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Reason for blood in flum while coughing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   my name is , i am 27 and my profession is software employee
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am suffering from sinusits from past 8 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you chatted to any of our doctors before?
User :   one month back at the time of brushing my teeth, while cleaning the tongue with flum blood has come out
User :   not even a drop blood
User :   presently i am suffering from heavy cold and heavy caugh
User :   two days back while i am getting caugh with flum again blood came
User :   the same repeated today morning also
User :   so i was very upset and i got very fear of this
User :   may i know the reason behind this or what should i do now
Doctor :   You should see an ENT for an examination as you have been having this problem for quite some time
User :   ok
User :   do you think this as a serious issue?
Doctor :   Do you smoke?
User :   no
Doctor :   see the bleeding can be from the gums- commonly
Doctor :   so that is why you should see an ENT for a physical examination
Doctor :   if you are having a heavy cough/ cold it could be due to an infection
User :   i got blood three times out from mouth with the flum only
User :   yes the cold and caugh are due to infection and for this i have met ENT and taken the medicines for this
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   nothing
User :   thanks
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   bye
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