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What does it mean that i've been spitting up blood flecked mucus?

What does it mean that i've been spitting up blood flecked mucus?

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

Mucus (Definition)

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


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Is it normal spitting up blood and mucus together when you have bronchitis?

Is it normal spitting up blood and mucus together when you have bronchitis?

Could be: Inflammation occurs and coughing with blood tinged mucus is common. Assure you get properly treated and have good follow-up care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My wife has spit up blood with mucus twice, not the same day, while coughing, should we be worried?

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

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What does it mean if you spit up blood with mucus but your nose isn't bleeding?

What does it mean if you spit up blood with mucus but your nose isn't bleeding?

Other causes: The bleeding may come from another source, such as the mouth, tongue, oral cavity, throat, esophagus, or lungs. Best to see an otolaryngologist to determine the cause of the bleeding. ...Read more

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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 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

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Does spitting blood mucus means ulcer?

Does spitting blood mucus means ulcer?

Possibly: Spitting up blood, vomiting or coughing up blood are all serious issues. You should get this checked out. There are many potential causes and ulcers are one of them. ...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?

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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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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