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Dry nose, clear (almost like water) mucus and bloody sores. Could you help me? And I've been feeling really tired lately. Been going on for 1-2 weeks.

Dry nose, clear (almost like water) mucus and bloody sores. Could you help me? And I've been feeling really tired lately. Been going on for 1-2 weeks.

Infection: Sounds like infectious rhinitis usually viral. I assume the bloody sores are from frequent wiping. Try nasal saline mist or gel formulation. Be seen if getting worse since there are other possible causes. ...Read more

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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I have loose stools like water and mucus sometimes hard stools with mucus and itchy anus and pain where my belly button?

I have loose stools like water and mucus sometimes hard stools with mucus and itchy anus and pain where my belly button?

Stools: I see you have a diagnosis of colon cancer. Have you notified your surgeon or gastroenterologist. Other possibilities include infectious, inflammatory bowel or irritable bowel. ...Read more

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Urine... With, urine clear coloured like water with a little mucus in it. What does that mean?

Urine... With, urine clear coloured like water with a little mucus in it. What does that mean?

Clear urine: Indicates well hydrated and mucous could be vaginal secretion. Are there any other symptoms? If concerned see your doctor and have a urinalysis. ...Read more

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11month old has had ongoing diarrhoea on & off for over 5months. Sometimes it has mucus in it and it's just like water?

11month old has had ongoing diarrhoea on & off for over 5months. Sometimes it has mucus in it and it's just like water?

Consult with pedi: Diarrhea of water/mucus in an 11 month old is not normal. It could be because of diet - if feeding too much juice or too much milk and not enough solids. Or it could be functional meaning there is an abnormality in the gut and it is not digesting certain foods properly. I would take baby to pediatrician and then possibly GI physician. ...Read more

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I don't know if what I'm seeing at the top of my toilet water is mucus or oil? It's been happening for a month. How will the dr diagnose?

Mucos or oil BM: Ask him and is suspect he will say to show me the stuff. Stop take a sample next time you go and take to him. ...Read more

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Is there normal mucus secreted from our anus inside when stress? That we see it in our underwear like transparent like water? But nothing else

Is there normal mucus secreted from our anus inside when stress? That we see it in our underwear like transparent like water? But nothing else

Not normally: Mucus is not secreted from the anorectal area when under stress. If you have symptoms of an irritable bowel, with loose stools when under stress, it's possible you might see mucus. If that's not the case, and you continue to see the mucus, have an exam to see if there is some problem in the anal area ...Read more

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How long should your water break after you lose your mucus plug?

How long should your water break after you lose your mucus plug?

Please ask your OB: All? S like this esp at the end of your pregnancy should be directed to your OB as your OB knows your situation and that is part of their job to answer all? S u have, it could happen soon or never happen, losing your plug does not correlate with rupture of membranes, my advise to you is don't go past your due date 39-40 wks is the ideal time to deliver for the baby, I induce everyone by 40 wks. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a babies poops are total mucus and water with no form to them?

What does it mean when a babies poops are total mucus and water with no form to them?

Diahrea: This sounds like diahhrea. Though newborns have non formed it only exist when breast feding but it looks yellow brown and like small seeds. If it becomes mucousey give brat diet but continue to feed, atleast hydrate and call MD if cntinues ...Read more

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Red mucus eye itching an watering lots of mucus?

Red mucus eye itching an watering lots of mucus?

Conjunctivitis: Sound like you have pink eye it could be viral or allergic. Try Orc slaw at eye drops and Claritin (loratadine) pill if not better see your doctor ...Read more

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Salt water in nebulizer break up mucus?

Salt water in nebulizer break up mucus?

Hypertonic saline: Inhaled hypertonic (7%) saline is used in certain lung diseases to hydrate thick mucus in the airways. This helps with mucus clearance. ...Read more

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Aspergillosis, cough up white mucus in water with sack that grows white furry cocoons. What could it be?

Lung doctor: So have you been diagnosed with aspergillosis already or you think you have it based on your symptoms?
At any rate, you need to get it checked. See your doctor first, they may recommend a pulmonologist. ...Read more

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Aspergillosis, cough up white mucus in water with sack that grows white furry coccoons. Could it be that?

Aspergillosis, cough up white mucus in water with sack that grows white furry coccoons. Could it be that?

Cough: This really needs to be checked by a doctor and doubt it is aspergillosis. Whatever you cough out, show it to your doctor and get treated. ...Read more

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I choked on water and mucus really think mucus from eating a cookie what will happen if get in the lungs?

I choked on water and mucus really think mucus from eating a cookie what will happen if get in the lungs?

