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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: this represents the healing of the tissues. Make sure you are doing you saline rinses still, that will thin out the secretions and prevent scabs and m ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Sampson
26 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unlikely: This is unlikely to be a sign of a problem. It could be due to improved drainage from the sinus. You likely have to see your surgeon soon, so make ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Clindamycin is an antibiotic which is effective against staph, strep and anaerobic infections. Yellow mucous is not necessarily a sign of infection a ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
35 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Find food allergy: Most people that have significant mucous production have an undiagnosed food allergy. The constant inflammation from this revs up the immune system an ... Read More
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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinusitis: Greetings. Some of your symptoms surely sound like classic chronic sinusitis. The first thing to to try saline nasal irrigation (not just a mist) 3x/d ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saurabh Bajpai
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Viral -->> bacterial: It seems like you had a viral infection and then eventually went on to get a bacterial one. Please visit your physician so they can prescribe the prop ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Timing: If this fluid was noted right after having sex, then it is probably semen. If it has been a while, like days, a slightly yellow discharge can be norm ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why? : I am not sure why this is important to you. Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Sounds like sinus!: Yes you should take her to her doctor. It is very important if this is new or chronic. It sounds like sinusitis. Allergies or infection could be the c ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
6 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post nasal drip: Post nasal drip is the likely cause of your cough. Over the counter Flonase 1 spray in each nostril twice daily and daily sinus rinses usually help. H ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Humidity: You certainly can feel anxious when it likely hurts as you are breathing. First , make a conscious effort to breathe slowly, as rapid breathing dries ... Read More
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