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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

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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I believe I ate a piece of broken toothpick inside of a sandwich. Throat extremely painful and sometimes can taste blood.26yo f. What should I do?

I believe I ate a piece of broken toothpick inside of a sandwich. Throat extremely painful and sometimes can taste blood.26yo f. What should I do?

You could see an ENT: You describe symptoms that warrant a look in your throat. If you see an ENT, that area could be examined to see what is going on. ...Read more

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I taste blood in back of my throat and when I spit I see traces of blood. It comes and goes through out the day?

I taste blood in back of my throat and when I spit I see traces of blood. It comes and goes through out the day?

Number of Causes: The taste of blood and spitting traces of blood could be due to a number of different causes. The blood could be from a number of possible problems associated with the esophagus. A dental problem could also produce the taste and appearance of blood in the saliva. An evaluation with your primary care MD and dentist would be recommended if this has been an ongoing problem. ...Read more

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Is it normal to taste blood & feel it in the back of throat/nose? I have no visible blood other than feeling & taste. I also have a headache???

Is it normal to taste blood & feel it in the back of throat/nose? I have no visible blood other than feeling & taste. I also have a headache???

Taste of blood: You maybe having a posterior nose bleed. You need to have blood pressure checked in light of the headache. You also need to see your primary physician and probably an ENT physician. ...Read more

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I have a tight chest with a dry cough but when I cough I can taste blood at the back of my throat?

I have a tight chest with a dry cough but when I cough I can taste blood at the back of my throat?

Get professional hel: Although it can be a sinus infection, any event where blood is involved should be evaluated. ...Read more

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My nose has been running and I smell and taste blood in my nose and down my throat. What does could it be?

My nose has been running and I smell and taste blood in my nose and down my throat. What does could it be?

Epistaxis: Sounds like your nose is bleeding towards the back of your nose. You should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist (ent). ...Read more

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I've had a headache for about 2 days now and all of a sudden yesterday I could taste blood in my mouth and throat is there a reason why?!

Headache: It is important that you see a doctor or a dentist depending on where the blood is coming fro. This needs to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I can taste blood at the back of my throat. I had a nose bleed but that seems to have stopped now is it possible blood would still go down my throat?

I can taste blood at the back of my throat. I had a nose bleed but that seems to have stopped now is it possible blood would still go down my throat?

Very much so: It's possible if a "hearty" blood clot has formed in the anterior (front) part of your nose, no further blood will pass forward. But some residual ooze of blood may drip backwards or even some old blood clot may "travel" to the back of your mouth. ...Read more

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I have strep throat and on antibiotics I have been taking 3 pills 3 times a day for 7 days now. I still have 3 days to go now I taste blood is that ok?

I have strep throat and on antibiotics I have been taking 3 pills 3 times a day for 7 days now. I still have 3 days to go now I taste blood is that ok?

Maybe: Tasting blood and spitting blood are two separate things. Your doctor should be notified. If you are spitting blood you should be seen immediately. Antibiotics can alter blood clotting. Ruptured peritonsilar abscess can cause bleeding. These usually need longer and more potent antibiotic courses. Strep can cause superficial tonsilar bleeding, but this isn't common at day 7 of treatment. See dr. ...Read more

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Why do I taste blood in my mouth?

Why do I taste blood in my mouth?

Bleeding: You may be bleeding. Could be infected gums, infected tooth, or one of many lesions. Please have your dentist check you to locate the source of the bleeding. ...Read more

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Why do I taste blood every time I eat something? When I check my mouth there is no signs of blood or cuts and my gums are fine.

Why do I taste blood every time I eat something? When I check my mouth there is no signs of blood or cuts and my gums are fine.

Gingivitis: Tasting blood while eating can be a sign that you already have gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked professionally by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! ...Read more

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Hi so I've had a chronic cough for a long time and sense October it's been really frequent And I taste blood when I cough and I have been diagnosed with acid reflux. Why do I taste blood and my chest hurts as well.

Hi so I've had a chronic cough for a long time and sense October it's been really frequent And I taste blood when I cough and I have been diagnosed with acid reflux. Why do I taste blood and my chest hurts as well.

May be blood: Its possible the chronic cough is traumatizing the airway and you indeed are tasting blood. In any event get a workup why the cough allergy, severe reflux, asthma etc alst take the reflux seriously and start taking medication to reduce acid production. I think you should be in close contact with either your PMD or a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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Why do I taste blood when I cry for a long time?

irritation: irritation blood coming from irritation of nose and throat ...Read more

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Why do I taste blood when I cough? I've had a frequent, productive cough for the past 2 days. Should I be concerned?

Why do I taste blood when I cough? I've had a frequent, productive cough for the past 2 days. Should I be concerned?

Yes: You are obviously already concerned but have not provided enuf info to allow advice guiding you further. Do you have fever, chest pain, shortness of air, have you been exposed to someone with infection, and so on. Go and see a doctor and let them examine you, and they may need a chest x-ray. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is it that I taste blood in my mouth when running?

Why is it that I taste blood in my mouth when running?

Vague: Do you taste blood or is it blood? I would go to a dr. And investigate. Also, try and keep some type of diary and note when this happens and what you might have eaten, drank or done the day before or that day. ...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

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Oftentimes I wake up with a blood taste in the back of my throat. What's wrong?

Oftentimes I wake up with a blood taste in the back of my throat. What's wrong?

Bloody taste: You need to see an ENT doctor for a complete exam. Blood in the mouth can be from many possible causes! ...Read more

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I've had a chronic cough for 3 months and I have been diagnosed with acid reflux, taste blood when I cough and I get lightheaded. Why is this?

I've had a chronic cough for 3 months and I have been diagnosed with acid reflux, taste blood when I cough and I get lightheaded. Why is this?

LPRD: Reflux up to the throat, or laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD), causes cough, throat clearing and the sense of a lump in the throat. Lightheadedness is not a symptom of LPRD. Some taste the acid, but I have not heard it described as tasting like blood. ...Read more

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I have the taste of blood coming from my throat and occasionally feel an inner discomfort throughout my esophagus to throat. What can it be?

Throat issue: See your doctor. An ENT specialist and / or a GI specialist may be helpful if the diagnosis is elusive. ...Read more

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If I had a vocal hemorage. Would I taste blood? Would I feel anything?

If I had a vocal hemorage. Would I taste blood? Would I feel anything?

Just hoarse: Most of the time the only symptom you'll have is hoarseness. When we talk about vocal hemorrhage we're talking about a small amount of blood that forms in the vocal cord and changes it's vibration characteristics. ...Read more

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Why do I smell and taste blood?

Why do I smell and taste blood?

There is blood!: Likely you are bleeding, a minor nose bleed could explain along with other causes. Be seen if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more

Metallic Taste In Mouth (Definition)

A metallic taste in the mouth is an abnormal or unusual taste in the mouth, sometimes ...Read more