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What Does Blood In Mucus Mean
Coughing too hard: Usually when you are coughing hard, you can break small blood vessels from the force and have blood in the mucus. If it is large amounts, this needs to be seen asap. If it is a little, you need to speak to your physician depending on your medical condition may give you something for the cough. ...Read more
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
Concerned: The question is where is the blood and mucous originating----vaginal or rectal or remotely from bladder. As you can see there are multiple possibilities and you really need to see your doctor to sort this out. I am wondering if it is from your rectum and do you have other symptoms of irritable bowel or inflammatory bowel?? ...Read more
Depends where from?: Blood in a mucus nasal discharge when u blow your nose is common & rarely of concern. Blood in mucus coughed up from chest may be serious & should be looked into by your dr. Tb, something similar or even lung cancer needs to be excluded. Bloody vaginal mucus is also abnormal & needs to be checked out by a gynecologist. Malignancy needs to be ruled out. Hopefully nothing serious. Good luck. ...Read more
Lung problem: It could be a bronchitis, pneumonia, or something else. It is certainly worth getting checked out, especially if it has lasted for any length of time. Your primary doctor can provide a good evaluation and treatment plan, but may need to refer you to a specialist depending on the exact nature of your problem. ...Read more
My boyfriend and I had sex July 15. later that day I had stretchy mucus with a little blood in it. Would that mean ovulation?
More likely his ejaculate with some irritation!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Can your first few rough sex experiences produce light, normal/red blood bleeding and mucus-like clear/white substance? If so, what does it mean?
What does it mean if you have blood in the water after you have a home water only enema? I still have bloody mucus still after everything was emptied
Vomiting: You may have a sinus infection and the mucus produced may be irritating your nostrils causing bleeding. ...Read more
Clean?: "Clean" your nose? Sounds like you're traumatizing your nasal lining. The interior of you nose does not need "cleaning". ...Read more
Lost mucus plug with some blood on friday and yesterday I lost something similar but it was yellowish in color what does that mean?
Check up is needed: It may be nothing serious but you need to check up with your family physician. It is difficult to answer what it could be without detailed history and physical examination. ...Read more
What does it mean if my period lasted 19 days of today on and off. Yesturday mucus with blood now heavy today what do I do I'm scared?
Common problem: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
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
My period is 6 days late and I have took 2 test and both have said negative. And tonight I just noticed a brownish/ red mucus blood! What does it mean?
That is older: Blood mixed with other secretions. When blood is brown it is usually older blood from the uterus. You may be starting a late period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug > ...Read more
Probably normal: From what you are saying, you are noticing an increase in mucous discharge with your cycle. This might simply be related to cervical mucous that is present that has made its way out with the normal blood flow. In the absence of other symptoms or problems, I would expect this to go away with cessation of your period. ...Read more
Every once in a while I get a yellow anal mucus discharge and this time it was mixed with a little blood, what does that mean?
Uti ecoli. Microscopic tests: what does it mean if yesterday I had 6x8 red blood cells, leu 4 no mucus, and today no red blood cells but mucus, leu 6?
My urinalysis result Mucus cells - many ; epithelial cells Many; red blood cell 1-3; puss cells 1-4 what this mean?
Vaginal contaminant?: Was urine sample reliable? Because mucus & epithelial cells are most commonly from vagina if labia weren't separated. You report urinary tract malformation without identifying it. This could be a normal specimen if you had an intestinal bladder augmentation (enlargement) or ureteral replacement. First need to make sure it was good urine sample. Absence of nitrites & bacteria excludes UTI. ...Read more
My boyfriend is spitting up a foamy mucus and it seems to be coming from his stomach. There is some blood in it. What could this mean?
Bloody mucus: From stomach needs to be followed by a doc. It MAY indicate internal bleeding, ulcer, or something else. His doc will help him find out. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have blood in mucus that I hack up, I had a severe head injury not to long ago and they put me on meds 4 occipital nerve damage. Wat does this mean?
Maybe nothing: Severe head injury is defined by loss of function. Occipital nerve damage can & usually does occur without severe injury. Coughing up blood in mucus is common, usually unrelated to injury. What medicine are you taking? You are confused--is it a result of your injury? If so, you need to be re-evaluated by a neurologist--not because you cough or the back of your head hurts. ...Read more
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