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Tiny amount of blood after sneezing, through mouth. Brown in colour. Taking daily blood thinners, 21 years old, good blood pressure. Should I worry?

Tiny amount of blood after sneezing, through mouth. Brown in colour. Taking daily blood thinners, 21 years old, good blood pressure. Should I worry?

Bleeding: I do not know why you were taking blood thinners at 19 years of age I would suggest if they have been prescribed by physician you should see that doctor to make sure that what you were taking is in the right amount ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Why do some people sneeze through their mouths instead of their noses?

Why do some people sneeze through their mouths instead of their noses?

Pressure: If you sneeze with your mouth closed you put pressure on the sinus cavity which has a thin membrane. So for example, after dental implant surgery while recovering own would be told to sneeze with mouth open until the dental implant solidifies and crown placed on. ...Read more

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Can you catch another cold if you already have one? Sounds daft bt recovering frm one and walked past woman who sneezed (covered her mouth) bt worried

Can you catch another cold if you already have one? Sounds daft bt recovering frm one and walked past woman who sneezed (covered her mouth) bt worried

Its possible: Colds are caused by different viruses in the rhinovirus family, therefore you could be exposed to different viruses. Your symptoms are really your immune system trying to rid the body of the virus. So yes is the answer. ...Read more

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My fiance always sneezes through her mouth. Isn't the point of sneezing to clear nasal cavities? Should she try to start sneezing through her nose?

No.: Sneezing seems to be triggered by a 'tickle' in the nose. I think it is a beneficial way to clean the tracheo-bronchial tree (the lungs) and maybe some of the nasal cavity, too. Blowing the nose should clean the nasal passages adequately. ...Read more

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I had an explosive sneeze with closed mouth. I know it might sound funny but now my throat aches terribly. Is it possible I have damaged something?

Not funny: Most important to leave mouth open and sneeze into your bent elbow/shoulder area. This prevents tremendous forces in your sinuses. You may have strained your posterior pharyngeal (throat) muscles and soft palate muscles. You can also cause tremendous pressure on your eyes with this kind of sneeze. Give it some rest and see your MD if it does not improve in a few days. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Believe allergic reaction to large qty of fertilizer itchy burn watery eyes. Dry mouth sneezing stuffy nose. Remedy?

Believe allergic reaction to large qty of fertilizer itchy burn watery eyes. Dry mouth sneezing stuffy nose. Remedy?

Protect yourself: The remedy is to wear an appropriate mask while you're working with any chemicals. Also wear eye protection. Avoid contact for 5 to 7 days with anymore fertilizer. ...Read more

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Is sneezing out of my mouth the correct way to sneeze?

Is sneezing out of my mouth the correct way to sneeze?

Proper sneeze: Everyone has their own sneeze. Some are primarily from the nose, others the mouth, still others both. Ultimately, the proper sneeze is the one that successfully removes/resolves the irritant that prompted the sneeze in the first place. If it works, don't change it. Don't stifle it (that can hurt), and remember to cover up. ...Read more

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2 weeks old throwing up through mouth & nose, sneezing & coughing, sounds very congested during feedings & sometimes turns red & chokes during feeding?

2 weeks old throwing up through mouth & nose, sneezing & coughing, sounds very congested during feedings & sometimes turns red & chokes during feeding?

See your doctor: First thing to make sure of is that you are not overfeeding the baby. A newborn has a stomach that in the average holds less than 1oz of fluid. You may want to try backing off on the amount of feeding to get better tolerance and less vomiting. If that is mot working, go see your pediatrician to see what might be wrong ...Read more

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I had blood in spit from mouth after sneezing. No cause found. I got a chest xray. But I am still worried about lung cancer?

I had blood in spit from mouth after sneezing. No cause found. I got a chest xray. But I am still worried about lung cancer?

Very unlikely: You are very, very unlikely to have lung cancer. Stop worrying about one episode of blood in spit.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I had blood from mouth after sneezing? Is it normal? I got a chest x ray and sputum cytology. Is that sufficient to rule out lung cancer?

I had blood from mouth after sneezing? Is it normal? I got a chest x ray and sputum cytology. Is that sufficient to rule out lung cancer?

