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Fell On Back Coughed Up Blood
Caught a cold a few days back, I tend to ignore it but I'm pretty sure I taste blood every time I cough now. Anything to worry about?
Based on your history you probably have some irritation of the tissue of the back of throat or some mild nasal bleeding with cough. Drink plenty of water. Use humidifier at night to avoid tissue drying out. If smoking - consider quitting. If symptoms not better in a week or worsen see MD.
http://www. Webmd. Com/lung/bacterial-or-viral-infections-of-the-respiratory-tract ...Read more
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 vomited a fair amount of blood last night and since then I have been coughing, it is not a normal cough, and I have chest pain middle of back?
You need to: Get to the Emergency Room for a complete evaluation. ...Read more
I have sickness sand there's always blood in it, also happens when I cough. It's coming from the back of my nasal passage what could be the cause?
Check it out!: You are young but blood should not be there! Se an ENT specialist ot your family practitioner. ...Read more
I landed on my back on Friday while snowboarding and coughed up some blood and my mucus still has red tint when I cough occasionally today. No pain.
Could be serious: The two main things I would worry about would be a pulmonary contusion (a lung bruise) or a pneumothorax. It is a good sign that the symptom is getting better with time, but both diagnoses could potentially be serious. ...Read more
Pain - lower left side/back that won't go away, intensifies with cough or breathing followed with chills. Hurts while moving, urine clear no blood?
Back pain: You need to be seen and carefully evaluated ASAP. Do not delay this. You may have an infection or other non-infectious inflammatory condition and it may involve your kidneys, spinal cord or other areas. Please get this seen to quickly before you become increasingly ill. ...Read more
Have cronic cough with blood in it. Have been given meds for respatoiry infection now pain in right side of shoulder under shoulder blade?
Need further Eval...: Coughing blood, called hemoptysis, is usually due to bronchitis but it can also be caused by malignancy. So, you need to be re-seen by your doctor so further evaluation can occur. You may need to be seen by a lung specialist since you may need a cat scan of your chest as well as bronchoscopy, a procedure where your airways are examined with a fiber optic scope. So, see your doctor again asap. ...Read more
Pain in upper back, shoulder and neck with slight dry cough for 3 months. All xrays bloods and lft ok. Drs not concerned. Could it be cancer?
M31, blood count is normal except for "Left shift nuetrophils" and eosinophils 7.9 (normal= (1-6).suffered a virus inf. A month back, still cough.
I have a cough which tastes like blood afterward my temp is slight99.4 headache and my mid back hurts. Should I see my Doctor?
Make an appointment: It sounds like you probably have an upper respiratory infection, but more details and an exam are needed. Most upper respiratory infections are viral, requiring only treatment of symptoms while it runs it's course. However, if you develop worsening fever (101+), chest pain, difficulty breathing, or worsening back pain & cough, then please make an appointment with your pcp for further evaluation. ...Read more
Pain in upper right back. Slight cough for 2 months. 2 xrays and bloods. All fine. Highly anxious now. Could I have lung cancer.?
Had feeling of needing to cough and up right back pain for 12 weeks. 3xray and bloods. All normal respitry specialist not concerned. Cancer?
I think I may have a problem with my kidneys. My back gets really sore and I sometimes cough up blood. I'm have anorexia nervosa.
Kidneys?: Unlikely, but I would advise getting checked by your family doctor to explore causes of pain & coughing up blood. ...Read more
Is there a difference between mucus and blood in taste? There is an unusual taste at the back of my throat although I can't cough up anything.
Slight cough upper right back pain for 6 weeks. 2 xrays and bloods taken. All clear. Slight tingle in hands and feet. Could xrays missed something?
On my back where my lungs are I feel pain there whenever I take a deep breath/yawn/cough. And whenever I spit out mucus there's a lot of blood in it.
At your age infection is most likely and TB is one of these. A tumor is less likely. Not anywhere near enough information to tell what is going on but see a physician right away. This has the potential to be very serious for you and the people around you. See a physician now.
I've been feeling sick when I eat and throw it back up, I pee blood, cough blood, and I can't sleep. What could this be?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as your symptoms warrant an in-person evaluation.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
Slight dry cough 3 months & up right back pain. 3 clear xrays, bloods and lft. All normal. Really worried it could be lung cancer.
Probably okay: If you are a non-smoker and cxray okay. Next step is ct lung if concern persists. ...Read more
Could blood that's in vomit and there when I cough and sneeze be from the back nasal passage? It's usual globs and streaks of red blood?
Blood in vomit BAD: You do not want to see blood in your vomit. It implies that somewhere there has been a tear in some part of your throat, esophagus or stomach. You need to see a gastroenterologist to make sure you haven't caused significant damage. I'd also like to know why you are vomiting? Is it self induced? Do you have a GI bug? ...Read more
I'm having a real bad dry throat and in the very back of my throat I can see sinus drainage plus blood. I can't cough (or hack) it out.?
I have Asthma. I saw my Dr. Today. He said I'm wheezing and my chest sounds tight. 5 hours and now my cough taste like blood and my back hurts?
I am getting over my cold. But I still have this bad cough. Hurts my lower back and side, coughing up. Blood, and mucus stuck in my chest. Earache too?
M, 52 coughing leading to spine & headache, weightloss 7kg, sumtimes blood on coughing, anxiety, mild fever, cough in lungs. On meds but of no avail 3months?
What meds are those?
Coughing up blood is a serious symptom/ sign...
Inside or outside of the usa, you need a medical doctor check you for an active case of tuberculosis infection, as this could be treatable, but presents a public health issue when not treated - see a medical doctor urgently. ...Read more
Pain right lung and back with slight dry cough for 2 months. Had bloods & x-ray. All fine. Docs not too concerned. I am extremely worried lung cancer?
Further evaluation: If you are a smoker further evaluation with a ct scan of the chest may be indicated; you should also consider asking your physician for referral to a pulmonary specialist for evaluation of the persistent cough. On a good note- cancer is progressive so the longer the symptoms remain stable the less likely cancer is the cause. ...Read more
What could cause little specks of blood when I sneeze and cough from mouth? Could this be back of nasal passage? I have no blood from nostrils?
Congestion: Sometimes with hard sneeze mild capillary can break or sometime sinus infection can give little blood. ...Read more
I have a tight chest with a dry cough but when I cough I can taste blood at the back of my throat?
Get professional hel: Although it can be a sinus infection, any event where blood is involved should be evaluated. ...Read more
Had a dry cough with back pain for 3.5 months. Chest ct, xray, bloods and lft all normal. What could this be?
Could blood that's in vomit and in sputum when I cough and sneeze be from back of the nose. No blood comes out from nostrils though?
Not likely: Get in 2 b cn by ur pcp. This is abnormal and needs evaluation. ...Read more