The Cause Is A Blood Clot From The Mouth?
Hello doctor about two days ago I found a blood clot either from the gums or mouth .. What do you think it is, doctor and what is the cause? Thank you in advance.
Thank you for the question.
Blood clots that come out of the mouth, can come from teeth, gums, lips, tongue, throat, or also parts of the respiratory tract and deeper digestion. If these blood clots are few, and appear once without accompanied by annoying complaints, often this condition is not dangerous. You should be vigilant if you have enough blood clots, recur very often, or cause more serious complaints, such as coughing, sore throat, tightness, nausea, vomiting, weight loss dramatically, sensation of lumps in the throat, colds, and other bleeding disorders (such as nosebleeds, easy bruising).
Some conditions that may cause blood clots as you experience are:
Bleeding from the oral cavity, such as due to thrush, gingivitis, cavities, mucocele, pulp polyps
Bleeding from the throat, such as due to tonsillitis, peritonsillary abscess
Bleeding from the nasal cavity that is swallowed into the throat, such as due to sinusitis, cancer, polyps
Bleeding from the lower gastrointestinal tract, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcers, gastric cancer
Bleeding from the lower airway, such as due to tuberculosis, lung cancer
Other causes, such as hemophilia, drug side effects, liver disorders, and so on
The above conditions are dangerous, some are not. To be sure, you try to see your doctor. If necessary, your doctor may then direct you to undergo a blood test, ultrasound, or other supporting tests before providing appropriate treatment.
In the meantime, don't worry or worry too much. Just make sure you keep your oral cavity clean. Don't be accustomed to throwing out your saliva or coughing too hard. Do not also carelessly take medicine. Eat more regularly, don't smoke, and always live a healthy lifestyle.
Hope this helps ...