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i tried to blow my nose but the mucus does not come out even though i feel there is plenty of it

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thick nasal mucus: Thick nasal mucus can be related to sinusitis, but not necessarily. If you have chronic allergies or recurrent infections you should consult a doctor ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Blow harder: Mucus should come out both nostrils. So blow harder unless you have polyps in your nose or something else blocking the sinus. Fatigue can accompany a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinus infection?: See your doctor . Your symptoms may be from a sinus infection.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Inflamed lining: There are a large amount of superficial blood vessels inside the nose and when the lining gets very irritated often there can be blood. You may have a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Rhinitis: This is common with upper respiratory tract infection and can make the mucosal lining of your nose frail, hence the bleeding. Please avoid rubbing you ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Dry air: During the colder, winter months the air both outside and inside is drier. This can lead to dry, cracked mucous membranes. A little blood occasionally ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Infection.: The illness is most likely viral but could also be a bacterial infection. Needs to be checked out. The milky color has nothing to do with dairy produc ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Stuffy nose: When you lower your head, the turbinates (normal structures in your nose) will swell, but they will go down in size when you are upright. During an i ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Several: Could be as simple as dryness, viral infection, allergy, blood thinners, bacterial infection, deviated septum, septal perforations, tumors etc. Treat ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
The cause: YOu need to find out why you have mucus in your nose and thus an allergist or ENT consult may be in order. If you have recurrent nosebleeds from the l ... Read More
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