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hard mucus in sinus

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Sinusitis?: This could be due entirely to dryness, but green color and blood streaks suggest infection. First try simple saline nasal spray, available at any phar ... Read More
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Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Will need antibiotic: Sounds like you have a sinus infection which will need antibiotics for treatment. Sometimes steroids can help as well with symptoms.
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Glue-like nasal mucu: It is not serious that the x-rays show complete opacification. This finding is not specific for diagnosis of a sinus infection. Primary therapy should ... Read More
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Dr. Neil McLeod
49 years experience Prosthodontics
No Not Now But...: Dr. Anifat balogun has given you a good answer, and the fact is that you have noted a potential problem that is not bothering you now. But it may, a ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Healthy diet: Unless you have specific allergy to a particular food, avoiding or taking particular food will not affect the mucus. For the sake of your health take ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Duhaney
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergies?: You could have allergies, a sinus infection, or even an unusual case of acid reflux. Would recommend a trip to your pcp to be evaluated. May need a sp ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: And since it has not been recurrent no need to worry.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Throat mucus: Are you in an excessively dry environment from air conditioning or dry heat at home, in work or in school.? You may also be allergic to something in y ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Post nasal drip: viral, bacterial or allergic response.Please get examined to determine the cause.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The release of mediators (chemicals) triggered by allergic reactions often stimulates mucus production and nasal congestion
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Mucus: This appears to be mucus plugs which may be due to excessively dry conditions like too much air conditioning. A sinus infection is less likely a cause ... Read More

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