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Stuffy nose hardly any mucus. Mucus has no color no fever no coughing no sickness feels really dry when breathing in through nose saline spray useless?

Stuffy nose hardly any mucus. Mucus has no color no fever no coughing no sickness feels really dry when breathing in through nose saline spray useless?

Nasal congestion: You may be suffering from nasal allergies, depending where you live, this time of the year indoor allergies are the main cause of your symptoms, such as dust mites and pet dander. You may needto seeyour doctor for a steroid nasal spray. A humidifer for the bedroom also helps. ...Read more

Spinal Fluid Leaking From Nose (Definition)

If cerebro-spinal fluid is leaking through the nose. It implies a breech in the base of the skull. There is a specific test to determine if the fluid leaking from the nose is CSF, a test of beta transferrin. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, ...Read more


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Sore throat runny nose all day yesterday no fever. Stuffy nose dry throat scratchy today mucus clear and yellow no aches no fever? small cough rarely

Sore throat runny nose all day yesterday no fever. Stuffy nose dry throat scratchy today mucus clear and yellow no aches no fever? small cough rarely

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a cold (viral infection), a strep throat (bacterial and would need antibiotics), a sinus infection, allergies in the nose and sinuses, mucus or wheezing in the lungs (might need some asthma treatment), sinus symptoms related to other causes, etc... Since one can have one or more of these issues at the same time, a doctor's visit is recommended. ...Read more

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Cough congestion stuffed nose and head No fever?

Cough congestion stuffed nose and head
No fever?

Viral: Most likely a viral infection. Use nasal saline spray and a netti pot or nasal irrigation system and stay hydrated! ...Read more

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Productive cough no runny nose?

Dr. Jeffrey Ng Dr. Ng
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Productive cough no runny nose?

Could be Viral or...: Go see your doctor. He/she needs to listen to your chest and lungs, possibly culture your throat, and possible give you an inhaler treatment or antibiotics. He/she also needs to check your vitals to see if you are starting to get a pneumonia. ...Read more

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I have a cough and postnasal drip. No runny nose or stuffed up nose.

I have a cough and postnasal drip. No runny nose or stuffed up nose.

I am sorry to hear: that you are sick but what is your question? Try submitting it again and asking about what you want to know. ...Read more

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I have a throat that feels like mucous is in there and nose that has mucous but no runny nose, no cough, no fever, is it allergies? I'm not congested.

I have a throat that feels like mucous is in there and nose that has mucous but no runny nose, no cough, no fever, is it allergies? I'm not congested.

See doctor: Probably not allergy . Apparently you have GERD which can cause this type of symptoms . You may consider a stronger acid suppression program after consulting with your doctor. ...Read more

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Congestion with no runny nose?

Congestion with no runny nose?

How long?: If it is a chronic problem , there are many potential causes but hay fever being the most common. Sometimes the nose may start running after reduction of the nasal congestion. Claritin may dry up the nose but does nothing for decongestion. Claritin-d may be a better bet although it may also keep you awake at night. See an allergist if this problem continues. ...Read more

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I'm coughing and have green mucus, stuffy nose,sore throat, headache, body aces, no fever

I'm coughing and have green mucus, stuffy nose,sore throat, headache, body aces, no fever

Hard to tell: If you were in the urgent care Id check to see if you have an ear,sinus or chest infection. Perhaps being seen in real life will give more answers. Good luck ...Read more

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Headache stuffy nose with clearn sometimes colored mucus cough producing yellowish green mucus tired weak.. no fever no sore throat?

Mgt: If it continues for three weeks or more, it may be a sinus infection requiring antibiotics. Nasal saline, fluids are rest are advised. Virtual appt available for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have had body aches particularly legs, headache, dry eyes and occasional blocked nose since last one week. no runny nose no coughing no phlegm.

I have had body aches particularly legs, headache, dry eyes and occasional blocked nose since last one week. no runny nose no coughing no phlegm.

Viral?: Since it is near winter in NZ, you may just have the flu (or a type of viral infection) If the symptoms get worse or persist beyond 2 wks, be sure to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sore throat no voice sneezing. No fever?

Sore throat no voice sneezing. No fever?

Laryngitis: Sounds like you have laryngitis. You lost your voice because the virus attacked your vocal cords and caused them to swell. The swelling will go down over the next 24 hours and your voice will come back. Just a lot of cool fluids will help and no talking. Talking will cause the vocal cords to vibrate more and aggravate the swelling. ...Read more

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My toddler has a runny nose, watery red eyes, sneezing but no fever. Could it be allergies?

My toddler has a runny nose, watery red eyes, sneezing but no fever. Could it be allergies?

Allergies present: Yes. Do you have a smoker in the house? Have you gotten a new pet in the house, dog or cat. See an allergist for help. ...Read more

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Been having stuffy/runny nose and sore throat/cough no fever no headache. What can it be?

Been having stuffy/runny nose and sore throat/cough no fever no headache. What can it be?

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Been having a runny nose bad cough especially at night, Claritin (loratadine) hasn't been working. No fever, no chills, just cough and runny nose. What should I do?

Been having a runny nose bad cough especially at night, Claritin (loratadine) hasn't been working. No fever, no chills, just cough and runny nose. What should I do?

See doctor: Post-nasal drips is likely the most common cause for a chronic cough but you will need to be checked out for asthma also. Nasal steroid is usually more effective than Claritin in reducing the nasal symptoms -> improvement in your cough if asthma is not present. If your nasal discharge is often discolored, then sinusitis needs be ruled out. ...Read more

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Sinusitus with no runny nose, normal?

Sinusitus with no runny nose, normal?

Possible: If the sinus openings are plugged, you may not have runny nose at all. In fact, most patients with chronic sinusitis don't have problem with a runny nose. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rhinitis (Definition)

This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more


Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more