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Urgent help please. Every morning when I brush my teeth, anytime I spit out mucus, I have blood in it. My gums are not bleeding too. It's giving me bad mouth odour. Please, what could be the cause?

By Anonymous September 18, 2014 - 6:09pm
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Hi Anon and thanks for your question.

How long have you been spitting up blood? Blood in the saliva can mean many different things. It could be a sign of a minor infection, or it could mean you are bleeding from your digestive system or respiratory tract. It could also indicate a serious medical problem such as cancer. If the bleeding continues you need a proper exam and diagnosis from a medical professional so you can get immediate medical care. Hope that helps, let us know what you find out when you see your physician.



September 18, 2014 - 6:19pm
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