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A 23-year-old female asked:

I've had a cold for 6 days, mucus in my nose and throat is getting uncomfortable, blowing my nose more, coughing up yellow mucus. what does this mean?

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Dr. Jonathan Owens
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 34 years experience
Sinus infection: The evolution of your symptoms suggests you may be developing a sinus infection. Yours is a typical timeline for development of a sinus infection following a viral illness such as a cold. I would recommend seeing your physician.

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