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A 19-year-old male asked:

I'm having weird rust colored thick post nasal drip, its not red spots, but as if the mucus was produced red. should i be worried?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Duration: If you have had these symptoms for more than 10 days or they are getting more severe, you need to see a doctor to rule out a bacterial sinus infection or whatever else which may cause this discolored discharge.
Last updated Sep 30, 2015

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