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Coughing Up Blood Sore Throat
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
I've been sick for a few days with headache and sore throat with pain and cough. Today I was coughing blood. Should it worry me? Is it contagious?
See a doctor: Coughing up blood can be non-serious (blood from dried out nasal passages) or it can be serious (bacterial infection in the lungs, cancer). I would get seen by a doctor, possibly get a chest x-ray and treatment for whatever the underlying cause might be. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do I need to do and what is wrong? Coughing up food and blood sore throat slight fever often light headed sometimes dizzy sometimes tight chested
Could it be normal if I had a sore throat for about 2 weeks and today I started coughing up blood?
Hemoptysis: Coughing up blood is not normal. See your doctor immediately for evaluation. ...Read more
Am coughing up blood vry small amnt only in mornings and only once for past 2 days have sore throat, had fever few days ago now I dont. No chst pain?
Sore throat: Humidify the air around you with a vaporizer. It will do wonders. You probably have a viral illness and the air is very dry around you. Drink plenty of fluids and this should resolve in a few days. Fluid should be water only. At least a 2liter a day at the minimum. Feel better. ...Read more
I have a fever and below normal temperature, sore throat and I am coughing up blood tinged phlegm. Pain inside right upper chest.?
Depends: An md consult would not be out of order at your age. It is likely pharyngitis or bronchial spasms secondary to a moderate respiratory infection or even allergies. If irritated enough by coughing, a small amount of blood could look more foreboding mixed in with phlegm or saliva. By the way fever= higher temperature. Feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You need exam by Dr.:
Coughing up blood should never be ignored and should warrant an office visit or at least a phone call to your physician. A normal cold will not usually result in coughing up blood unless the coughing was very prolonged and severe. Even then it's best to speak with your physician as
it is one of the warning signs of lung cancer.
Chelilitis is the term for inflammation of the lips. See: http://bit. Ly/1pgW3B4 ...Read more
Hemoptysis....: The most likely reason to cough blood, called hemoptysis, is bronchitis. But this symptom always requires an evaluation by a doctor because it could be due to malignancy. So, if you cough up blood, see your doctor asap. If you are short of breath or coughing up a lot of blood, go to the er. If you smoke, you need to quit to decrease airway inflammation. ...Read more
I've had a sore throat for 2 weeks now and its very painful, im starting cough out blood, what could this be?
Viral illness: More than likely you have a viral illness presenting as a post nasal drip from your sinuses. The drip is giving you a sore throat and blood can be due to irritation. Use salt water nosedrops and vaporizer. Also see your physician to make sure you don't have a strep throat. ...Read more
Have had sore throat for 2wk, lost my voice for a couple of days, still to this day, I have a very painful forcing cough with the sore throat & blood.
I have a sore throat and mucus, when I cough up the mucus there are small streaks of blood, I don't feel sick but my throat is really sore what do ido?
Cough and sore throat for a week throat hurts when eating drinking yawning coughed up blood in muscus two days ago what is this?
Blood?: If you are actually coughing up blood you need to see your doctor right away don't wait ...Read more
Sometime I find blood in my phlegm, I'm sure it's not from my gums. I don't cough or have sore throat, I don't smoke either. Should I be worry?
I had fever in 5March for 2 weeks then cough for 1 months & not sore throat. In 16 April blood test was Mono positive. Can it show another disease than?
Mono can present as: Mono is caused by virus's-either Ebstein Barr or Ctomegalo Virus. They both can cause sore throat, fatigue, and cough. if you are still having cough, I would suggest getting that looked at again as there may be other things. Mono can and usually does suppress your immune system which can lead to other bacteria or viruses taking opportunities to flare and cause issues. ...Read more
Tight sore chest. Coughing up strips of light red blood. Got a cough and temputure and sore throat. Feel shivery and cold.
Blood coming out from cough and sore throat from last 6 months diffuculty swallowing and some time blood comes out from nose also?
See an ENT: Blood from the nose could just be nosebleeds, but this is something I would check out thoroughly. There is nothing normal about coughing up blood. ...Read more
I've contracted a cold from a 8 month baby, I've now got a bad sore throat, chest pain and bad breathing and when ever I cough I taste blood.
Blood with ST, cold:
It appears you have caught a cold, so treat with fluids and Tylenol for pain, fever. OTC meds for cold as needed, throat lozenges. Also, cold fluids for the broken
throat capillary suspected from strong coughing. If
blood and coughing persist, see an MD for further
investigation or call for virtual appt with internist thru health tap. ...Read more
Hi, I have a slight cold a bit of a snuffly nose but no sore throat or cough, I just brought up phlegm and there is blood in it? Streaks of blood?
Epistaxis: Bleeding from the nose due to superficial irritation associated with viral URI may occur, and its dripping from the rear of the nose into the nasopharynx may produce small amts of blood in phlegm. If, however, this gets worse or persists beyond the time that the cold clears you should go and be seen by a doctor. Wish you better soon. ...Read more
I've had a fever, sore throat, cough with green, blood tinged mucus for a few days. Also a mild pain at the bottom of my chest. Should I go to my dr?
1st had sore throat 12 days later lost voice had terrible croup like cough now 1week later coughing up tiniest specs of red blood occasionally?
See a doctor: I would always get a chest x ray on anyone coughing up blood, and some lab work as well. I recommend you see a doctor. I wish you well! ...Read more
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