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Dried Mucus In Nose
I have hard dried up mucus in my nose and if I am able to blow it out it feels like a rock hit the tissue. Can anything help me get better i don't kno?
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
Saline irrigations.: If the mucus is yellow, it may represent an infection of the nose, sinuses or nasopharynx (back of nose.) Saline irrigations may help. What is most important is to make a diagnosis of what is causing the yellow mucus. I have stated this over and over again on Health Tap; that you need to ask not what I can do but what is the diagnosis and then the appropriate treatment can be given. ...Read more
Super thick mucus in nose on one side clear and foggy looking hard to get out when it does it doesn't break apart. Allergies? Remedies?
Lots of Options: Over-the-counter non-sedating antihistamines are helpful for allergic rhinitis symptoms, however the gold-standard treatment are daily intranasal steroid sprays like Flonase or Nasonex if your symptoms are more severe. Avoidance of triggers is important. Hydrate and Mucinex to thin secretions. Allergy shots also option. See Allergist to determine what medications could give you lasting relief. ...Read more
Mucus like blood from left nostril when I blow nose. Feels like I have mucus in nose then when I blow it out bloody mucus comes out.
Checkup: Either a sinus infection or broken nasal blood vessel- either way get checked. ...Read more
7-10 days: It works better for infections in the nose than the chest, but usually at lest 7-10 days are needed. Some sinus infections need even longer. ...Read more
Frequent blood in mucus in nose, nose bleeds some times, very difficult to sleep and toss and turn a lot, 21 year old male 5'8 weighing 180 or so?
I have thick white mucus in nose and eyes. I also noticed that vaginal discharge is white but not like cottage cheese. What does this mean?
Unrelated: These two things are unrelated. Could be seasonal allergies for the nose and eyes. The vaginal discharge could be a myriad of things. If you're really worried, you'll need to see your primary care doctor for a more compete evaluation. Could try over the counter allergy meds in the mean time. Hope this Helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have cough since 4-5 days and intermittent sharp pain in left chest since yesterday. Also when i wake up in morning, I have mucus in nose and throat
See a physician asap: Whenever you tell an experienced healthcare profession via the internet that you are experiencing chest pain, of course we are going to tell you to go see a physician asap. Chest pain can be caused by a variety of issues, especially in an individual with asthma, so why take a chance, go see a physician to rule out some of the more serious causes. ...Read more
I have cough and cold for now 1 month . Had done chest cat scan also done. That is also clear. There is lots of mucus in nose and throat?
Likely a virus: Viral upper respiratory tract infections are very common right now, more common than the flu that is in the news. This virus affects the upper respiratory tract, not the lung tissue itself. It is self-limiting, does not require antibiotics, and can best be treated by the use of over the counter medications sudafed may be helpful in drying up the nasal passage. ...Read more
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