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Gray Mucus From Nose
Infection: Sound like a nasal or sinus infection. If its only been going on for a short while (4 days or less) its probably viral. If it has been going on longer it may be bacterial. You should discuss this with your doctor if it continues. ...Read more
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
Thick green yellow mucus running from nose after 1 week of cold with large clear colored nasal discharge?
Flora shifting: If no fevers or significant pain--let it run! in fact, take Mucinex (guaifenesin) to keep things thin and flowing. Your body is likely re-balancing the flora in its sinuses, and this should stop about double the time you were sick. If fevers/pain, then see dr / urgent care. ...Read more
Would post nasal drip from allergies and a deviated septum cause constant sticky clear mucus and occasional dark brown mucus with blood in it?
How do you differentiate mucus from the lungs and mucus coming from deviated septum/post nasal drip?
Sore throat, cough & congested nose. Coughing up/blowing out of nose bright yellow mucus. Why is it bright yellow?
25/m: sneezing, coughing up yellow phlegm, yellow mucus from nose, white spots on throat, very congested, trouble sleeping, headache between eyebrows.
Can. Allergies cause cough and runny nose producing different color mucus like green brown yellow?
Acute Sinusitis: Allergic rhinitis can cause increased nasal congestion, cough, runny nose that can lead to discolored sputum, facial pain/pressure, nasal blockage, fevers, and loss of taste/smell which are symptoms concerning for an acute sinus infection. Daily steroid nasal sprays and other allergy medications can help reduce or prevent these infections. See an Allergist for further workup and evaluation. ...Read more
Are grey streaks in nasal discharge dust particles? At times when I blow my nose I notice grey streaks in the mucus.
Swallow most: Nasal drainage from allergies or infections in the nasal cavity produces thick fluid.most of this flows downhill into your throat. You can cough it out, aspirate in into your lungs (that's bad) or you can swallow into the stomach where most, not all, virus' and bacteria die.you can blow this fluid out but most gets swallowed. ...Read more
Nasal cancer or bening? Small amounts of blood tinged mucus in the morning when blowing nose 3 wks. No congestion or runny nose. Minor post nasal drip
Sinusitis?: It sounds like you may be dealing with a sinus infection. You need to see your doctor to be evaluated and given the appropriate treatment. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
Frothy thick saliva. Dry mouth while bottom of tongue tip feels glued with saliva, chronic cough, stuffed dry nose (no mucus), post nasal drip-white ?
Dry mouth: Consider sucking on sugarless lemon drop to stimulate saliva. Make sure that you brush regularly since lack of saliva may lead to dental decay and gum disease. There are also rx drugs to stimulate saliva production if the above measures failed. If you have dry eyes also, then you may have what is called sicca syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bright red bloody mucus with blood clots excreted from tip of uvula after pulling out white stringy plug?
Mucus: It appears that there was a mucus plug impacted on your uvula and irritation/inflammation occurred when it was pulled off. If bleeding and/nonhealing of the uvula persists, consult an otolaryngologist for treatment and in the meantime, bathe the uvula area with cold water which helps.However if brisk bleeding continues head to the hospital emergency room where urgent treatment can be given ...Read more
Tongue is dry (thick white coating). Saliva pools on the floor of the mouth . Blocked dry nose and white thick post nasal drip?
How long?: Have these symptoms been present for long? Is your nose blocked because of crusty secretion and not turbinate swelling? If this has been present for more than a month, you may be suffering from sicca syndrome in which the glands secreting tears, saliva, and nasal mucus are no longer fully functioning. ...Read more
I am coughing up grey phlegm from throat sometimes. What's the reason behind this. And sometimes green phlegm from nose also.
Blood when blowing nose and spitting up little blood and pink in morning could that be from post nasal drip from nose?
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