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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Spitting out blood from back of my throat, what does this mean?

Hemoptysis: Blood from the back of your throat can come from your nose, your lungs, your throat or your stomach. I would go to the emergency room to be evaluated. It could be serious. ...Read more

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I've just had an operation and she i cleared my throat there was blood in the spit is this normal ?

I've just had an operation and she i cleared my throat there was blood in the spit is this normal ?

Delaying antibiotics: Survey done in England of about 1700 adults on delaying antibiotic prescribing in respiratory infections as a model of treatment and checking for patient satisfaction. ...Read more

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There was blood in my spit after I threw up very violently and now my throat feels a little sour. Wha to do?

There was blood in my spit after I threw up very violently and now my throat feels a little sour. Wha to do?

Blood in spit: Vomiting violently sometimes causes small tears in you esophageal muscosa which bleeds and you can see the blood in your spit like you described. If the bleeding stopped then it should heal automatically just stay away from smoking and drinking for sometime. If you are still bleeding alot of blood then you should go to the nearest ER ...Read more

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Earlier, I spit when it was a little pink as if had blood my throat is a bit irritate and now I spit everythin is good could be what should I go er?

Earlier,  I spit when it was a little pink as if  had blood my throat is a bit irritate  and now I spit everythin is good could be what should I go er?

Hold up: This is not something that you should take to the er. But if you develop any severe pain, swelling, fever, etc. Then go. It sounds like you could have gingivitis, trauma from food, or thin capillaries in your throat that can leak if you irritated enough when spitting. ...Read more

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Why did i just spit blood out from my throat?

Hmmm: Several reasons. Have you been coughing or sneezing? These could lead to small tears that could result in blood. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm just spit out a mucas type ball in a sense with traces of blood in there. And my throat has been hurting me since Tuesday.

See a physician: You may have an infection that needs treatment with an antibiotic. For this you will need an examination by physician. A sore throat with mucus that has blood in it needs to be seen. In the meantime gargle with some warm salt water 1 teaspoon of salt in a large glass of water. ...Read more

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Blood in spit, is it from gums or throat?

Gums: The most likelly source is your gums. Have a dentist check out your gums as it could be an indication of gum disease. ...Read more

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I spit a phlegm with a very small amount of blood. Is this a serious problem or it this just a wound in my throat because of coughing hard?

I spit a phlegm with a very small amount of blood. Is this a serious problem or it this just a wound in my throat because of coughing hard?

Coughing blood: A cough which produces blood may come from one of two sources. It may simply be blood which drains from the nasal passages down the back of the throat or may be originating in the lungs themselves. Often associated with bronchitis or inflammation, however hirmoptysis or coughing blood should be evaluated by your physician in either case. ...Read more

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I spit yellowish stuff when I wake up in the morning. Is it blood or what? I do feel congestion at the back of throat. Should I be concerned?

I spit yellowish stuff when I wake up in the morning. Is it blood or what? I do feel congestion at the back of throat.
Should I be concerned?

Yellow phlegm: Phlegm in the morning can be from acute or chronic bronchitis (for example, if you smoke), or can sometimes be from a sinus infection with post nasal drip. If it persists, or worsens, or if fever or pain develop, see your doctor. If you smoke, stop! ...Read more

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Spitting Up (Definition)

Spitting up is normal for babies, and is usually nothing to worry about. Excessive spitting, however, can be ...Read more