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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?

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 (mometasone) 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 (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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How long does amoxicillin take to treat chest infection and mucus in nose ?

How long does amoxicillin take to treat chest infection and mucus in nose ?

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

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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?

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 more

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Is Singulair safe to take long-term? Can it cause Churg-Strauss syndrome? On and off it for 3 years, only drug that clears up mucus in nose and throat

Is Singulair safe to take long-term? Can it cause Churg-Strauss syndrome? On and off it for 3 years, only drug that clears up mucus in nose and throat

Considered safe: All medications have potential side effects, some of them severe, and Singulair is no exception. Churg-Strauss is among those possible effects. However, Singulair is considered on the safer end of the spectrum. Naturally, the longer you are on a medication, the more likely it is that a side effect would occur, but there are no specific recommendations against long-term use of Singulair. ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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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Having minor sore throat for a week now. About 6wks ago, had viral inf. in throat for 2wks. Whats causing sore throat now? Can smell mucus in nose

Having minor sore throat for a week now. About 6wks ago, had viral inf. in throat for 2wks. Whats causing sore throat now? Can smell mucus in nose

Sinus drainage: It could be allergy causing posterior sinus drainage worst at night,causing a significant irritation to the throat and voice box.
Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night and Zyrtec during the day.
Take a tablespoon of your local honey a day. ...Read more

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My throat hurts and ears. I have phlegm and when i coughed little blood was in it. Is this serious? Happened inthe morning also yellow mucus in nose.

My throat hurts and ears. I have phlegm and when i coughed little blood was in it. Is this serious? Happened inthe morning also yellow mucus in nose.

See below: Yellow or green mucous is not concerning. If there was only a bit of blood streaking, the source was probably a slight bleed in the nose mucosa. If it continues, get seen, otherwise, using otc meds can help. ...Read more

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What is it? sore throat and loss of voice two weeks ago, that cleared up and now deep cough with clogged ears and orange mucus in nose for a week.???

Different infection: was sore throat now a different infection in the sinuses, use nasal saline if thick mucus, if worse see your dr. for antibiotic. use antihistamine/decongestant pills and nasal steroid like fluticisone nasal spray; one spray to each nostril twice a day till better ...Read more

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I hit top of my head hard on metal last night and had a lot of bloody mucous this morning coming from my nose when I blew it very dark red in colour.

I hit top of my head hard on metal last night and had a lot of bloody mucous this morning coming from my nose when I blew it very dark red in colour.

Are you sleepy: My first question did you loose consciousness .
My second question ,did you hit your nose while hitting your head.
Nose bleed is not associated with any neurological event.
If you start feeling sleepy too much.
Or you start having any vision problem.
Or start having any bleeding from the ears.
Is start having bad headache.
Or start having memory problem.
GO AND SEE A DOCTOR. ...Read more

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Hello i have every morning really dry bloody and hard shaped mucous discharge from my nose. also during the day inside of it burns and hurts?

Hello i have every morning really dry bloody and hard shaped mucous discharge from my nose. also during the day inside of it burns and hurts?

Dry air?: Often this is due to dry air in your bedroom, mouth breathing over night, or chronic allergies. I would try a humidifier in your sleeping area, apply a thin layer of antibiotic ointment inside your nostrils before sleep, and consider seeing an allergist to see if you are indeed allergic to something. ...Read more

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I am feeling some mucus is sliding down from nose to throught. If i try hard i can split little mucus. why?

I am feeling some mucus is sliding down from nose to throught. If i try hard i can split little mucus. why?

This is called: "Post Nasal Drip" and its VERY common. Try a mucous reliever (Mucinex (guaifenesin) is one OTC example) and drink LOTS of water.! A nasal spray may also help...(Afrin is one OTC example)

Hope this helps!
DR Z ...Read more

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The mucus in my nose is a little bloody. Is this a sign of an infection?

