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The Mucus In My Nose Is A Little Bloody Is This A Sign Of An Infection
Possibly...: Usually a small amount of blood may be seen if you blow your nose hard or if you have allergies and the tissues in your nose are quite inflamed. However it can at tiimes be associated with significant sinus infections, so if it does not go away after a week should get it checked by an ENT specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Whenver I blow my nose there's droplets of blood and bloody mucus in the tissue. Is this normal? Could it be a sign of infection or cancer?
Probably not: Especially in dry winter air, some blood when you blow your nose can be normal. If this is unusual for you, and if you have other symptoms (congestion, fatigue, drainage, etc.), it could be a symptom of sinus infection. It would be very rare for this symptom to mean you have cancer. A simple treatment would be to start moisturizing with saline spray and a little vaseline periodically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think i've had a sinus infection for about a week now because the mucus in 1 side of my nose is entirely bloody, is this a really bad thing?
Could be: Bleeding for a week is never a good thing. You may have a sinus infection but a presenting symptom of that isn't typically bleeding. I'd suggest a visit to your primary healthcare provider for an evaluation and recommendations for follow-up. ...Read more
Small amounts of blood in mucus from right nostril only, 4 weeks, no sinus infection or runny nose, 35 yr old...should i worry about bad diagnosis?
ENT: you should be evaluated by ENT to find the cause of prolem. ...Read more
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
I spit out a thick glob of white mucus that was in my nose. I'd never had mucus so thick before. What does this mean? Infection?
I have had a stuffy nose for nearly a mnth. Sometimes when i blow it reallu green mucus comes ouy and it smells bad..Do u think I have an infection?
7-10 days: It works better for infections in the nose than the chest, but usually at lest 7-10 days are needed. Some sinus infections need even longer. ...Read more
I've been sick for about six weeks with a ear infection and a cold and today when i woke up i blew my nose and blood and thick mucus came out .
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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