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

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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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

get expert evaluation rigth away. ...Read more

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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?

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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I have blood when I spit...What does that mean?

Clarification: Are you coughing up blood? Are you spitting blood? Is it one time? One day? Do you spit blood after brushing your teeth? Do you have soar throat? Do you cough? All those have different implications. If you have spit blood only couple of time and then it stopped, probably it is nothing to worry. If you are coughing up blood or blood streaked sputum then you need to see your doc. ...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.
Quit smoking. ...Read more

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So does it mean I hv cancer if I spit a bit of blood?

So does it mean I hv cancer if I spit a bit of blood?

Not necessarily: While not necessarily related to cancer, it can be. Please see yourdoctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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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.

Feel better soon... ...Read more

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I've been spitting up yellow mucus with streaks of blood what does this mean?

I've been spitting up yellow mucus with streaks of blood what does this mean?

Hemoptysis: Coughing up blood is called hemoptysis. Usually this is bronchitis and not dangerous. However, it could indicate pneumonia or other infections like tuberculosis; or lung cancer, if at risk. See your doctor soon -- better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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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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What does it mean when u spit blood sometimes not when I brush my teeth?

What does it mean when u spit blood sometimes not when I brush my teeth?

Gum Issues: Bleeding upon brushing is not normal. It is a sign of gigivitis or possibly gum disease. You should see a dentist as soon as possible. It is much easier to treat in the early stages. ...Read more

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Previously I had blood in spit for a month doc gave anti biotics now I dun see blood. Does that mean the anti biotics worked, ? Doc says it must be.

Previously I had blood in spit for a month doc gave anti biotics now I dun see blood. Does that mean the anti biotics worked, ? Doc says it must be.

Find the real reason: Antibiotics are for infection. Period. Some have other indications but, in the absence of known infection, they should be avoided. You need to find out why you had blood in your saliva/sputum. This can be serious so, you should see your im physician immediately. If your doctor is giving you antibiotics for no reason, consider switching... ...Read more

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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?

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

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Spitting out blood from back of my throat, what does this mean?

Hemoptysis: Blood from the back of your throat can come from your nose, your lungs, your throat or your stomach. I would go to the emergency room to be evaluated. It could be serious. ...Read more