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Spitting Up Bloody Mucus In The Morning
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
This morning I woke up spitting bloody mucus and later on today I had a bloody nose what should I do? I smoke.
You: You need to be evaluated by an otolaryngologist in short order. Although bloody mucous can be benign secondary to bloody nose dripping into your throat ordue to local irritation/trauma in the throat from dry mucosa, coughing, gagging, or throat clearing, your history of smoking warrants a thorough evaluation of the nose, mouth, pharynx, and larynx (and possibly the lungs) to rule out more serious causes of bloody mucous. If the blood is determined to be from the nose (epistaxis) your physician will counsel you on treatments to decrease the risk of continued bleeding, and may even treat you in the office. If there are other reasons for your bleeding additional testing and/or therapies may be needed, but it is imperative to have a qualified ENT examine you. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having chest pain, metallic taste in my mouth, back pain and I spit green mucus in the morning?
Chest pain: Metallic taste can be from infection (oral, tooth, gums, sinus), GERD, systemic disease, etc. Chest/back pain may be indicative of cardiac/lung problem, which may be much more serious. Please see both Physician and Dentist for evaluations. Symptoms my be coincidental, stemming from different causes. Go now. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is having a little spit in mucus during the morning a serious cause for concern for a 30 yr old (smoker)? I have stoped for 2 days can I observe more?
Spit in mucus smoker: No it is not cause for concern if there is no blood in it.Smoking causes irritatin of the inner lining of bronchi and that produces phlegm or mucus and most smokers have that in the morning and some throughout the day. It is a good idea to stop smoking as you are only 30 years old. So good decision and stay of the cigarettes. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Every morning flem or mucus I spit out as soon as I wake lasting about a half hour to forty five minutes. I've had about 6mo. What could it be.
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
Every few days i'll wake up in the morning and spit up brown clumps (i think it's mucus) and a little light red. I don't smoke, nothing else wrong.
Not sure: I would suggest you visit your doc to get checked out. Read more
My 9 year old son is spitting mucus with blood in the morning. There is no coughing, or fever, and no one in the house smokes. Thank you?
Other symptoms?: Is he having nasal congestion, sneezing as well? At this age is very common to have nasal irritation and capillary fragility which can cause some blood in nose that he could spit in the mornings due to the position of his head while sleeping. Very common with the cold weather. However, if he is having cough and symptoms happen during the rest of the day he needs to see his doctor for formal exam. Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Non smoker no coughing, every morning spitting up mucus lasting about 1/2 to 45min. Rest of the day great, no lung problem. Age 72?
Sounds like: You might have aspiration. Get an opinion from ENT or pulmonary specialist. Read more
When I spit in the morning I see blood in mucus, less amount of blood every day? There is no cough and and pain. I had a chest X-Ray it was normal
Maybe from the nose: Mucous that is coughed up in the morning might not be from the chest. It could be from the sinuses, and dripping down into the throat. If the air is dry, or you are using nasal steroids, or have significant nasal congestion, the mucous from the nose and sinuses can be bloody. If you know the mucous is coming from your chest, then I suggest a chest CT, which will give more info than a chest xray. Read more
What can cause spitting up mucus in morning when not sick, only other symptom is fatigue from not good sleep? Also, not consistent, pinprick of blood.
I spit out brown mucus every morning but I am not a smoker and do not work in dusty environments this only started after I had a myringotomy in my ear?
Sometimes when my throat is dry in the morning, I have brown mucus in my throat (I don't have any infection)when I spit it out, the dryness gets better?
Nonsmoker, 19, have had a severely swollen throat for past few days. This morning spit up hard brown and red mucus. No coughing. Neg strep & flu test?
This morning I spit out mucus out of my mouth. Yesterday I had a fever and this morning my throat hurt when I swallowed. I spit a little blood also.
I had a cold 2 weeks ago but now it's gone except I keep getting phlegm in my throat. In the morning I spit up a little brown mucus. No fever or cough?
Brown may be blood: This may be left over from the infection you need to see your physician if this persists. Read more
Woke this morning sore throat spitting up dark mucus now its clear and was thirsty could I have been dehydrated or getting sick chest have slight burn?
Sore throat. Spit mucus with blood in the morning, only pain is swallow saliva&sneeze. Had fever of 38%bac ytd but not tdy. No cough or flu. Wad is it?
Respiratory virus: This is likely a upper respiratory viral infection in evolution. Sore throat (pharyngitis) with fever, followed by cough and other flu like symptoms. Best treatment is rest, plenty of fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for aches and fever. A decongestant and cough suppressant may be helpful when these symptoms arise. Throat lozenges can help with the sore throat. If no better in 3-5 days, see md. Read more
I've had a cough for like a week. I woke up yesterday spitting bloody mucus and Having some bloody mucus on and off all day. I'm fine today tho. What is it?
Many reasons: Infections, bruses, polyps (small benign growths), etc can cause what you are describing. Read more
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