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Why do I taste blood in the back of my throat when running? After this happens i feel like i can't breath for a split second and heart rate spikes

Why do I taste blood in the back of my throat when running? After this happens i feel like i can't breath for a split second and heart rate spikes

@ your age U should-: -C a cardiologist for a stress test 2 make sure Ur heart is ok 4 Ur running. May taste blood or snot, & this can B from heat, high humidity. As long as U don't spit blood U should B ok. Pulmonary hypertension can cause bleeding in the lungs, just like thuorbred horses that race. If a horse bleeds, a vet must scope the lungs, & it actually bleeding, they R allowed 2 run on Lasix (furosemide). Pulm.pressure dcrs ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Dry coughing fr about 2wks and when i cough really hard for about 10-15sec i think i taste blood in my throat & my chest feel like on fire what's wrng?

Dry coughing fr about 2wks and when i cough really hard for about  10-15sec i think i taste blood in my throat & my chest feel like on fire what's wrng?

Bronchitis: There are a number of reasons that you could still be coughing after two weeks and from all the coughing you may have some bleeding from some small blood vessels that have broken. Some bacteria can also give a metallic taste and you may now have a secondary bacterial infection causing your cough. I think it may be time to see your physician to get a better answer and treatment. ...Read more

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Why almost everytime I go jogging I taste blood in my throat and sometimes I can spit it out or cough it up I want to know is it serious or not?

Why almost everytime I go jogging I taste blood in my throat and sometimes I can spit it out or cough it up I want to know is it serious or not?

See a doctor: Spitting up or coughing up blood can be a sign of a serious condition. You should definitely be evaluated to determine what is causing this problem. ...Read more

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I have really bad cough, my lungs hurt sometimes when I cough alot. Also I taste blood in my throat when I cough alot. ?

I have really bad cough, my lungs hurt sometimes when I cough alot. Also I taste blood in my throat when I cough alot. ?

Irritation: A persistent cough can strain your intercostal muscles, giving you the sense that your lungs hurt, and can irritate your upper airway giving you a bloody taste in your throat. However, if you develop shortness of breath, wheezing, fevers or worsening cough, seek medical attention to rule out pneumonia or other infection. Take Care! ...Read more

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I've been sick for 2 days with stomach flu, I've been laying down all day and all of a sudden I taste blood in my throat, what would cause this?

I've been sick for 2 days with stomach flu, I've been laying down all day and all of a sudden I taste blood in my throat, what would cause this?

You may have: stomach contents refluxing into your throat. I wouldn't be sure that it was blood if not visualized. If you vomit up dark, coffee ground like material, black vomitus or gross red blood - then please seek immediate medical attention. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I sometimes randomly taste blood in the back of my throat?

Why do I sometimes randomly taste blood in the back of my throat?

Post nasal: This may be from postnasal drippings from paranasal sinuses or from the back of your nasal passage. Sometimes excessive dryness from airconditioning is the cause. A sinus infection is another cause especially if there is associated mucus discharge,nasal congestion or headache. See your physician or an otolaryngologist if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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It feels like and taste like I have blood running down the back of my throat?

It feels like and taste like I have blood running down the back of my throat?

Get checked: Your local ENT can give you a good checkup to make sure there are no masses or lesions in your nose causing any bleeding or help to decrease the mucous which might be giving you this sensation. ...Read more