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Whay Causes You To Bleed From Mouth While You Cough With Phlegm Looks Like Blood Clots
Spitting up fresh blood with chunks of what looks like liver, can that be bronchitis I don't have a cough, shortness of breath, but I do smoke lightly?
Phlegm is the thick, sticky mucus secreted by the surface of the respiratory tract during a cold or other respiratory infection. The respiratory tract includes the nose and sinuses, throat, voice box, bronchi, and lungs. Phlegm is mucus that may contain bacteria, viruses, respiratory surface cells, and inflammatory cells. Normal mucus is not phlegm, but a protective layer secreted ...Read more
Sometimes when i wake up i spit and i see some streaks of blood with the saliva. No cough, not vomiting, nose is clear, what can it be? From stomach?
What could cause little specks of blood when i sneeze and cough from mouth? Could this be back of nasal passage? I have no blood from nostrils?
Congestion: Sometimes with hard sneeze mild capillary can break or sometime sinus infection can give little blood. ...Read more
Can mucus come up from lungs without noticing it and without actually coughing it up? I have trouble telling whether mucus is from nose or lung.
You're not alone.: It's often difficult to tell whether the mucus comes from post-nasal drip or from infection or irritation of the air passages or lungs. If this has lasted a while or if you have other symptoms like fever, shortness of breath, tightness in your chest or headache, you should see a doctor. Often the source can be determined by history & physical examination. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Coughing up yellow phlegm. How do I know if it's from my lungs or throat? I do have a post nasal drip but that stuff generally looks lighter in color.
Your sinuses: most probably, as you would be much sicker if that phlegm is coming from your lungs, although it is still a possibility. upper respiratory tract infection is more common, and your description of post nasal drip supports a sinus problem, you may want to see your doctor, as you may need an antibiotic, in the interim saline nasal washes would help, good luck ...Read more
SPIT bright red blood from back of throat EVERYTIME I wake up only-9days.Xray fine-1month.no SOB. no cough) COULD THIS BE LUNGS??? IF SO, HOW LIKELY??
Met: I would advise seeing your physician and possibly an ENT specialist. The source of the bleeding should be determined. It may be isolated in the upper airway for example, without lung involvement. I would also advise though that you have a TB test. If you have a smoking history, history of health problems, these can increase your risk. ...Read more
Have mucus like substance on tongue . But when brushing and coughing up mucus from being sick it all goes away . See a brown/black spot trying too develop on side of tongue VERY CONCERNED of mouth / oral cancer . I have no bleeding , pain or anything just
Go see: Any visualized change in your mouth should be evaluated. Please see your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for evaluation. Wouldn't it be wonderful to be told there's nothing to worry about? And on the slight chance that there is a problem it,s better to have it resolved as quickly as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have sinunitis and wake up with light blood in your mouth? I don't blow out any blood thru my nose but sinuses are inflammed
Could blood that's in vomit and there when i cough and sneeze be from the back nasal passage? It's usual globs and streaks of red blood?
Blood in vomit BAD: You do not want to see blood in your vomit. It implies that somewhere there has been a tear in some part of your throat, esophagus or stomach. You need to see a gastroenterologist to make sure you haven't caused significant damage. I'd also like to know why you are vomiting? Is it self induced? Do you have a GI bug? ...Read more
I have sinusitis is it common to have blood & small blood clots on the tissue instead of snot or hard buggers?
Not uncommmon: Sinusitis can lead to inflammation of the nasal lining which will cause the membranes of your sinuses to bleed more than normal. So yes it can. During surgery patients with more severe cases also loose a bit more blood than those who have more moderate disease. But you should see your local ENT to ensure there is no other pathology (ie. benign tumor) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep coughing up sticky foamy white mucus. I also have to burp consitently lately. And not because of eating or drinking anything...its like i need to expell that air andd phlegm inside?
I have COPD & now i'm coughing up blood or something because it looks dark orange. I've been having sinus trouble from all the pollen..
COPD Exacerbation: Sounds like acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis. It is fairly common to have some blood streaked sputum during an exacerbation. In most patients with COPD the infectious trigger is bacterial so antibiotics are usually needed. Contact your physician to make an appointment. You may need antibiotics. If they feel you need more of a workup, they may order a cxr. ...Read more
Can you get excess mucus from your anus with colitis ? And im talking a lot of mucus with blood sometimes. Without stools and its clear but tan sumtime
Bowel issues: This is unusual and you should be seen by a doctor, maybe a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Blood clots and mucus from the nose and look like something is growing in the back of my nasal cavity looks like mucus but when i blow it depart?
Just got a post nasal drip does that mean I'm also getting a cold? Only other symptom is coughing from the drip. Wat to take I have hbp and diabetes 2
I woke up with a bleeding tongue whose blood had more or less dried out and blood in my throat. What are the possible conditions that could cause this?
Bit tongue: Most likely you bit your tongue while you slept. If it continues see a dentist. You may have a broken tooth that is rough and rubbing on the tongue. Another cause could be a piercing that got caught between your teeth. If there is no dental reason than see your primary care dr. To rule out any systemic causes or allergic reactions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This AM had a lot of thick, post nasal drip in back of throat. When I spat it out it looked like huge blood clots. What is going on? Sinus infection?
How do you differentiate between sputum coming from chest/lungs and sputum from post nasal drip/sinuses. I have constant sticky mucus with blood.
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
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