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Bloody Boogers After Flu
Facial pain, fever up to 103 (fever has stopped), yellow watery nasal discharge, cough, greenish brown sputum. Sinus infection and/or bronchitis?
Possibly: Or you may be getting over a cold. As a cold improves the nasal secretions get thicker and a little yellow. If you are coughing up thick brown sputum with a deep cough i would be more concerned about a bacterial pneumonia or possibly bronchitis. Most bronchitis is viral and happens as the last part of a cold .If not improving see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Difference between cold and allergies ? Runny stuffy nose clear discharge but yellow mucus spit up..scratchy throat..3 days now
Nostril edges: The neutrophils that are attracted to the tissue injury in a cold will discharge enzymes into the runny mucus and abrade the edges of the nostrils after a day or two. It this happens, consider that you probably have a cold. If it lasts for two weeks, or there's non-cold-like symptoms, get seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Burning when I cough started out as sore throat two days ago then stuffy nose with yellow green mucus now coughing up same mucus no fever?
Bronchitis. many-: -times colds which are viral can lead 2 bronchitis that is bacterial. Get in to see your PCP 4 eval. probably need antibiotics @ this stage. My preference is zithromaz Z pack plus 1 extra capsule. This gives the coverage 4 PPLO infections. Take the same as a Z pack only take You add 1 capsule the first day then finish them out. ...Read more
Is this really a simple cold/ flu? Still sick after 3 days. No stuffy/ runny nose, yes coughing up phlegm/ blood, throat irritation, loss appetite.
4 days ago started sore red throat. Yesterday runny nose & nausea, tonight no sore throat but runny nose, cramps & diarrhea, sneezing, no fever.HELP!!
Can clear,sticky mucus in nose be sinus infection? Had septo/turbinectomy 4mths ago. Got a "cold" w/yellow mucus. Now nose stuffy & clear. No allergys
Runny nose, cough wet. Headache with green/yellow mucus in nose & coughed up. Pressure around nose. Worse after a wk. & cough worse at night? Flu?
I had yellow phlegm 2 months ago from back throat.I'm not smoke.I don't cough. 2 weeks ago, i spit out thick pink bloody ball-like phlegm once each day
Get examined: Have a chest x-ray to be checked for lung infection . Ask your dr if s/he would recommend antibiotics. Take some otc cough meds/ Mucinex (guaifenesin) or Robitussin dm.Take vitamin c and eat lots of fruits and veggies to boost your immune system. Hope u feel better and take care! ...Read more
Sore throat, cough & congested nose. Coughing up/blowing out of nose bright yellow mucus. Why is it bright yellow?
I am coughing up chunks of mucus, yellow & thick cold 2 weeks but subsiding. Had nasal congestion with yellow mucus now that's gone. Feel it in throat?
Sinus infection?: About 10% of people who had a cold ended up with a sinus infection. Since this has been going on for 2 weeks, it is time to see your doctor. ...Read more
What type of cold/flu/infections is this? My symptoms are watery eyes, sore throat, bloody nose, stuffy nose, bloody popped ear drums and my mucus is bloody brown with dark green.
How : How long have you had symptoms? These symptoms sound like a viral respiratory tract infection. This is also allergy season and many symptoms overlap. If symptoms are longer than 7-10 days without improvement, it could be bacterial and you can go to your doctor for treatment. ...Read more
Blood: It's a blood presence after interaction with the stomach acid. It might happened from the acute gastrointestinal bleeding when blood vessels damaged while retching and vomiting. Your stool color might be black as well. I would suggest to visit your doctor or nearest er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had allergies for the past week (sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose). However, the last two days ive been coughing up thick phlegm with brown specks.
Bacterial: superinfection likely. See DrGet a more detailed answer ›
Feeling fatigued, burning watery eyes, coughing up clear mucus,mild headache, runny nose for a few days now. upper respiratory infection?
Yes: if all symptoms are new since 3 days ago, then most likely a viral infection that is affecting the upper respiratory tract, possibly lower respiratory tract and the eyes. ...Read more
Been sick a week hoarse can't talk spitting up dark yellow mucus congestion runny nose. Fever what could it be?
May need antibiotics: The usual viral upper respiratory infection lasts about 1 week. After that continuing cough and sinus congestion may indicate a bacterial infection and for this a course of antibiotics(for sinusitis and/or bronchitis) may be needed. See your md for evaluation if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Sore throat 2-3 days, no fever, thick yellow phlegm spit out 10 days. cleared but started again with sore throat and yellow phlegm after a few days?
Possible causes: There are a few possible causes. If you had no fever, the likelihood of Strep infection is less than a viral cause. It can sometimes take two to three weeks to clear an influenza infection. If you have fever or persistent symptoms, I would advise a Strep test at your PCP's office. In the meantime, rest, drink warm fluids and monitor your temperature. ...Read more
Sore throat runny nose all day yesterday no fever. Stuffy nose dry throat scratchy today mucus clear and yellow no aches no fever? small cough rarely
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a cold (viral infection), a strep throat (bacterial and would need antibiotics), a sinus infection, allergies in the nose and sinuses, mucus or wheezing in the lungs (might need some asthma treatment), sinus symptoms related to other causes, etc... Since one can have one or more of these issues at the same time, a doctor's visit is recommended. ...Read more
Chocking coughing fits as try to cough up yellow phelgm. 17mth has it 12+ days me 10+ days. Sinus pain & yellow discharge from nose, chest infection?
Possible: It certainly sound infectious. Get an eval so you can be properly treated. Good luck to you, get well. ...Read more
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