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Blood In Nose Sinus Infection
I have a cold for about a 9 days. It is not going away. Green mucus from nose and throat. Blood in nose. Facial pain and cough. Sinus infection?
Good chance: After nine days and with the facial pain developing, it is certainly possible that you have a sinus infection. Even so, it is still possibly viral if you are a non-smoker. I would see your doctor or urgent care tomorrow and in the meantime, try the neti-pot or nasal saline spray, ibuprofen and dayquil/nyquil. ...Read more
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Can a sinus infection be bad enough to infect my mouth and facial bones but i don't cough or sneeze a lot, or have a fever? Bloody nose some mornings.
I have had symptoms of a sinus infection for almost a month. This morning my nose started pouring blood and I coughed up big globs of bright red blood?
Immediate evaluation: You need to be seen immediately! To to your primary care doctor or ER and get blood work, X-ray, and will most likely need a Cat Scan (CT) of your sinuses. Cancer of the sinuses needs to be ruled out versus a benign polyp vs bleeding from your nasal septum. Keep me posted. ...Read more
Sinus infection, clear to light hint of yelow coming out of the nose when I blow it, but I have seem some chunk of of blood/or slight blood in the snot?
You are right: What you're describing certainly does sound like a sinus infection. The blood in your mucous can happen especially when there's a lot of inflammation in your nose. You should contact your doctor for an examination and discussion about whether an antibiotic would be useful. ...Read more
Can a person have a sinus infection and not really know it? I don't have running nose, but stuffy in morning with some blood and green mucus sometimes
Sinusitis?: Without knowing exactly where the blood and green mucous is emanating from it is impossible to know if you have sinusitis. This is generally clinical diagnosis made by nasality of speech, pain and swelling over the sinuses, congestion and purulent nasal discharge. There may be headache, fever and redness, but to be sure where this is coming from see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Small amounts of blood in mucus from right nostril only, 4 weeks, no sinus infection or runny nose, 35 yr old...should i worry about bad diagnosis?
ENT: you should be evaluated by ENT to find the cause of prolem. ...Read more
I have just recovered from sinus infection.(self diagnosis) Every time I clean or touch inside my nose blood comes out.When would blood vessels heal ?
Recent sinus infection caused blood in the nose and phlegm. Was prescribed doxycycline blood stopped but then reappeared. Do I need more meds?
Past 3 days Wake up with thick dark yellow sometimes blood tinged nasal mucus. Nose is not running. On Nasacort (triamcinolone) for 1wk. Sinus Infection? Virus?
May be normal: Sinusitis is mostly caused by viruses. There is difficulty diagnosing bacterial sinusitis by symptoms alone but if symptoms are present >10 days, fever >102 with pus for first 3-4 days of symptoms or worsening of symptoms following viral infection - you may have a bacterial infection. Be careful to use nasacort (triamcinolone) appropriately as the irritation may also cause bleeding. ...Read more
This AM had a lot of thick, post nasal drip in back of throat. When I spat it out it looked like huge blood clots. What is going on? Sinus infection?
Sinus infection 2 days ago on levaquin (levofloxacin) , now my eyes are blood shot, hurting, throat hurts , head hurts , dizzy ! should I go back to dr or is this ok?
This is not ok. You should definitely go back to see your doctor and should make contact as soon as possible.
As soon as you are well you should find a way to stop smoking as this will cause you increasing problems and disease. ...Read more
Thick yellow green and some blood in nose for a week. No headache or fever. Little pnd that causes cough. Is this sinus infection?
