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Spit Blood Spitting
hi doc! I have recently been spitting blood. When I spit out I am seeing traces of blood. It occurs usually in the morning. What could be the reason?
See MD: This is something that you should be seen by MD for as soon as possible ...Read more
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They broke my nose yesterday, doctor said next week for a closed reduction. But When I spit, I spit blood still, is this normal?
Yes..: This may happen as a results of blood drainage down your throat. However, if it is a lot you should see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
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
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
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.
My boyfriend while trying to clear his congested nose through spitting had blood in his spit which he drew from his nose. What could possibiy be wrong?
I've been spitting up light blood, I spit a little it goes away and after an hour there's still blood in my throat, I smoke a couple of ciggarets aday?
See your doctor: Spitting up blood is never ok. If you smoke even more so. Stop smoking and follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
What??: Why have you waited so long? See a doctor now! ...Read more
Not normal: Please have this checked immediately.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: If you've been stabbed in the mouth. Not sure what constitutes a "tiny stab wound" but I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest you see a doctor. ...Read more
No: Nothing about this seems healthy. You need to seek professional medical help in person ...Read more
Hemoptysis...: Coughing up blood is called hemoptysis. This always needs to be evaluated by a doctor. The most common cause is bronchitis but malignancy needs to be ruled out. If he is short of breath, he needs to go to the er today. If not, he can see his family doctor asap. Once a diagnosis is made, treatment can be given. ...Read more
Hemoptysis: Sitting up quarter size clots is a serious symptom and warrants immediate evaluation by a physician ...Read more
Blood on phlegm: If this is an isolated incidence, there is most likely no worry. If it persists, you can seek medical treatment. ...Read more
Not yet: See how he acts. Is he eating, drinking, going to the bathroom. If he starts looking sick, take him to the doctor. ...Read more
My wife has spit up blood with mucus twice, not the same day, while coughing, should we be worried?
Cough & blood: Spitting up blood with coughing is a concern and may be a significant illness. There are many possibilities You should see your doctor for a checkup to diagnose your problem. ...Read more