The mucus in my nose is a little bloody. Is this a sign of an infection?

Possibly...: Usually a small amount of blood may be seen if you blow your nose hard or if you have allergies and the tissues in your nose are quite inflamed. However it can at tiimes be associated with significant sinus infections, so if it does not go away after a week should get it checked by an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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The inner part of my nose, left nostril only, keeps getting painful buildups of mucus. Can remove but hurts and is bloody. What is this?

The inner part of my nose, left nostril only, keeps getting painful buildups of mucus. Can remove but hurts and is bloody. What is this?

Time to see ENT: What you describe is usually due to a foreign object in the nose--but can be due to polyp/growth. Should have a ENT eval and scope (in-office) to determine cause of discharge and irritation leading to bleeding. ...Read more

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Thick nasal mucus - I have to blow my nose very hard to get the plug feeling out, it is commonly very thick, white (not clear). Should I be concern?

Thick nasal mucus - I have to blow my nose very hard to get the plug feeling out, it is commonly very thick, white (not clear). Should I be concern?

Thick nasal mucus: Thick nasal mucus can be related to sinusitis, but not necessarily. If you have chronic allergies or recurrent infections you should consult a doctor who can identify if there is an opportunity to improve nasal inflammation with sprays or treat infection with antibiotics. You may benefit from good nasal hygiene as well which involves using salt water rinses to clear mucus and allergens. ...Read more

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Dry nose, clear (almost like water) mucus and bloody sores. Could you help me? And I've been feeling really tired lately. Been going on for 1-2 weeks.

Dry nose, clear (almost like water) mucus and bloody sores. Could you help me? And I've been feeling really tired lately. Been going on for 1-2 weeks.

Infection: Sounds like infectious rhinitis usually viral. I assume the bloody sores are from frequent wiping. Try nasal saline mist or gel formulation. Be seen if getting worse since there are other possible causes. ...Read more

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Bloody mucus every time I blow my nose.. I had a bad cold since then the mucus never stops. And pain on right side of my head and neck.

Bloody mucus every time I blow my nose.. I had a bad cold since then the mucus never stops. And pain on right side of my head and neck.

See your doc: It may be that you just have significant irritation/inflammation of your nasal passages/sinuses from noninfectious inflammation but it's also possible that you have a more concerning bacterial sinusitis that may require antibiotic therapy. At least consider, in the intermin, nasal saline irrigation several times a day .. it's a start. But boil your water prior to use(and let cool) to sterile. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you spit out mucus from mouth and nose and its bloody ?

What does it mean when you spit out mucus from mouth and nose and its bloody ?

Sinus issues?: There could be me many different issues going on but the most common are Sinus Infections. I would highly recommend seeing a physician for an exam and determine the true nature of the problem. Simple antibiotics could clear it up.
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My husband has copd he blew his nose 1 day his mucus was bloody and another 2 days an orange color discharge with blood.

My husband has copd he blew his nose 1 day his mucus was bloody and another 2 days an orange color discharge with blood.

Need more info.: The symptoms, while dramatic, require more information to establish a diagnosis. Was/Is ur husband a smoker? What type of COPD does he have (emphysema, chronic bronchitis, both)? These answers will help ur primary doc or perhaps HealthTap Prime doc answer ur concerns. Epistaxis (nosebleeds) happen to ne1. Chronic bronchitis can b culprit, but most worrisome is cancer, which requires testing for Dx ...Read more

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Had a blocked nose for a week and finding it impossible to breathe in through nose... Also experiencing bloody mucus when i blow?

Had a blocked nose for a week and finding it impossible to breathe in through nose... Also experiencing bloody mucus when i blow?

nasal obstruction: There are a few things you can try to clear up the nasal congestion. Try a nasal saline spray like ocean spray, and a decongestant like sudafed. They are both over-the-counter. You can also try nasal/sinus irrigation with a netipot. If it's not successful or you get more bleeding, see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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