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Why Is There Blood In My Saliva
I dont know why there's a blood in my saliva. I was diagnosed of glossitis and presribed of multivitamins only. I stopped taking this?
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more
Why are there small traces of blood in my saliva, accompanied with tiny red spots on the back of my hand
Probably gingivitis: Since it happens every morning we can eliminate post extraction bleeding ..... Which leaves gum irritation or infection as the most likely cause. You need to see your dentist to be evaluated for and treated for possible periodontal disease. (infected gums). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably nothing: It's likely nothing to worry about. How is your oral hygiene? If your gums are a bit reddish, then a drop of blood mixed w/ ur saliva may seem like a lot of bleeding. Make sure you brush & floss well regularly & your gums' health will improve. If you r a smoker, sometimes a drop of blood from throat due to irritation can show up with your saliva & seem more than it is. See ur dentist if continues ...Read more
I have been waking up in the mornings with blood in my saliva, it is flemy and quite thick for the first spit then one or two spits later it is gone,?
I have noticed slice of blood in my saliva when i spit. And i also feel slight pain in my chest region. What do I do?
Get checked: Suggests you may have a chest/lung process going on and may need an xray, but definitely should get physical exam to determine source of symptoms. ...Read more
I had blood in my saliva for the first time ever! it definantly came from my throat! what could it be?
No cough or chest pain 49yrs old non smoker for 11 months now .I use electronic smoke now.Noticed blood in my saliva somtimes. Plse help?
Get checked out: Blood could be coming from your mouth, gums, throat, back of your nose, and even your lungs. You need to see a doctor to make sure nothing serious is going on. ...Read more
I have chest pain ad streak of blood in my saliva, no cough, but my saliva always seems as if I have a cold, sometimes it has yellow streaks?
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