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Why Do I Taste Blood When I Cough
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
Stress incontinence: Stress incontinence or unwanted leakage of urine with activity, strain, cough, etc. Is an unfortunately common problem for women as they age. More common after childbirth, it is commonly the result of decreased resistence in the urethra resulting in urine leakage when you don't want it. There are options for treatment, you should discuss this with your doctor who may refer you to urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Reflex: Coughing increases your intra abdominal pressure, decreases the pressure in the chest when you breath in. Sometimes this induces reflux acid to come up into the esophagus. You may induce a gag reflex like this or from thick mucus. That types of spasms can be a part of a particular illness called pertussis that you could get checked for. ...Read more
Why can I taste blood, sometimes when i cough, not chesty a little tickle but have health anxciety really scared ..
Side effect? : Antibiotics, antifungals, thyroid meds, high blood pressure meds and lithium are known for creating metallic taste in mouth. Contact your pharmacist or doctor. If you are being treated for periodontal disease as using Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) try drinking orange juice. If it continues see you doctor to rule out illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hot?: Coughing involves not only muscle contraction but also straining, increasing pressure in the abdominal cavity and also forcing air out of the lungs. This may make you feel somewhat "flushed" or temporarily warm. Also, you may have a fever from your illness. Being sick even without fever sometimes makes patients feel warm or flushed, which is part of the immune response. ...Read more
See a doctor: Web mds can't tell why you sneeze & cough at the same time because there are many reasons for coughing. Sneezing is a nasal reflex triggered by allergy, irritants & infections. Coughing may be due to sinusitis, postnasal drip, dry throat, irritated vocal cords, asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, even hiatal hernia. Your doctor will get a complete history & perform a physical exam. Go see your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a bad cough for four days i cough so much when i breath eat n my eyes hurt when i cough wut should I do?
See a Doc: You might need an x-ray of your chest. You didn't say if you have had any fever which might indicate an infectious cause for the cough. You will also probably have your blood oxygen level checked. Unless you have some unusual other conditions which needs to be dealt with, treatment will probably be mostly cough suppressants and expectorants to help loosen up the secretions. ...Read more
a metalic taste can: Indicate blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
Infection?: If you have had your cough for just a few days (less than 10) then you may have a viral infection such as a cold or bronchitis. Your stomach may hurt from using the muscles when you cough. It is also possible that you have pneumonia which is more serious. It can cause cough as well as stomach pain. See your doctor or urgent care for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be pneumonia: U need to see UR doctor & poss get a Chest XRAY. Do U have fever or chills or sweating? What color is material that comes up? If yellow or green (besides the blood?) it may be pneumonia. Bacterial Pneumonia needs Antibiotics. Do U have headache or or inner ear pain, if so could be mycoplasma pneumonia & specific antibiotics R necessary (R not expensive). Diagnosis must be made poss culture. ...Read more
Why do I cough when I finish eating? Why is it hard to breath when I lay down? Why does my hand get stiff? Why do I hear ringing in my ears?
Not related: The hand and ear symptoms are not related to the cough and breathing. Start with the cough after eating and ask your primary care doc (pediatrician, family doc, etc). You may have gastroesophageal reflux. That would also cause breathing problems. Difficulty breathing could also be asthma, anxiety, etc. Start with one thing at a time, the most important one first. ...Read more
Chronic cough: I don't know why you have a chronic cough, but the cause of that is the cause of the phlegm. The most common causes of chronic cough (asthma, reflux, drugs) don't usually produce phlegm, but allergies with post nasal drip may. See your physician this week to see what is behind your cough. ...Read more
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