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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


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Burped and it's burned. Spit out blood streaked spit for 10 minutes afterwards. Chest pain. Is this GI or lung related? Could it be blood clot in lung?

Burped and it's burned. Spit out blood streaked spit for 10 minutes afterwards. Chest pain. Is this GI or lung related? Could it be blood clot in lung?

Probably GI: Given that it began after a burp and burning. Burping may be associated reflux of stomach acid up into the esophagus, causing burning due to the irritation of the delicate lining of the esophagus. This irritation & resulting inflammation can result in bleeding. GI bleeds can be very serious and even life threatening. A blood clot in lung usually causes rapid heart rate and shortness of breath. ...Read more

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I statred to smoke my cigg and as soon as I spit my spit was blood red as soon as I put the cigg out and went to spit in a cup to see it no blood?

I statred to smoke my cigg and as soon as I spit my spit was blood red as soon as I put the cigg out and went to spit in a cup to see it no blood?

Bleeding normal: That's fine. You can get occasional bleeding in the mouth even if you don't smoke. Do a good exam of the mouth and if you see anything suspicious let a doctor know. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause you to spit blood? I've been spitting small amounts of blood after doing it and even without doing it in the evening hours.

Can masturbation cause you to spit blood? I've been spitting small amounts of blood after doing it and even without doing it in the evening hours.

Hemoptysis: Coughing up blood is never normal. If this has been occurring for a while, you should see your doctor to find the cause of the bleeding. Masturbation does not lead to this symptom. ...Read more

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What dose spitting up blood mean?

What dose spitting up blood mean?

Spitting up Blood: Does you friend get into fist fight with the likes of sony corleone. Then it means, your friend is lucky to get out of it alive. If not then it may be, any kind of reason related to gums, teeth, habit of biting inside his cheeks, nasal drip, bronchitis
or tuberculosis, some serious lung ailment. Oesophageal or stomach problems. And a whole lot more. Depends on your insurance.
Quit smoking. ...Read more

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Common causes of spitting up blood?

Common causes of spitting up blood?

Get it evaluated: Do you mean coughing up blood, throwing up blood or simply having blood in your saliva? They all have different causes and some can be serious. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause you to spit up blood?

Can alcohol cause you to spit up blood?

Possibly: After vomiting you can develop small tears in the esophagus that can bleed. Also, more frequent alcohol abusers can develop ulcers. In any case, go see your doctor.. ...Read more

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Can hiv be transmitted by spit mixed with blood?

Can hiv be transmitted by spit mixed with blood?

What happened?: I'm assuming the setting was a fistfight. There's one case of hepatitis C transmitted during bloody fisticuffs. So far, I haven't heard of any confirmed transmission of HIV this way, or transmission of any very serious virus by bloody spit. Please do be careful, though -- you're almost a grown man now, and fighting can have more serious consequences than in the past. ...Read more

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Spitting up blood in the morning! Smoked since 66?

Spitting up blood in the morning! Smoked since 66?

Asking for someone?: History makes a big difference here. The best thing is to get acquanitance to see provider and get lung and sputum studies. Typically blood is associated with a tumor or infection. There are other causes as well including unusual conditions. None will be helped by continued smoking so help him/her stop. The only way your friend/you can know if there's a life-threatening problem is talk with doctor. ...Read more

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So does it mean I hv cancer if I spit a bit of blood?

So does it mean I hv cancer if I spit a bit of blood?

Not necessarily: While not necessarily related to cancer, it can be. Please see yourdoctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you spit up blood after smoking?

What does it mean when you spit up blood after smoking?

Not good: Either a direct irritation, an infection a damage on airways by the chronic irritation ora cancer

get expert evaluation rigth away. ...Read more

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2 year old spit up a little blood, should I be concerned?

2 year old spit up a little blood, should I be concerned?

Spit up blood: Like most scenarios in pediatrics, the child's appearance is vitally important. A comfortable looking child is less worrisome. However, any patient of any age who spits up blood even once, should be examined by their doctor. Again, in the well-appearing child there's probably little cause for concern. But an exam is warranted. ...Read more

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Spitting out blood with burning sensation on the oxofagus?

Spitting out blood with burning sensation on the oxofagus?

Consider This: Spitting up blood can indicate several things, some serious and some not-so-serious. GERD (acid reflux into the esophagus) or strenuous coughing can cause blood in sputum. Personal history that would raise concern for more serious problems include smoking and heavy alcohol use. For GERD, you could try OTC Mylanta to coat your throat and neutralize stomach acid. If blood continues, see a physician. ...Read more

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What could be the cause to spitting up blood when coughing?

What could be the cause to spitting up blood when coughing?

See your doctor: Could be bloody post nasal drip, bleeding from back of mouth/throat, or even pneumonia. Definitely a symptom you don't want to ignore. Please make an appointment with your physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to spit up blood when you are on oxygen permanently?

Is it normal to spit up blood when you are on oxygen permanently?

No: Two common possibilities - you have an infection or the oxygen is drying out your mucous membranes causing bleeding - ask your prescribing doctor if you can get a humidifier for the oxygen at least part of the time. ...Read more

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