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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

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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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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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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8/10 pain in L ear, Yellow discharge, No temp. Will Nasonex help? Started as sinus infection. Green nasal discharge this am with sinus pain/pressure.

8/10 pain in L ear, Yellow discharge, No temp. Will Nasonex help? Started as sinus infection.  Green nasal discharge this am with sinus pain/pressure.

Need to be seen: you may very well have severe middle ear infection and possibly perforated ear drum given what you described, put a cotton plug in the draining ear, take pain killers and go to your doctor, ER / Urgent Care for evaluation and possibly antibiotics and other medications accordingly, good luck ...Read more

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Green nasal discharge for a year. Antibiotics 3x, steroids, coll. silver. Nothing works, no other symptoms. Thoughts, Recommendations?

Green nasal discharge for a year. Antibiotics 3x, steroids, coll. silver. Nothing works, no other symptoms. Thoughts, Recommendations?

Chronic Sinusitis: Three simple steps 1. ENT consultation 2. Sinus cultures for bacteria and fungi and sensitivities, imaging as determined by ENT 3. Appropriate treatment. You should also treat any allergic rhinitis with Flonase. Good luck. ...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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Nasal discharge for 2 weeks, sometimes music coughed up, yellow or green. Slight headache or pressure behind eye brows. Very thick mucus.

Nasal discharge for 2 weeks, sometimes music coughed up, yellow or green. Slight headache or pressure behind eye brows. Very thick mucus.

Sinus infection: Symptoms classic for sinus infection . May need long course of oral antibiots and mucus thinning meds. Would definitely see ent. ...Read more

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How to stop my nasal discharge?

How to stop my nasal discharge?

Cause?: It depends on what is causing it. If you have hay fever, an antihistamine pill may help. If you have a cold or oversensitive nose , there is a Rx nasal spray which may be effective. Tell us more. ...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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Why do I have black streaks in my nasal discharge?

Stuff you breathe?: Usually this can be due to inhalation of pollutants in the air such as dust, smoke, or other environmental pollutants. Rarely certain serious fungal sinus infections in persons with a compromised immune system can cause black discharge from the nose (invasive fungal sinusitis). ...Read more

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What can I do about clear nasal discharge and excessive tearing?

What can I do about clear nasal discharge and excessive tearing?

Sounds like allergy: If there is also sneezing, then this would confirm hayfever or allergic rhinitis. You can try Claritin or competing brands. If there is nasal congestion, then claritin-d but not if you have blood pressure problems, heart disease, or stroke. If it is year round or severe, you may want to get allergy testing to see what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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What should I do if my baby has nasal discharge?

What should I do if my baby has nasal discharge?

Suction the nose: Use saline nasal drops and suction the nostrils. This can be done few times a day but not too frequently as it may irritate the nostrils. ...Read more

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Treatment for foul smelling nasal discharge?

Medical evaluation: to determine cause of discharge. Treatment plan will depend of cause (i.e., sinusitis). ...Read more

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