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Hit head yesterday, had a lump, went er. I was discharged. Since then, almost every time i blow my nose, there's bloody mucous. What to do?

Hit head yesterday, had a lump, went er. I was discharged. Since then, almost every time i blow my nose, there's bloody mucous. What to do?

Be seen again: You need to let your doctor know right away that this is happening. You need to be checked again and further evaluated for damage from the head injury. I hope it is not serious! ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

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


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Hit head yesterday, had a lump, went er. I was discharged. Since then, almost every time i blow my nose, there's bloody mucous. What to do ?

Hit head yesterday, had a lump, went er. I was discharged. Since then, almost every time i blow my nose, there's bloody mucous. What to do ?

Nasal saline: The bleeding is likely from the initial trauma. If there is no active bleeding, just blow gently. Use nasal saline to keep the mucus moving and the nose moist. If the amount of bleeding increases, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I woke up with a head cold yesterday and an oncoming cluster headache well today i blew a large blob of mucous out of nose and now blood clots.?

I woke up with a head cold yesterday and an oncoming cluster headache well today i blew a large blob of mucous out of nose and now blood clots.?

Nasal blood clots: A cold can erode the small blood vessels in the nose, but also the blood can congeal with the mucus to give you the clots you are experiencing. ...Read more

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I have a mild headache, runny nose and a cough. When i cough sometimes mucus mixed with blood comes up, and everytime i blow my nose blood comes out.

I have a mild headache, runny nose and a cough.  When i cough sometimes mucus mixed with blood comes up, and everytime i blow my nose blood comes out.

Coughing blood bad: Nose bleeds can not only drip out the front, but can also drip down the back and when that mucus is brought up it has bloody streaks. However, if the blood is truly being coughed from the lungs, it is very important to see a physician immediately for evaluation. ...Read more

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Got hit in my face 3-4 days ago. Now have black eye. Bleed a bit from the nose then stop. Now see mucus/salive with small blood through mouth split.Er?

Got hit in my face 3-4 days ago. Now have black eye. Bleed a bit from the nose then stop. Now see mucus/salive with small blood through mouth split.Er?

Nose or eye: There could be two reasons for this finding. First is that the trauma that you sustained could have also caused damage to the inner lying tissues of the nose or it can be due to the fact that the nasolacrimal duct which drains tears from our eye is draining blood from the eye. Either way you must see an ophthalmologist to get thoroughly examined. ...Read more

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Nose stuffy only at night and and in early morning in right nostril only with bright red blood in mucus no nose bleeds with slight sinus pressure?

Nose stuffy only at night and and in early morning in right nostril only with bright red blood in mucus no nose bleeds with slight sinus pressure?

Sounds sinus: The nasal passages get very dry and then with irritation such as blowing hard irritates the nostril andvruptures the small capillaries. Don't be so rough keep the sinus irrigated with steam ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more