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What causes the taste of blood in the throat ?

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i tasted blood in my throat. this has been normal for me since the 1st time i tasted blood was during school last time. asked my teacher whether its normal and he said no. i didnt thought much abt it. though now, its becoming frequent. so my question is, what does usually cause this?

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replied June 6th, 2007
Blood Disorders Answer A2828
The throat is a part of the neck. It consists of the pharynx and larynx. The throat also contains blood vessels and muscles of the pharynx. You can consider a consultation with a throat specialist in "otorhinolaryngology", because finding or coughing blood from this area can be due to many reasons such as bleeding gums, laryngitis, bronchiectasis, bronchitis, irritation of the throat via violent coughing, nosebleed etc. To be sure, it seems best to consult a specialist.

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