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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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My son will be 1 year old on 2/16/16. He started having a runny nose, congestion and a cough on Tuesday. No fever, clearish snot, and didn't seem to really be bothered by it until yesterday. I noticed that he's wheezing a little bit and I wasn't sure if I

My son will be 1 year old on 2/16/16. He started having a runny nose, congestion and a cough on Tuesday. No fever, clearish snot, and didn't seem to really be bothered by it until yesterday. I noticed that he's wheezing a little bit and I wasn't sure if I

Wheezing: Some viruses in infants are associated with wheezing, particularly the RSV virus. If he is working hard to breath, has poor PO intake of high fever, he should be checked. The treatment is symptomatic and involves keeping his nasal passages clear, elevating his head and making sure his room is not too hot or dry. All the best. ...Read more

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I have had a stuffy nose with yellow snot, sore throat with no cough, and a little bit of blood in my mucus this morning. This all started 8 days ago?

I have had a stuffy nose with yellow snot, sore throat with no cough, and  a little bit of blood in my mucus this morning. This all started 8 days ago?

Likely sinusitis: See your doctor for vasoconstrictors and possibly antibiotics. Make note of your blood pressure and if you are on any blood pressure medicines as these can contraindicate some drugs. Also, drink plenty of fluids and consider nasal sprays and mouth washes. ...Read more

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I've had a bad cough - coughing up mucus- for 2 weeks and now I also have a runny nose. Cough syrup helps a little bit. Is this just a cold?

I've had a bad cough - coughing up mucus- for 2 weeks and now I also have a runny nose. Cough syrup helps a little bit. Is this just a cold?

Probable bronchitis.: You probably have bronchitis. If you have only a low-grade fever, it is probably viral so antibiotics are not useful. If your symptoms are improving, you would need symptomatic relief only and you should see it resolve over the next few days. If your symptoms are worsening, see your doctor. You could also have residual bronchospasm best treated w/ inhalers that your doc can prescribe. ...Read more

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Have a black and blue eye. i did bleed from my nose a bit then stop. Like when I accumulated mucus I clear it through my mouth, see small blood. Er?

Have a black and blue eye. i did bleed from my nose a bit then stop. Like when I accumulated mucus I clear it through my mouth, see small blood. Er?

Trauma?: If it's due to trauma, I'd give it time - nothing you described is worrisome. If there hasn't been any trauma, an evaluation is indicated. ...Read more

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My dog vomited, and before I knew I was kissing her head, and she might have had a little bit on her, should i be worried for myself getting sick?

My dog vomited, and before I knew I was kissing her head, and she might have had a little bit on her, should i be worried for myself getting sick?

Why worry now?: Dogs vomit for all kinds of non-contagious reasons. Anyway, if you've been exposed to a dog pathogen, there's no certainty you caught it. Give it a few days, but there's really not much you can do at this point but worry needlessly. Wait and see-- ...Read more

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I have post nasal drip, and it has got in worst in the last couple of month, in the last week i see a little bit of blood coming up in my mucus. ?

Infection or allergy: a 50 year old male with post-nasal drip worsening in the last few moths, a bit of blood in mucus. Post-nasal drainage comes from nose and sinuses. When nasal mucosa irritated or dry, can cause minor bleeding which can then show up in mucus. Post-nasal drainage can be cause by an infection (like a viral cold) or rhinitis from allergies. OTC nasal steroid sprays should help. See PCP or allergist. ...Read more

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I have sore throat with congestion and have been blowing out green mucus. Head also hurts an ears pain little bit. Is this viral or bacterial? Pls hlp

I have sore throat with congestion and have been blowing out green mucus. Head also hurts an ears pain little bit. Is this viral or bacterial? Pls hlp

Green mucus headache: It is difficult to say, majority of patients with symptoms like yours are self limiting and caused by viruses, i will wait and if dont feel better and have fever will go to the doctor.You can use saline nose spray and some decongestant like sudafed. ...Read more

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Could the little bit of black stuff from blowing nose be eyeliner?

Could the little bit of black stuff from blowing nose be eyeliner?

Black mucous: While there is a communication between your eye and your nose, i doubt that eyeliner would be the cause. More likely, there could be a small amount of old blood, or rarely, a type of fungal infection. If it persists, i would see an ent. ...Read more

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For About A Year, Majority Of The time When I Blow My Nose A Little Bit Of Blood Comes OuT. Should I Be Concerned ?

Bloody discharge: I wouldn't be overly concerned, but you should see an ENT doctor for a thorough exam to make sure there are no major problems. This could be a sign of a nasal lesion or mass that needs further work-up and possibly surgical intervention. ...Read more

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Is it possible to become fair and a little bit white, a white cream comes out when I squeeze around my nose and some parts of my face.

Is it possible to become fair and a little bit white, a white cream comes out when I squeeze around my nose and some parts of my face.

Fair: The white cream that comes out of your face and nose is sebum, the natural oils on your face. In regards to becoming fair and "white", stay out of the sun. ...Read more

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Can a small amount of white-ish nasal mucus be normal? I don't have any symptoms, just a bit in my nose everyday.

Can a small amount of white-ish nasal mucus be normal? I don't have any symptoms, just a bit in my nose everyday.

Allergies.: That sounds like allergies. Nasal congestion, runny nose, cough, headache, facial pains and earache can be triggered by fragrances, dust mites (sweeping the floor), grass, trees, pets, environmental molds and such. There are outdoor and indoor allergens. See a doctor soon, here or locally, as there are medications that may help. ...Read more

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For the last 3 days i been feeling my nose a little bit numb and somethime tingling on the left side..Not all the time..Like 2 0 3 times a day.Stress?

For the last 3 days i been feeling my nose a little bit numb and somethime tingling on the left side..Not all the time..Like 2 0 3 times a day.Stress?

Possibly, but . . . : Anxiety can cause rapid breathing, which can result in tingling & numbness of face and extremities, etc. Additional symptoms could be present also. Of course there are additional possibilities, impossible to know without examining you. Please see your primary care doctor for a review of this problem, and any workup or treatment that might be indicated. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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