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Taste Of Blood After Coughing
Metallic mouth taste:
There are many causes for a metal taste in the mouth. Most are systemic and need a internal medical consult to find the answer. They will check diet meds topicals, etc that may be involved.
The mouth often reflects conditions elsewhere in the body. Pay attention when our body sends up this kind of signal. It is important. ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Means you need to: Find the source of bleeding to see either the dentist if your gums are bleeding, or a medical doctor if your coughing it up from your lungs. Don't delay! ...Read more
Could I have lung problems? The other day, I started coughing and I spat out a lot of blood (probably enough to soak one sheet of a paper towel). This is the first time it happened and the next morning, I was completely fine, even after coughing. I have b
I: I can not tell you the source of the blood. It could have been from your sinuses, your nose, you GI tract, your lungs? From what you stated, it was one episode. If this starts occurring again, get it checked out. ...Read more
I randomly spit up blood after coughing for the past few months. It's a very small amount. I'm 26 and recently had a chest X-ray and it was good.?
Mgt: Another possible condition is bleeding from the upper airway. ...Read more
Sources...: Sources of coughing blood include mouth, post-nasal drip with blood draining into the back of your mouth and blood in the lung airways. You should be evaluated by your doctor to be sure there is no bleeding and to treat it if there is bleeding. Certain medications can cause abnormal tastes and your doctor can evaluate this as well. If you are smoking, your doctor can help with smoking cessation. ...Read more
Why can I taste blood, sometimes when I cough, not chesty a little tickle but have health anxciety really scared. .
I have been having a cough for more than a month now I sometimes get mucus, I also get the taste of blood what might it be?
A month of. ..: ...persistent cough is something that should be looked in to. Most often this is due to your airways being inflamed when they were fighting a virus. Sometimes this reactivity of your airways after an infection is the first sign you have asthma. The bit of blood may be a little blood vessel trauma from forceful coughing. It is time to see your doctor for an evaluation. Hope this helps; take care:) ...Read more
Hemoptysis.....: Coughing up blood, called hemoptysis, can occur with acute bronchitis which is the most common etiology. But, malignancy can also cause hemoptysis so, if you cough up blood, you must be evaluated by your doctor to rule out malignancy. If you smoke, your doctor can help with smoking cessation as well. ...Read more
Why do I taste blood when I cough? I've had a frequent, productive cough for the past 2 days. Should I be concerned?
Yes: You are obviously already concerned but have not provided enuf info to allow advice guiding you further. Do you have fever, chest pain, shortness of air, have you been exposed to someone with infection, and so on. Go and see a doctor and let them examine you, and they may need a chest x-ray. Good luck. ...Read more
Recently, when I cough, I get the taste of iron but there's no blood in the mucus. My health is good. What could it be?
Caught a cold a few days back, I tend to ignore it but I'm pretty sure I taste blood every time I cough now. Anything to worry about?
Based on your history you probably have some irritation of the tissue of the back of throat or some mild nasal bleeding with cough. Drink plenty of water. Use humidifier at night to avoid tissue drying out. If smoking - consider quitting. If symptoms not better in a week or worsen see MD.
http://www. Webmd. Com/lung/bacterial-or-viral-infections-of-the-respiratory-tract ...Read more
I quit smoking 10 cigs a day, to social smoking 10 cigs a week on a friday night. Every week or so, I cough once or twice and can taste a little blood but can never see any actual blood, im a gym user 3 times a week minimum roughly 6 hours a week
See doctor: Coughing up blood is not normal and warrants a doctor visit. Please see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more
Could be pneumonia: U need to see UR doctor & poss get a Chest XRAY. Do U have fever or chills or sweating? What color is material that comes up? If yellow or green (besides the blood?) it may be pneumonia. Bacterial Pneumonia needs Antibiotics. Do U have headache or or inner ear pain, if so could be mycoplasma pneumonia & specific antibiotics R necessary (R not expensive). Diagnosis must be made poss culture. ...Read more
I've had a cough for almost 4 months and the past 2 weeks it had been non stop, every 5-10 min and it hurts, I get lightheaded, taste blood sometimes?
I have been having a cough for the more than a month at first I thought it was just a regular cold I have tried Nyquil, and other over the counter medications nothing has helped I now get a blood taste when I cough sometimes with green mucus.
Allergic cough??: You don't mention any fever or production of a lot of mucus or people nearby you (family, coworkers) being ill. That makes me think you might have a cough brought on by a post-nasal drip irritating the back of your throat and making you have a dry hacking, non-productive cough. If you have thickly feeling just a second or so before cough easily treated without antibiotics. (Benzonatate 200 q8h) ...Read more
I've had a cough and chest pain for six weeks. The coughing makes me dizzy and I taste blood. What could it be?
Get checked out:
Depending on where you live, where you've traveled and a variety of other factors that you haven't mentioned, the best advice is to seek the advice of a local health care provider.
If you live in the us and based on your age, the most likely problem is an infection (bronchitis or pneumonia). You'll want to get this checked out soonest. ...Read more
I have had a cough for over 2 weeks now and it doesn't seem to clear anything. I also taste blood when I cough and have a tight chest?
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