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What does it mean when you spit up blood after smoking?

What does it mean when you spit up blood after smoking?

Not good: Either a direct irritation, an infection a damage on airways by the chronic irritation ora cancer

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What does it mean when you spit up blood? It was thin and not thick that was coughed up.

What does it mean when you spit up blood? It was thin and not thick that was coughed up.

Bronchitis is the: Most common cause of bloody sputum (bloody mucus produced by a cough).The most common cause of bronchitis is the common cold.If persists, get evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you spit up blood with mucus but your nose isn't bleeding?

What does it mean if you spit up blood with mucus but your nose isn't bleeding?

Other causes: The bleeding may come from another source, such as the mouth, tongue, oral cavity, throat, esophagus, or lungs. Best to see an otolaryngologist to determine the cause of the bleeding. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you are spitting blood up when coughing?

Airway bleeding: This may be from the lungs or bronchus, or another sourse causing blood to enter the airway and produce a cough. Best to see an otolaryngologist to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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What dose spitting up blood mean?

What dose spitting up blood mean?

Spitting up Blood: Does you friend get into fist fight with the likes of sony corleone. Then it means, your friend is lucky to get out of it alive. If not then it may be, any kind of reason related to gums, teeth, habit of biting inside his cheeks, nasal drip, bronchitis
or tuberculosis, some serious lung ailment. Oesophageal or stomach problems. And a whole lot more. Depends on your insurance.
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What does spitting up blood after a run mean?

What does spitting up blood after a run mean?

See below: This could mean nothing. After a run you are going to dry out your mucus membranes. This can make them pone to bleed, and on the run you probably swallowed some blood. I would keep an eye on it, and if it persists have it checked out by your local doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean that I've been spitting up blood flecked mucus?

What does it mean that I've been spitting up blood flecked mucus?

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

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What does it mean if I keep spitting blood from my mouth?

What does it mean if I keep spitting blood from my mouth?

Not normal: You need to determine where the blood is coming from. Could be your gums, could be from stomach, nose, sinuses, etc. Seek a medical and a dental consult asap.

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My boyfriend is getting migraines during sex and the ends up spitting up blood for a while. What does this mean?

My boyfriend is getting migraines during sex and the ends up spitting up blood for a while. What does this mean?

Exertional Migraine: When it occurs during sex is called Coital Migraine. It is usually not associated with bleeding from any source. (this needs to be looked into) Treatment for exertional migraine is typically low dose Beta blockers (Like Inderal) and usually successful. ...Read more

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Does spitting blood mucus means ulcer?

Does spitting blood mucus means ulcer?

Possibly: Spitting up blood, vomiting or coughing up blood are all serious issues. You should get this checked out. There are many potential causes and ulcers are one of them. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, I am not sick or anything. But I woke up spitting up blood what does that mean?

Get checked out: That can happen for any number of reasons, some harmless and some serious. It can come from the nose, tongue, tonsils, throat, lungs or stomach. You may need to have a chest xray, TB test, and to have ENT or other doctors check for a source of the bleeding. This isn't something to ignore. ...Read more

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Spitting up blood after brushing my teeth, what does this mean?

Spitting up blood after brushing my teeth, what does this mean?

Gum disease: Like gingivitis and periodontitis tend to be the main reason why you spit out blood after you brush your teeth. It's time to see your dentist for examination and x-rays. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I'm spitting up blood after brushing my teeth?

What does it mean if I'm spitting up blood after brushing my teeth?

Gum disease: If you are bleeding when you brush it is because your gingiva (gums) are swollen and inflammed. This is a signe of periodintal disease and needs to be treated by your dentist. Please make an appointment for a periodontal exam and get this problem resolved. ...Read more

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Brushed teeth and spitting blood that's not from gums. Does this mean a cavity?

No: How do you know the blood is not from the gums? Teeth don't usually bleed unless a big piece of a tooth comes out and the nerve is exposed. But that is rare and most people do have gingivitis, so ot's more likely to be from the gums. Unless you have stomach issues. That could also be a cause. Get evaluated by a dentist to determine the source. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been randomly spitting blood for a year and its all the time help?

What to do if I have been randomly spitting blood for a year and its all the time help?

Get checked out!: This may be due to problems with your teeth, sinuses, lungs, your esophagus, as well as other causes. It is getting no better, so the problem is not going away. It could be something very serious and you don't want it to get worse or get to the point where no treatment is possible! See a doc. Go to your health department, who can do some initial screening tests for free or no cost. Get started! ...Read more

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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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Spitting up blood in the morning! Smoked since 66?

Spitting up blood in the morning! Smoked since 66?

Asking for someone?: History makes a big difference here. The best thing is to get acquanitance to see provider and get lung and sputum studies. Typically blood is associated with a tumor or infection. There are other causes as well including unusual conditions. None will be helped by continued smoking so help him/her stop. The only way your friend/you can know if there's a life-threatening problem is talk with 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