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A 24-year-old female asked:

Had hsv-1 in my nose for 3 wks. i have really sticky, yellowish mucus (just a little) that seems to stick to the inside of my nose. is that normal?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: What you described is likely a mixture of exudate from the herpes vesicles and mucus. It should clear out in a few days. If the herpes rash appears too often, you should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment.

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Last updated Dec 22, 2015

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