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Blood in the mouth or oral region (such as "Spitting blood") can be coming from several sources and determining the location of the bleeding is important. The blood may result from simple causes like a mouth injury, lip injury, etc., which are probably not serious if the injury is not serious. But the blood may also come from more severe possiblities such as coughing blood, vomiting blood, gastrointestional bleeding, nosebleeds, throat bleeding, bleeding gums, or other causes of bleeding symptoms. Many of these types of bleeding have severe or even life-threatening causes, so this symptom needs immediate professional medical diagnosis....more »
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The list of organs typically affected by Spitting blood may include, but is not limited to:
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Spitting blood, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Medical Conditions associated with Spitting blood:
Bloody sputum (124 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Hemoptysis (176 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Coughing blood (224 causes), Sputum symptoms (216 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Wet cough (286 causes), Salivary gland symptoms (355 causes)
Symptoms related to Spitting blood:
Coughing blood (224 causes), Bleeding (1783 causes), Vomiting blood (128 causes), Coughing (309 causes), Nosebleed (294 causes), Prior nosebleed, Throat irritation, Hemoptysis (176 causes), Gastrointestinal bleeding (218 causes), Bleeding gums (172 causes), Overly vigorous toothbrushing, Lung polyp, Lung cancer (29 causes)
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