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What can cause you to spit up blood?

What can cause you to spit up blood?

Coughing or spitting: If coughing that implies it is coming from lungs due to bronchitis, TB or even a tumor. If spitting it implies it is coming from GI tract. Either one requires prompt medical evaluation. If the amount is large go to the ED now. If smaller see primary care as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause you to spit up blood?

Can alcohol cause you to spit up blood?

Possibly: After vomiting you can develop small tears in the esophagus that can bleed. Also, more frequent alcohol abusers can develop ulcers. In any case, go see your doctor.. ...Read more

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Is it bad to spit up blood after a nosebleed? The weather is what caused my nosebleed.

Is it bad to spit up blood after a nosebleed? The weather is what  caused my nosebleed.

Proabbly not: it's very common for blood to go down the throat. One small bleed that stopped promptly is not a big deal and not a reason for medical attention. If it keeps repeating or is a cup or greater, that would be a reason to see what is happening. Blood leaks, comes up. temporary then not a problem. ...Read more

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Common causes of spitting up blood?

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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What could be the cause to spitting up blood when coughing?

What could be the cause to spitting up blood when coughing?

See your doctor: Could be bloody post nasal drip, bleeding from back of mouth/throat, or even pneumonia. Definitely a symptom you don't want to ignore. Please make an appointment with your physician. ...Read more

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Can achalasia cause me to spit blood?

Can achalasia cause me to spit blood?

No: Achalasia can cause you to spit up in digested food but not blood. Get evaluated asap. ...Read more

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What cause spit blood and bloody mucus from vagina?

Many reasons: Infections, bruses, polyps (small benign growths), etc can cause what you are describing. ...Read more

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Could gingivitis cause you to spit some brownish blood when u wake up?

Could gingivitis cause you to spit some brownish blood when u wake up?

Yes: The brownish phlegm is actually blood in your saliva. You very likely a serious gum infection and need to see a dentist for a complete exam including x-rays. Please do not wait. This could be a serious problem. It is more than likely periodontitis which is a much more serious problem. ...Read more

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