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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have a leakage from my nose that has been occurring quite often recently and has occured previously in the past after having a head injury. the leakage has a bad smell and comes from one nostril. i also heaviness on one side of my head during leak?

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Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Nasal discharge: With this history I would advise you to immediately seek medical attention preferably through an emergency department. Your history of head trauma, leakage of fluid with probable contamination could mean there is injury to the brain.
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