Sounds like it: 7-10 days of discolored drainage is typical criteria of sinus infection. Most with infection have facial pressure or pain and nasal congestion as well. Sounds like it is time to see a physician and possibly treat this with antibiotics. ...Read more
It is not in the nos: Sinuses are air filled spaces that surround the nasal cavity, if infection gets in theses cavities than you have sinus infection.I f you have sinus infection you need to see your doctor to make sure you have sinus infection and if so, you will need to be treated with proper course of antibiotics.So consault your doctor. ...Read more
Sinus infection: Not typically. You can, but it would be unusual. The symptoms we look for include nasal congestion, nasal discharge which is usually white, yellow, green or some other color of the rainbow. The face can hurt or there is a lot of pressure in the face (usually the forehead or cheeks). The teeth can hurt and you can develop a headache. Many people will complain of fatigue/feeling run down/fever. ...Read more
The color of nasal secretions does not rule out sinusitis.
Sinusitis has the following symptoms. Nasal obstruction or congestion, facial pain, pressure, or fullness, pain or pressure between the eyes and pain or pressure over the eyes. Sphenoid sinusitis may produce pain on top of the head. Although it is true that yellow-green nasal drainage is common, allergic sinusitis may have clear drainage. ...Read more
I have a head cold and my nose is smelly. Should I be concerned about a possible sinus infection? It happens when i'm not sick sometimes too.
Be seen: That is not unusual during an infection, but if it continues after your infection is cleared, then it should be investigated. You might need a ct scan of the sinuses to look for a polyp or even a tumor. This presumes that you do not have a foreign body in your nose, as that is a common cause of foul smelling nasal discharge. ...Read more
I have a sinus infection and have taken clarithromycin since monday. I've started coughing up a little blood. Is this normal? Is it an emergency?
Tomorrow I have my annual physical. I am 52, male. I am supposed have a blood test. I am taking amoxicillin for sinus infection. Can I still test?
Past 4 months lost 27 pounds unintentionally had sinus infection but cleared up took blood test was normal could i have cancer with the weight lost?
Ever since bad sinus infection 2 yrs ago, nose is always sensitive/stuffy. Often suddenly get stuffy, blow green stuff, then goes away in a day. Why?
Allergy or infection: Sometimes sinus infection can trigger nasal allergy. Stuffy nose for 2 years points to allergy and green stuff periodically may be a marker for mild chronic infection. Learn how to treat the cause of allergy than taking antihistamines etc. visit us at www.ehacstl.com ...Read more
My 3 year old has sinus infection x 3 days. Fever resolved. Noticed today when he cried, had blood tinged tears. Should i b concern or related to sinu?
Check his eyes: Be sure there is no scratch . He may possibly have pink eye from allergy or developing eye infection. Take a look, if not take a picture or video to show your pediatrician tomorrow. Sounds like it is benign but if it is moderate to large amount, you may need to go to er tonight or call on call pediatrician and ask for advice. ...Read more
Not likely: Nose blowing seeks to push mucus out of the sinuses, not drag bad air into them. ...Read more
If I blow green secretions from my nose does that mean I have a sinus infection even if I have no other symptoms?
No: Inflammation of any sort in the nose or nasopharynx can result in discharges. Sinusitis is accompanied by congestion, nasality of speech, facial pain and swelling, headache, tenderness over the sinuses, occasionally fever or dental pain and other minor symptoms. That is not to say that green secretions may not be from the sinuses. ...Read more
I noticed some bright red blood in my urine today. For the past week, I have been suffering from a sinus infection that has turned into a frequent cou?
How can I treat a sinus infection with things I have at home I have a sinus infection and i was able to blew my nose, now it is like it is stuck and can't blew out
Dr : Dr jakubowicz already did an outstanding job of responding to the heart of your question. If you have chronic problems with congestion you might wish to consider use of a netti pot. It will not cure a sinus infection or correct pathologic situations, but it can be helpful. ...Read more
Nasal piercing: Hello, it is unlikely that the act of nasal piercing caused a sinus infection. Unless your piercing tract has been giving you trouble with infection, it probably has little association with your sinus troubles. ...Read more
From the sinus: Some individuals can have a bloody nasal discharge from a sinus infection, if some of it is swallowed it may be coughed up too. If the symptom persists, use a saline sinus wash. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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