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Have extreme pain on back over left lung during deep breath/pressure, yellow/green nasal discharge, boils on taint, large painful bump on rear of neck?

Have extreme pain on back over left lung during deep breath/pressure, yellow/green nasal discharge, boils on taint, large painful bump on rear of neck?

Ouch!!: This is a lot going on at the same time. I also recumbent a visit to your doctor or urgent care center. After the green discharge infection and boils are diagnosed and treated, write back if you are still hurting in the area of your back. ...Read more

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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


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I have been experiencing headaches, inner ear pain and tinnitus, nasal stuffiness and bloody yellowish green nasal discharge. Is this sinusitus?

I have been experiencing headaches, inner ear pain and tinnitus, nasal stuffiness and bloody yellowish green nasal discharge. Is this sinusitus?

Otitis media: This sounds more like a middle ear infection, but the sinuses may also be involved. You should see a physician and have this managed and possibly a trip to an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Does green nasal discharge and cough without fever mean infection on child?

Does green nasal discharge and cough without fever mean infection on child?

Not necessarily: Nasal mucous is composed of water, protein and sugar which support bacterial growth. Experiments using small thimble like containers of mucous have been photographed over several hours and show the gradual coloring of the material by airborne germs. The more time passed, the deeper the color. All mucous exposed to open nasal surfaces are likely to color over time. ...Read more

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Day 1-2- fever, chills, sore throat, cough, Day 3- current (7) very congested, constant dry cough (hard to stop), green/yellow nasal discharge ?

Day 1-2- fever, chills, sore throat, cough, Day 3- current (7) very congested, constant dry cough (hard to stop), green/yellow nasal discharge ?

Acute sinusitis: this is acute sinusitis,and since cough had not started to improve at day 3 and the Nasal discharge color change make it likely to be bacterial rather cold or allergies, Antibiotics may be needed ...Read more

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Thick green yellow mucus running from nose after 1 week of cold with large clear colored nasal discharge?

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

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What actually is nasal discharge?

What actually is nasal discharge?

Nasal response: Fluid produced by the nose in reaction to a pathogen, allergen or foreign body. It is the bod's attempt to flush out the offending particle in the nose. Your nose produces a liter of post-nasal drainage a day in its attempts to cleans the air we breathe, preparing it for the lungs, by the sweeping mechanism of the cilia of the nasal lining. ...Read more

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What could cause blue nasal discharge?

What could cause blue nasal discharge?

Blue eye shadow: Best explanation is blue eyeshadow or eye liner that gets into the the tear duct which drains into the nose. ...Read more

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What is done for constant nasal discharge?

What is done for constant nasal discharge?

Nasal discharge: Constant nasal discharge may be from recurrent viral illnesses, allergies, sinus infections. Need to determine the cause to know what the treatment course needs to be. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop my nasal discharge?

Can you tell me how to stop my nasal discharge?

Diagnosis: If nasal discharge has been going on for a long time, you need a diagnosis. We can not simply stop your discharge without knowing what is wrong with your nose. Diagnoses include, allergic rhinitis, rhino-sinusitis, over use of otc nasal sprays, granulomas, nasal polyps to name a few. See an ENT doctor for a specific diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more

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Nasal Drainage (Definition)

Nasal discharge is common, but rarely serious. Drainage from swollen or infected sinuses may ...Read more


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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more