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Red Or Green Chunks From Nose Blowing
Infection: Sound like a nasal or sinus infection. If its only been going on for a short while (4 days or less) its probably viral. If it has been going on longer it may be bacterial. You should discuss this with your doctor if it continues. ...Read more
Sinusitis?: It sounds like you may be dealing with a sinus infection. You need to see your doctor to be evaluated and given the appropriate treatment. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
Sore throat, cough & congested nose. Coughing up/blowing out of nose bright yellow mucus. Why is it bright yellow?
Thick green yellow mucus running from nose after 1 week of cold with large clear colored nasal discharge?
Flora shifting: If no fevers or significant pain--let it run! in fact, take Mucinex (guaifenesin) to keep things thin and flowing. Your body is likely re-balancing the flora in its sinuses, and this should stop about double the time you were sick. If fevers/pain, then see dr / urgent care. ...Read more
Had head cold and snot was yellow then green then bloody now brown. No fever just need to blow nose. Brown from dried blood or more bacteria?
Brown snot: Brown snot is from old blood, not from bacteria. Your progression of healing the infection on your own through your body's immune system is perfect. You had a cold, the body sent infection fighting cells to area to fight germs and snot became yellow and then green. Irritation caused some fresh bleeding, now has diminished to old blood. Drink fluids, use neti pot and lots and lots of humidity. ...Read more
Bright red bloody mucus with blood clots excreted from tip of uvula after pulling out white stringy plug?
Mucus: It appears that there was a mucus plug impacted on your uvula and irritation/inflammation occurred when it was pulled off. If bleeding and/nonhealing of the uvula persists, consult an otolaryngologist for treatment and in the meantime, bathe the uvula area with cold water which helps.However if brisk bleeding continues head to the hospital emergency room where urgent treatment can be given ...Read more
Blood when blowing nose and spitting up little blood and pink in morning could that be from post nasal drip from nose?
Can. Allergies cause cough and runny nose producing different color mucus like green brown yellow?
Acute Sinusitis: Allergic rhinitis can cause increased nasal congestion, cough, runny nose that can lead to discolored sputum, facial pain/pressure, nasal blockage, fevers, and loss of taste/smell which are symptoms concerning for an acute sinus infection. Daily steroid nasal sprays and other allergy medications can help reduce or prevent these infections. See an Allergist for further workup and evaluation. ...Read more
Upper respiratory infection: Probably a upper respiratory infection. The mucus you are producing is coming from the sinuses. For symptom relief you can use a saline nasal spray, and take a cold medicine that has a decongestant in it. If nasal stuffiness is intolerable, you could use a nasal spray like Afrin however when this medication wears off your nose will be stuffer then before you used it. You will need an antibiotic. ...Read more
I am coughing up grey phlegm from throat sometimes. What's the reason behind this. And sometimes green phlegm from nose also.
Many need to see Dr.: If these occurred just today then you could wait as see how you feel tomorrow. If this has been going on for a while then I suggest that you see your doctor. The color of the nasal discharge is not that important but if you have sinus pain you could have an infection. Color of diarrhea reflect what you have been eating or could be caused by other problems. ...Read more
Can airborne allergens cause greenish mucus or colored mucus from lungs and nose not in large amounts just small particles?
Sure: Sure, only small particles are necessary to cause an allergic response. There are times in allergy season when certain offenders are visible, as in the spring when oak pollen covers you car in a green dust, but most of the time these particles are not visible to the naked eye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of cold/flu/infections is this? My symptoms are watery eyes, sore throat, bloody nose, stuffy nose, bloody popped ear drums and my mucus is bloody brown with dark green.
How : How long have you had symptoms? These symptoms sound like a viral respiratory tract infection. This is also allergy season and many symptoms overlap. If symptoms are longer than 7-10 days without improvement, it could be bacterial and you can go to your doctor for treatment. ...Read more
25/m: sneezing, coughing up yellow phlegm, yellow mucus from nose, white spots on throat, very congested, trouble sleeping, headache between eyebrows.
Nose bleeding: If you can't stop the bleeding by pinching both sides of the lower portion of your nose continuously for 5 minutes without letting up, then you should go to the hospital emergency room where your blood pressure will be checked and your nose will either be cauterized or packed to control the bleeding. ...Read more
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