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I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

Discuss with surgeon: In some instances this may be a sign of other disease but most likely benign. You may need a follow up colonoscopy or biopsy but this will be determined by your physician,. ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

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


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10month baby has had green mucus type discharge from both eyes for the past three days. His eyes barely started getting red today and not getn better?

10month baby has had green mucus type discharge from both eyes for the past three days.  His eyes barely started getting red today and not getn better?

Conjunctivitis: Mucopurulent conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye, is a bacterial infection of the eyes that can cause green/yellowish/crusting drainage, redness, irritation and mattering. Treatment would include evaluation by a doctor and possible topical antibiotic drops in the eyes. All the best! ...Read more

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Child 2yr old has cough for a week and had fever for just a day. Green mucus from nose and yellow discharge from eyes now. Should we see dr?

Child 2yr old has cough for a week and had fever for just a day. Green mucus from nose and yellow discharge from eyes now. Should we see dr?

URI: Your child has symptoms of an upper respiratory infection. He also has conjunctivitis as a result of the illness. If the fever continues take him to the doctor. In the meantime give him symptomatic care. ...Read more

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My 15 month old daughter has pimples on her face that started 4 days ago with a runny green mucus discharge from nose. No pimples on body.?

My 15 month old daughter has pimples on her face that started 4 days ago with a runny green mucus discharge from nose.  No pimples on body.?

Viral Infection: This is most likely from an infection that your daughter has. Pimples can appear as a result of an infection and can spread to involve other areas of the body. Once the infection clears, the accompanying rash usually resolves. If her symptoms get worse, make sure she sees her pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 10 month old has a cough, runny nose (green mucus) and eye discharge (occasional). Recently transitioned to formula about 2 weeks ago. Any advice?

My 10 month old has a cough, runny nose (green mucus) and eye discharge (occasional). Recently transitioned to formula about 2 weeks ago. Any advice?

Upper respiratory: Sounds like an upper respiratory infection. If it is only a day or two, then it is likely a virus. If 5-7 days then likely a bacterial infection. If other kids around, they likely helped contribute. ...Read more

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My son is going to be 11 months old and he has green mucus coming from his eyes wat is that wat should I do?

My son is going to be 11 months old and he has green mucus coming from his eyes wat is that wat should I do?

Green Gunk...: In the context of a toddler with a cold this may be a conjunctivitis (eye infection) that is viral. Your description sounds more purulent and I'd have him examined by a doc. Does he have fever? Any contacts with red eye? Any cold contacts? Are the whites of his eyes white? Or pink? Does he seem to be "itchy" or scratching his eyes? The answers to these questions will help figure out therapy ...Read more

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I have green mucus coming out of my eyes it's been doing it all day?

I have green mucus coming out of my eyes it's been doing it all day?

Eye discharge: Conjunctivitis, also known as pinkeye, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. Pinkeye may caused by some bacteria and viruses or it could be a manifestation of seasonal allergies. Symptoms include redness in the white of the eye or inner eyelid, thick, yellow, green or white discharge from the eye. The treatment differs with the offending agent. ...Read more

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Hurt pressure nose, eyes, head and sruffy green mucus?

Hurt pressure nose, eyes, head and sruffy green mucus?

Sinusitis: Painful pressure sensations of nose, eyes, head with green mucus often is do to sinusitis. See a md or ENT for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Stuffy nose, green mucus, coughing, eyes hurt, sinus pressure?

Stuffy nose, green mucus, coughing, eyes hurt, sinus pressure?

Sinusitis: Sounds like you may have a sinus infection. Try taking over-the-counter preparations with decongestants (if you have no heart conditions that contraindicate), and plenty of steamy heat. Nasal saline lavage (e.g. Salt aire, netipot) can also help clear sinus pressure and act as a natural antibiotic. Nsaids can also help to control inflammation. See your doctor if the green mucus persists. ...Read more

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Very sore throat for 2 weeks with green mucus. Now the last 3 mornings i have been waking up with crusty eyes. Have taken cold & flu tablets no better?

Very sore throat for 2 weeks with green mucus. Now the last 3 mornings i have been waking up with crusty eyes. Have taken cold & flu tablets no better?

Sinusitis?: Sounds like you may have a sinus infection. Regardless sore throat and green mucus for 2 weeks deserves a trip to the doctor. I suspect you are going to need antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more

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My husband insurance at his new job hasn't kicked in yet but my 2 year old is sick what should I do at home has a remedy my 2 year old has a stuffy nose at night but runny nose during the day it's a bright green mucus her left eyes is kinda swollen and has

My husband insurance at his new job hasn't kicked in yet but my 2 year old is sick what should I do at home has a remedy my 2 year old has a stuffy nose at night but runny nose during the day it's a bright green mucus her left eyes is kinda swollen and has

Take him to the dr: Insurance should not be the primary concern, your two year old should be. I am sure that you get groceries and gas even though your insurance does not cover these items. Sometimes you can negotiate in advance for a cash price. ...Read more

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My 3 yr old son has had lime green mucus leaking from swollen eyes for 3 days w/ runny nose, woke up with 104.5 fever today. What should I do?

