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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
Good question: Could be coming from many sources. See your doctor or make a health tap appt foe exam so you can be helped ...Read more
Source??: Spitting blood could have many different sources. You could be having irritation in your nose, even form something like allergies, that causes bleeding that you swallow or spit. You could have gunky tonsils. You could have gum/periodontal disease leading to bleeding. It could be something in your throat. It could be esophagus and/or stomach in origin. You need to see doc to find out source! ...Read more
Get checked out!: This may be due to problems with your teeth, sinuses, lungs, your esophagus, as well as other causes. It is getting no better, so the problem is not going away. It could be something very serious and you don't want it to get worse or get to the point where no treatment is possible! See a doc. Go to your health department, who can do some initial screening tests for free or no cost. Get started! ...Read more
I spit blood for a couple of days now after I had a week sinusitis. I am so worried about this. please help. I am a non-smoker.
I have a horrible cough and i decided to buy carbosisteine and now as i become better i spit blood in my pleghm but i don't cough anymore, help?
Cough with blood: I am not familiar with this drug you are using. The streaky blood with the cough is not uncommon. Blood clots on the other hand are mare worrisome. You can gargle with warm saltwater and this will help with the dryness in the throat. Try using over the counter delsym (dextromethorphan) this will help with the cough. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more
Yes it is normal: This is a normal reaction to nose bleed. You will still have blood in the nasal sinus after a nose bleed. This is the source of your spiting blood. The pain is likely due to the irritation from the recent nose bleed and clearing your nasal sinuses. ...Read more
See doctor...: Coughing up blood, called hemoptysis, is usually due to bronchitis. However, it can also be due to malignancy. So, you need to see your doctor to rule out malignancy and treat the underlying disorder. The bronchitis from last january may be unrelated. If you are a smoker, you need to quit to decrease airway inflammation. If you are short of breath or coughing a lot of blood, go to the er. ...Read more
So I had a tonsillitis about a week ago. It was cured after 5days because of the meds ,but then yesterday I started spitting blood. Help pls?
Prob NL recovery: This is prob normal. Your scabs on your tonsils are drying up & sloughing at about this time into your recovery. So minor bleeding is OK. Watch for sig bleeding though. Any sig bright red bleeding or pumping blood is an emergency. Get to the ER ASAP if you see that kind of sig bleeding. Eat a soft diet - nothing that could scratch your scabs. And you could gently swish & swallow ice water. ...Read more
Many reasons: Infections, bruses, polyps (small benign growths), etc can cause what you are describing. ...Read more
Spitting blood: Spitting up blood can be a serious complication of acid reflux - if the blood is arising from your esophagus or your stomach, then you have a bleeding source that needs immediate attention. If the blood is from a tooth or you bit your tongue, then it will stop. So, check your mouth - if no bleeding source present, you must be seen asap. Gastritis, esophagitis, or an ulcer must be assessed ...Read more