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Coughing Up Mucus With Blood
Throat is sore, achy, coughing up mucus with blood in it. Not much of a cough, but my smokers cough changed this past month. Should I be worried?
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
High fevers, coughing up mucus with blood, bad smell from mucus&body skin. X-ray showed black spot on lung is this a cause of being a 40year smoker?
Burning, tingling sensation under both sides of breast and coughing up mucus and blood. Chest is also hurting, already had x-rays what should I do?
See doctor: If you saw the doctor then follow up with them if you are not better. More tests might be necessary to find the answer. ...Read more
Doctor said I had strep throat but didn't do strep test, been on antibiotics for a week, sore throat gone, but I'm still coughing up mucus with blood?
I'm 8 weeks pregnant I've had a cold for the past 2 weeks. I have been coughing up mucus and blood also when I blow my nose. Is this normal?
Common : Pregnancy increases the vascularity of your nasal passages. Sometimes prolonged coughing during pregnancy can cause you to get a nose bleed and this can show up when you cough and also in your nasal mucus. Its important to mention it to your ob to make sure there isn't something else going on. (For example, TB can make you cough up blood but its uncommon.) Best wishes! ...Read more
What is causing something in my throat to move up and down. That wont come up and it burns and its causing me to cough up mucus with blood in it?
Need exam to know: An ENT dr can do an exam including looking down your throat with a small fiberoptic camera and help identify the problem and its treatment rapidly. ...Read more
I've been coughing the past few days and I've had mucus in my throat, i just coughed up mucus with blood in it what does that mean?
Many things: Possibly due to the trauma to the throat caused by coughing. There are tiny blood vessel get broken and mix with saliva. You may also have some small amount of bleeding in the upper digestive system or lungs. If you are smoking any substance, throat tissue gets irritated leading to higher risk of bleeding. If this persists see a doctor or if the bleeding worsens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been sneezing and coughing and head stopped up and now im coughing up mucus with some blood in it. Can a cold cause this?
Or....: secondary infection on top of previous one. cannot say in your particular case, but generally, mild viral infections have mild symptoms. HOwever, they frequently cause irritation, breaks in the mucous linings, and predispose to have whatever germs that are there to grow, possibly invade, and cause a second (bacterial) infection that is helped by antibiotics. ...Read more
Go to doctor: The blood could be from the back of the nose or the throat from small surface blood vessels that pop from the drying effect of the mucous but since i can't examine you, it is best to see your health practitioner to examine you and give you more peace of mind. More exams may be needed which can't be done here. ...Read more
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