Self limited: If you got a small part of a cookie in your lungs, it would probably cause you to cough and expel it. Otherwise it can cause some mild to moderate local inflammation temporarily. ...Read more

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Is it normal for stools to look darker before they hit the water? I swear, mine look almost black at first. (but I also notice lots of reddish brown mucus around submerged stool so maybe that's why?)

Is it normal for stools to look darker before they hit the water? I swear, mine look almost black at first. (but I also notice lots of reddish brown mucus around submerged stool so maybe that's why?)

R/O GI bleeding: Black stools may result from eating black
licorice, lead exposure, iron pills, bismuth
(pepto-bismol), blueberries. Otherwise,
work up for gastro-intestinal bleeding ; treatment of the cause is indicated. ...Read more

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Clear "mucus" almost like water from my nose pretty consistently only with head tilted forward? No cold or allergies, that I know of! Possibilities?

Clear "mucus" almost like water from my nose pretty consistently only with head tilted forward? No cold or allergies, that I know of! Possibilities?

Yes: It may be from fluid collecting in the sinus then drains out when the head tilts at the right direction for the sinus to drain. If you have had a recent head trauma, then it may be a serious condition such as a fracture in the skull area connecting to the nose. You need to get this checked out especially if head trauma is involved. ...Read more

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I've been shortness of breathe on and off I feel like I need to spit out some mucus it's even hard to swallow water cause I feel outta breathe and alil congested too. Why might this be?

Many different thing: You could have a variety of issues related to your reported symptoms. Please get seen by a physician or make an appointment with a HealthTap doc to further investigate what's going on. I'm happy to help and available for a virtual appointment. Cheers! ...Read more

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Feels like mucus stuck inside throat which gets worse after drinking water or eating help? Whenever I drink fell like choking on mucus, I have to spit

Feels like mucus stuck inside throat which gets worse after drinking water or eating help? Whenever I drink fell like choking on mucus, I have to spit

Excessive mucous: Do you have allergies? There are medications that help reduce mucous production. You can see a board certifies otolaryngologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Many things to help post nasal drip, like steam inhalation, manuka honey and increased water make my throat mucus worse. Why would this happen?

Many things to help post nasal drip, like steam inhalation, manuka honey and increased water make my throat mucus worse. Why would this happen?

Increasing fluids: Any time you increase fluids (steam, honey, water) you may make more mucus. You might try an antihistamine or inhaled steroid for your postnasal drip. These should not cause more mucus. ...Read more

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I have a powdery feeling at a place in my throat and when I drink water, I get burps and vomit coughs. It seems like mucus is stuck in my throat?

I have a powdery feeling at a place in my throat and when I drink water, I get burps and vomit coughs. It seems like mucus is stuck in my throat?

Throat: If you don't have a cold at the same time, it sounds like acid reflux. See if you can make a link between what you eat and the symptom. You can try an OTC antacid. If you feel ill at the same time, may be a GI virus or less likely food poisoning. Check it out with your doctor ...Read more

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Ear pain, jaw pain near ear, ear ringing, ear clogged/cant hear, feels like water in ear, general congestion/dark mucus. Any ideas/recs? Thx!

Ear pain, jaw pain near ear, ear ringing, ear clogged/cant hear, feels like water in ear, general congestion/dark mucus. Any ideas/recs? Thx!

Ear pain: Sinus infection and ear infection can cause above symptoms. Tooth infection can cause jaw/ear pain but not nasal congestion. Severe allergies can cause earache and nasal congestion ...Read more

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I have had shortness of breath for a week now and very thin water mucus that just drips from my nose unexpectedly. I am not sure if the two are related. I do have hay fever and sinus but do not usually have a tight chest like this. My mother and grandmoth

I have had shortness of breath for a week now and very thin water mucus that just drips from my nose unexpectedly. I am not sure if the two are related. I do have hay fever and sinus but do not usually have a tight chest like this. My mother and grandmoth

Reactive airways: Disease, given that you have hay fever as you mentioned, you need to see your doctor soon to prescribe a bronchodilator for your tight chest and deal with the acute episode, later you may want to see an allergist, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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Running nose mucus throat feels like its swelled or bruised eyes watering feeling really hot and pulse 123 what could this be its my girlfriend?

Running nose mucus throat feels like its swelled or bruised eyes watering feeling really hot and pulse 123 what could this be its my girlfriend?

Possible infection: With high pulse and and discharge could be a throat infection any fever? Watery eyes may be allergy would push fluids, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and if any elevated temperature get checkefd. ...Read more

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Can drinking water actually cause excess phlegm rather than thin mucus? Seems to be happening to me.

Can drinking water actually cause excess phlegm rather than thin mucus? Seems to be happening to me.

Sputum: This would depend on whether the water is contaminated. This issue can be addressed with an internist and the public health department if necessary. ...Read more