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What Does It Mean When You Spit Up A Little Blood
I am a smoker for may years.I spit up a little blood in a tissue a couple of times. Is this serious?
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Spit up blood: Like most scenarios in pediatrics, the child's appearance is vitally important. A comfortable looking child is less worrisome. However, any patient of any age who spits up blood even once, should be examined by their doctor. Again, in the well-appearing child there's probably little cause for concern. But an exam is warranted. ...Read more
I vomited 3 times yesterday and spit up a little blood at the end. Do you think I damaged something?
I choked really bad on a Zicam and scratched my throat and even spit up a little blood. Now, i can barely talk and it hurts. What can I do from home?
Throat scratch: See your doctor if it gets worse rather than better. Most small scratches heal on their own but some don't and need treatment. ...Read more
Yes: If you've been stabbed in the mouth. Not sure what constitutes a "tiny stab wound" but i'm going to go out on a limb and suggest you see a doctor. ...Read more
I feel there is something in the back of my throat and i just spit up a little bit of blood. however i have been diagnosed with acid reflux am i okay?
Get checked: You need to be examined to find out what's causing you to spit up blood.Good luck. ...Read more
Just had a tonsil/Adenoidectomy yesterday. Woke up to a small amount of blood I spit up. Is this normal?
Not unusaul: You can have a small amount of bleeding at times from the surgical site following a tonsillectomy, depending on the method used to remove the tonsils. If you get persistent bleeding or more than a couple of teaspoons you should contact your surgeon. ...Read more
My 2 month old spit up a small spot of blood in her phlegm after violently coughing it out. Is this cause for concern? I only saw it once..
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. ?
I have very bad teeth. A lot of my back teeth are broken off. I have a metallic taste in my mouth. I also spit up a brown substance & a little blood.
Gum disease: You likely have bad teeth due to poor dental hygiene with gingivitis the complication. This in turn causes you to lose your teeth and the minute bleeding from chronic gingivitis causes the discolored discharge and the metallic taste. Since chronic inflammation from gingivitis is unhealthy, need to see dentist ASAP. He will also likely provide you with info to keep your teeth healthy in the future ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Spit up little blood slight cough constant burping when i drink fluids not sure if im having trouble swallowing crackling in mouth. Cancer? I hope not
Many possibilities: The most common cause of hemoptysis (coughing up blood) is bronchitis and tearing of small blood vessels that line the airways. Other infections can do it as can blood clots (pulm embolism), inflammation of the lung and cancers of the lungs. A chest x-ray is often very helpful to determine the source of the bleeding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Spit + Mouth: If indeed the blood is from spit (mouth) you might have an infected tooth, periodontal disease, or soft tissue lesion. The blood could also be from a nose bleed or tonsillitis. If the blood is coughed up, it could be from the lungs or stomach (ulcer). This needs to be worked-up by an md. ...Read more
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