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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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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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A black eye from hit. Bleed a bit from nose then stop. eye has small red on the white back on the side. mucus/saliva with small blood in mouth Spit.er?

A black eye from hit. Bleed a bit from nose then stop. eye has small red on the white back on the side. mucus/saliva with small blood in mouth Spit.er?

Need an eye exam. : It's prudent that you get examined by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. The small red spot that you are describing sounds like a sub conjunctival hemorrhage which is due to a blood vessel that was damaged under the white membrane of the eye. In itself it's not dangerous but trauma to the eye may be associated with glaucoma, retinal tear, blood in the anterior chamber known as hyphema, etc. ...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?

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

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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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What could be the problem if you blow your nose and the mucus comes with traces of blood?

What could be the problem if you blow your nose and the mucus comes with traces of blood?

Bloody mucus: Depends on the amount of blood. If just trace amounts then likely is due to your nose being dry and irritated, so when the crusted mucus is expelled it can irritate the small capillaries, leading to some blood. Try a little saline nasal spray or white petroleum jelly into the nose. ...Read more

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Nose mucus with a bit of blood is a sign of what?

Thanks for asking!: Usually dry irritated mucosa. Try using a cool mist vaporizer and don't have air blowing across you. If worsens get checked. ...Read more

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Why would there be blood in my mucus when i blow my nose?

Inflamed lining: There are a large amount of superficial blood vessels inside the nose and when the lining gets very irritated often there can be blood. You may have a sore or some other irritation in your nose that can be easily evaluated and treated by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I have blood in my mucus when I clean my nose. What does this mean?

I have blood in my mucus when I clean my nose. What does this mean?

Clean?: "Clean" your nose? Sounds like you're traumatizing your nasal lining. The interior of you nose does not need "cleaning". ...Read more

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Blood in my nose sometimes in my mucus. What will be my health problems?

Blood in my nose sometimes in my mucus. What will be my health problems?

Blood in secretions: This is probably not anything to worry about. It is probably due to dryness in your immediate surroundings. Try increasing the humidity on the humidifier of the furnace or get a vaporizer for the family room and any other room where you spend the majority of your day. Use some ointment in the nose on both sides. If it persists see the doctor to have them check the nose out. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned that i always have blood in my nose along with the mucus?

Should i be concerned that i always have blood in my nose along with the mucus?

Bloody nasal mucus: You should have this checked with ENT doctor. This could simply be a dry nose, but could indicate nasal vestibulitis or that there is a lesion or growth in the nose. ...Read more

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Would you suggest to use a neti pot after i blew my nose and there was a bit of blood in the mucus?

Probably: Sometimes there may be a little bit of irritated membrane in your nose with some dry blood or that oozes a bit of blood. It is unlikely that the netipot actually caused any bleeding. As long as there is not continued bleeding, it is probably not something to be concerned about. ...Read more

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