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Hard Mucus In Sinus
Clear mucus in left nostril, left side nose pressure and jaw pain, sometimes blood in mucus when blow nose to clear it, is this sinus infection . ?
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Salty clear phlegm/ mucus with little bubbles . Similar mucus sometimes from nose. Thick mucus cough sometimes in the morning . No chest pain no fev.?
Chronic bronchitis: You are describing chronic bronchitis. If you smoke this is a strong indication you should quit. In a nonsmoker this could represent asthma or other respiratory conditions. You should see your healthcare provider and get pulmonary function tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sinus or Reflux?: Thick mucus in the throat is due to irritation to the mucosa. Generally this means either 1)irritation due to postnasal drip from allergies or chronic sinus infection, or 2)irritation from acid reflux (laryngopharyngeal, "silent" reflux). The former is treated with a nasal steroid spray and saline sinus rinses. The latter with acid suppressing meds. Your doctor can help pin down a specific cause. ...Read more
Runny nose with (nasal congestion), headache, sneezing, sore throat in the morning only. Occasional blood tinged mucous embedded on floor of throat?
White hard, non-moveable lump, in right side of nostril wall. Nose bleeds, post nasal drip, hard to breathe through nose. Smell has gone. Any clue?
Nasal polyp: There are several possible causes including polyps. See an ENT doctor and have it evaluated. ...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?
(with previous question) my throat is sore and it's hard to swallow, nose runny, painful/stiff neck and base of head. Dry cough that sometimes gives up mucus. Mucus and blood after blowing nose.
Sinus ct scan said retention cyst and mucosal edema in right maxillary. All other sinuses clear. Sinus infection? Do I need antibiotics? I head pressure, clear post nasal drip, i can breath through nose, sinus rinse easy, snot is clear/white blowin
2 months rt side headache. Dry cough, excess mucus in nose.Lump in throat feeling that can't clear. Ear pain and crackling when swallow. What is it ?
Coughing up thick clear white speckled mucus runny sometimes stuffy nose some sinus pressure no sore throat fever or fatigue. Could this be allergies?
Funny feeling in throat. Post nasal drip. Not strep. Dry cough. Mucus seeming to go to chest but unproductive cough. Mucus yellow..And white?
I have a mild fever sinus pain pressure and persistent runny nose post nasal drip tightness in cheat coughing yellowish green mucus up all day, is it?
Infection: Depending on how long you have had the symptoms it can lead one to treat it as a viral infection versus a bacterial infection. Typically less than 5 days is viral. ...Read more
Sinusitis can...: Perhaps, but it is still likely due to an occlusion of drainage of the sinus. Most sinusitis is not a bacterial infection without signs such as discolored nasal mucous, increasing sinus pain, possibly fever, and usually has been going on for at least a week. Sinusitis can still occur from allergies or viral infections, and can present with clear mucus. Try afrin nasal, decongestants. ...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
Drainage year round. No runny nose. Throat can be scratchy and singing gives hoarse-ish sound. Can often hack up a little colored sputum into the sink. Tips?
Low grade fever,lots of mucus,coughing up yellow mucus in gobs,stuffy nose,ears popping and dizzy.Using neti pot,mucinex,Flonase.what else can I do?
Viral or sinus: This is likely from a viral infection. If the problem has been present for more than 10 days and is getting worse, then sinus infection should be considered. See your doctor if the latter is the case. ...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