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Is it possible to blood upon waking from post-nasal drip,

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Is it possible to spit blood upon waking from post-nasal drip, and yet not have blood when you blow your nose?
Dr. Saha :

Hello,

Dr. Saha :

Thank you for your question,

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I’m Dr. Saha and I’ll try to help you.

Dr. Saha :

When did it occur?

Customer:

I woke from a nightmare about 45 minutes ago, and felt I needed to spit from mucus (drainage) in my mouth, so I did. For a few expetorations then and thereafter, there was a small amount of blood in the saliva. Including one time a sort of small red dot that I noticed was blood when I rubbed it a bit.

Dr. Saha :

Do you have any past illness?

Customer:

I have pretty persistent allergies/ sinus issues. But again, there's no blood when I blow my nose. Not this time, anyway. It was only when I spit.

Dr. Saha :

It is possible to spit blood from post nasal drip without blood on blowing.

Dr. Saha :

It depends on the source of blood.

Dr. Saha :

If it is in the far end of the nose then blood may drip down the throat.

Customer:

I see. So, just to be clear, you can spit blood due to post-nasal drip, and yet NOT see blood when you blow your nose?

Dr. Saha :

Yes.

Dr. Saha :

However, if the bleeding continues or if it gets excessive, you need to get an examination.

Customer:

Understood.

Dr. Saha :
My goal is to provide you with excellent service
Dr. Saha :

If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know
Customer:

Thank you. So, I'm about to rate now. I just want to make sure, are you an actual person, or are these computer-generated answers?

Dr. Saha :

No it is not computer generated.

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I am sitting here in front of computer.

Customer:

Okay, thank you Dr. Sasha.

Dr. Saha :

You are always welcome.

Dr. Saha :

Best wishes.

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