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Blood coming from mouth. What would be the probable cause? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hi this is XXXXX
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User:thank u
User:If blood coming from mouth, then wat would be the probable symptoms?
User:* cause
User:It is not frequently
Doctor:FIRST AND Foremost the cause can be rough teeth brushing habits
Doctor:if you are using hard brushes and excess of pressure, it can cause bleeding gums
User:If after walking ?
Doctor:do u mean by coughing out blood or vomiting blood ?
Doctor:the causes for that is different
User:No like that
User:No coughing
Doctor:in case it is spointaneous bleeding (not coughing or vomiting), then the cause can be - infection of the throat, scurvy (vitamin C deficiency)
Doctor:presence of nasopharnygeal polyps, or tumors
User:jus coming fr mouth, after walking or exercise
User:Ok, then wat kind of test patients should go for?
Doctor:enlarged tonsils, ulcers or cuts in the oral cavity
User:no cut in oral space
Doctor:first , if it is occuring more often, you will need to see a doctor
Doctor:all the conditions mentioned above can cause bleeding in the mouth, after exertion or walking
Doctor:if he has any doubt, then he will ask for a few blood tests , bleeding time , coagulation profile , etc
Doctor:based on the findings, additional tests can be done
User:Patients has pain nr nack
Doctor:in case a person has blood in oral cavity, breathing difficulty, and swelling of feet, etc, then it could be due to cardiac causes like heart failure, high blood pressure, etc
Doctor:do u mean , pain inside the throat ?
User:inside throat
Doctor:yes, that could indicate , infection or inflammation in the throat , and it would definitely cause blood in the oral cavity
Doctor:in such a case, antibiotics and anti inflammatory medications can help in quick healing
User:its a Dental issues?
Doctor:if the pain is inside the throat, it could be a ENT condition
User:k Thank U
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