Lung Cancer unlikely: You are too young to have lung Cancer. I would advise you to follow up with your doctor as to how he/she should monitor you further. It will partly depend on your future symptoms. If there is any more coughing with blood, then additional testing would be necessary. Otherwise you should do fine. But do not smoke! ...Read more

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When I sneeze, I give off a bad odor out my mouth?

When I sneeze, I give off a bad odor out my mouth?

Bad breath: Try a mouth wash and brush your tongue when you brush you teeth. You can also try a tongue rake that can be bought at the pharmacy. The bacteria on the back of the tongue can give the bad odor. If it persists see your dentist or ent. Sometimes isolated fungal infections can exist that need an antifungal medication. Good health to you! ...Read more

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Is it normal that I sneezed today & I found on the tissue a dot of blood (from the mouth). Is it dangerous or could be normal?

Is it normal that I sneezed today & I found on the tissue a dot of blood (from the mouth). Is it dangerous or could be normal?

If it is an: Isolated episode, I would not be concerned. Probably a little bit of blood from irritation. If it persists, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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While sneeze mucous is coming through mouth?

While sneeze mucous is coming through mouth?

This time of year: This is usually indicates ALLERGIES to pollen. Try simple OTC Benadryl. ....

Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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For what length of time do cold germs stay in the air from a sneeze if the person covered their mouth?

For what length of time do cold germs stay in the air from a sneeze if the person covered their mouth?

Virus: I do not know the exact period of time that droplets can remain suspended in the air, however some common cold viruses can live on inanimate surfaces for several hours. When someone covers their cough with their hand, the virus can remain infective on hands for at least two hours (if not washed off). ...Read more

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I sneezed with food in my mouth yesterday and ever since, I feel pain in my middle ribcage area, when I move. No pain when stationary. What is this?

I sneezed with food in my mouth yesterday and ever since, I feel pain in my middle ribcage area, when I move. No pain when stationary. What is this?

Rib separation: Probably separated rib cartilage junction or serratus/intercostal muscle injury. Hurts with breathing or movement. Will improve with time. Try antiinflammatory meds, wrap. If worsens see md. ...Read more

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Why should we keep a handkerchief on our mouth and nose while sneezing?

Why should we keep a handkerchief on our mouth and nose while sneezing?

Handkerchief: So that you decrease the aerosolization of of viruses and bacteria in vicinity of others. Same reason as washing hands. This is most common way to spread infectious diseases. ...Read more

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If somebody sneezed at me 3 times without covering his mouth, am I going to get sick?

If somebody sneezed at me 3 times without covering his mouth, am I going to get sick?

Depends: If he only has an allergic issue, you will not get sick from them. Even if he has a viral infection, the risk is not a 100%. ...Read more

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Why do we sneeze?? And what happens if instead of sneezing out of our nose we do it outta the mouth?

Why do we sneeze?? And what happens if instead of sneezing out of our nose we do it outta the mouth?

Sneeze: Sometimes people sneeze in reaction to allergies or environmental allergen exposure. And sneezing through your mouth is acceptable ...Read more

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When i, and other people I've asked, sneeze, its always through the mouth. This happens naturally, as part of the reflex. This is normal, right?

Yes: Nose and mouth. One should avoid holding the nose when sneezing as this will force bacteria into the middle ears. The proper way to cough is not to use your hands, rather use the bend of your elbow to avoid spreading germs. ...Read more

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When you sneeze does saliva go from your mouth out your nose?

When you sneeze does saliva go from your mouth out your nose?

No: The secretions that you express with a sneeze are not saliva. They're nasal mucus, made in the nasal passages and sinuses. When you spit, it's saliva. ...Read more

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I am sneezing blood from nose and mouth.

I am sneezing blood from nose and mouth.

Myriad causes: There are so many possible causes: infection, trauma, bleeding disorders. Have you had nosebleeds? Have you been exposed to tuberculosis? Are there other symptoms? It sounds like you need a good overall check-up and possible specialty care if an issue can't be easily found. ...Read more

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When I sneezed there was like snot in my throat mouth is that normal?

When I sneezed there was like snot in my throat mouth is that normal?

Normal: Mucus produced in the nose in drains posteriorly into the throat. It is usual to unknowingly swallow 1 liter of mucus daily. This may vary depending on infection or allergy. Mucus should generally appear clear or white. Yellow or green mucus generally indicates infection. ...Read more