My 3 yr old son has had lime green mucus leaking from swollen eyes for 3 days w/ runny nose, woke up with 104.5 fever today. What should I do?

Doctor visit needed: Aside from the high fever, he has conjuctivitis or pink eye. He needs to be seen to establish the source of the fever even though his illness may be viral. ...Read more

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My 2 year-old daughter has thick green mucus coming out her eyes and runny nose and fever of 101 for 3 days? I've used garlic oil in her ears for earache.

My 2 year-old daughter has thick green mucus coming out her eyes and runny nose and fever of 101 for 3 days? I've used garlic oil in her ears for earache.

See dr.: The symptoms as described could be caused by a bacterial infection, and it is recommended for you to bring your daughter to a dr. For an evaluation a soon as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Green mucus vaginal discharge 5 weeks after giving birth?

Not good.: A green vaginal discharge is never good. Green usually suggests a bacterial infection — possibly a postpartum endometriosis or a std if you have been sexually active.
This should be checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get yellow/green mucus-like discharge from Monistat 7?

No: If you are treating a yeast infection with Monistat 7 the drainage is usually white or yellowish tint. But other normal bacteria in your vaginal tract may cause other color combinations. ...Read more

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My one year old has a cold and now she has green mucus coming out of the corner of her eye. When she wakes up her eye is stuck closed and is swollen?

Infection: The green color of the discharge is most likely due to a bacterial infection. You should get your child to an ophthalmologist right away, as she needs antibiotics drops, and possibly antibiotics to take orally. One needs to watch out especially for a cellulitis in the young, as the infection can spread even beyond the eye. ...Read more

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I have a cough, gets worse when I lay down &a sore, red throat. It hurts to swallow. I have green mucus in the corner of my left eye almost constantly?

I have a cough, gets worse when I lay down &a sore, red throat. It hurts to swallow.  I have green mucus in the corner of my left eye almost constantly?

Doctor can check: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold, influenza or adenovirus (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the symptoms are bothersome, recurrent or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). With cold symptoms and eye discharge, one is likely contagious. ...Read more

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I have had a "cold" for a week now — cough, green mucus, sore throat, congestion. Now one eye is bloodshot. Should I see my pcp?

I have had a "cold" for a week now — cough, green mucus, sore throat, congestion. Now one eye is bloodshot. Should I see my pcp?

Virus: Your description is most consistent with a viral illness (ie cold). I would see your pcp to get meds to control your symptoms and make you more comfortable as the cold runs its course. ...Read more

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Been sick for 2 weekssinus and drainage. Clogged ear, and my chest feels heavy. And also green mucus no cough.chest X-ray clear.can infection be there?

Been sick for 2 weekssinus and drainage. Clogged ear, and my chest feels heavy. And also green mucus no cough.chest X-ray clear.can infection be there?

Can be up there: In your upper airways, nose, sinuses and middle ear, inflammation can affect your lower airways also, so your chest feels heavy as you described, yet chest x-ray would be clear. See your doctor again for possible need for antibiotics, antiinflammatory medications and probably a bronchodilator to open up your lower airways, best wishes ...Read more

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My Daughter is experiencing discharge or mucus in eyes.

My Daughter is experiencing discharge or mucus in eyes.

Age of daughter?: The first thing is to wash the eyelids thoroughly with 1/4 strength baby shampoo on a cotton ball. You can also apply warm or cool compresses, whichever is more comfortable. If there is any swelling and it does not go away with compresses, or much itching or discomfort then she may need medication. ...Read more

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My daughter is experiencing discharge or mucus in eyes. Also, has a cold ?

My daughter is experiencing discharge or mucus in eyes. Also, has a cold
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Common: During a cold the tiny drainage passageway from the eyes to the nose (tear duct) can swell shut. Mucous that remains after a nap or sleep period is common and benign. Wiping it away should be all that is necessary. If it begins to crust up continuously and or the surrounding skin gets inflamed, it can be a germ issue/conjunctivitis and need treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my eyes discharge a mucus like when u first wake up but they do it all day.

Eye discharge: If this is a short term problem, you may have infectious conjunctivitis (viral or bacterial). If this is a longer term problem, you likely have blepharitis or allergies. If you have itching as a symptom, it is most likely allergy. All of these are treatable, but you should be seen by ophthalmologist or optometrist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My Son is experiencing eye swelling and discharge or mucus in eyes.

My Son is experiencing eye swelling and discharge or mucus in eyes.

Conjunctivitis: Sounds like it could be conjunctivitis, possibly bacterial given that discharge but could theoretically be viral or allergic as well. Your son may need an antibiotic drop. ...Read more

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Watery eyes white mucous discharge and white mucus in throat and nose?

Watery eyes white mucous discharge and white mucus in throat and nose?

Allergies: Could be allergies to dust or sign of viral uri? Try otc Allegra (fexofenadine) and ketotifen eye drops to see if you feel better. Good luck. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


Green Mucus (Definition)

Yellow or green drainage from the nose is a symptom in which the mucous coming out of the nose is thicker than clear mucous, and also is yellowish or greenish in color. This may mean that the runny nose is starting to dry up. However, if there is a lot of yellow or green drainage, there may be a nasal ...Read more