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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Nasal Drainage (Overview)

Nasal discharge is common, but rarely serious. Drainage from swollen or infected sinuses may be thick or discolored.


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What could cause constant nasal drainage?

What could cause constant nasal drainage?

Nasal d/c: Recurrent viral illnesses, allergies, anatomic defects in the nose, chronic sinus infections. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
149 doctors shared insights

Nasal Drainage (Overview)

Nasal discharge is common, but rarely serious. Drainage from swollen or infected sinuses may be thick or discolored.


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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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Have clear nasal drainage with asthma. Dr gave steriod shot in hip with nasonex (mometasone). Nebulizer treatment made lung function better but i keep having cough?

Have clear nasal drainage with asthma. Dr gave steriod shot in hip with nasonex (mometasone). Nebulizer treatment made lung function better but i keep having cough?

See allergist: If you require systemic steroid to control your asthma and nasal symptoms, it is time to consult an allergist. There are many causes for coughing-uncontrolled asthma, post-nasal drips, sinusitis are just a few of the causes. ...Read more

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Can eat solid food feels like it gets stuck in middle of throat. Went to ENT said it was post nasal drainage. Still can't eat. Should I go to ER?

Can eat solid food feels like it gets stuck in middle of throat. Went to ENT said it was post nasal drainage.  Still can't eat. Should I go to ER?

Family doctor: No. You have a chronic problem. Not a life threatening or acute problem. Your family doctor can help. Or a Gastroenterologist. Your problem is not one for an ENT. ...Read more

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What could cause constant nasal drainage?

Nasal d/c: Recurrent viral illnesses, allergies, anatomic defects in the nose, chronic sinus infections. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about post nasal drainage in thorat anybodyy pleasee!!!?

Can you tell me about post nasal drainage in thorat anybodyy pleasee!!!?

Drip: Lots of cause including not drinking enough fluids, allergies and acid reflux. Start by drinking more liquids. If you have allergies you can try an OTC antihistamine. If yo are in the midst of a cold you can treat it with OTC. If its persistent see an ENT ...Read more

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How safe is nasal drainage surgery?

How safe is nasal drainage surgery?

Depends: All surgeries have risks. Operations to improve sinusitis involve surgery near the eye and brain. Only experienced surgeons should perform the procedure. Image guided sinus surgery, in which the surgeon uses a sophisticated computer to identify that patients particular anatomy when he is operating in real time can aid the surgeon and possible improve safety, but is no substitute for surgical skill. ...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


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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