May 29, 2013 9:51 AM GMT
This all started Sunday morning, I had an early train to Shrewsbury to catch and I woke up with a sharp pain in my throat. Went to the sink and spat up a small but noticeable amount of blood. Didn't think much of it, just drank lots of water to stay hydrated and the pain went away. Then last night around 3:30AM I again woke up with that same pain in my mouth. Sort of in the back of your throat, like not a sore throat but almost like a very badly parched throat. Went to think to get some water and I noticed the taste of blood. Went to spit and spat out a good deal of blood. This morning the pain is gone, and my spit is clear, but I can still taste blood. Tonsils appear to be a bit larger than usual, but no white spots or anything characteristic of tonsilitis. I'm a bit worried, should I go to my GP? I absolutely hate doctors to the point of a phobia, but there is an Egyptian doctor at my GP who I have a pretty relationship with. Any general advice on this matter would be great, I like to man up and let these things work themselves out, but if i'm worried something could be seriously wrong.