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Spitting Up Blood And Mucus
My wife has spit up blood with mucus twice, not the same day, while coughing, should we be worried?
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
Maybe nothing: If you have had a hard cough for several days you could have irritated your bronchial mucosa and are getting flecks of blood in the mucous. If it gets worse or continues after the cough see your doctor. Usually it is nothing and is a result of "trauma"- either vomiting or hard coughing- and clears up in a few days. ...Read more
Not normal: Please have this checked immediately.Get a more detailed answer ›
He smokes cigarettes&weed(with bong)... sometimes coughs up tar. but today randomly after doin weed he lid in bed & spit up tar, mucus, &BLOOD? help!!
He needs help.: He really needs help, both medically and with his habits/addictions. Right now, he should visit an emergency room as it sounds like something serious may be going on with the lungs and/or upper airway. ...Read more
This doesn't happen every morning but on some mornings when I get ready to spit out mucus its mixed with a small amount of blood I haven't been coughing?
Get it checked.: Blood from any body site is a danger signal and should be checked. However in your case it may be from inflamed nasal passages with post nasal drip, inflamed gumbs, inflamed tonsils etc but you would most likely have symptoms. This is definitely something you should discuss with your doctor. Please get checked by your physician! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many reasons: Infections, bruses, polyps (small benign growths), etc can cause what you are describing. ...Read more
Hemoptysis: Coughing up blood is an indication of injury to your breathing passages or lung tissue. It can be seen with things all the way from throat irritation to pneumonia to tuberculosis to pulmonary emboli (blood clots in the lungs) to lung cancer. It is therefore a potentially worrisome symptom which needs to be investigated by your physician asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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