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What does it mean when my boogers are yellow & I think I have a cold?

What does it mean when my boogers are yellow & I think I have a cold?

You have a cold.: When the secretions of the nose get infected they turn yellow or green. ...Read more

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I have bright yellow mucus and bright yellow boogers also sometimes they're white, I can barely smell and feel like my sinuses aren't clear to breathe?

I have bright yellow mucus and bright yellow boogers also sometimes they're white, I can barely smell and feel like my sinuses aren't clear to breathe?

See an ENT: For evaluation, possibly sense of smell is affected by nasal cavity / sinuses inflammation, meanwhile, use saline nasal washes liberally to clear your nasal passages, good luck ...Read more

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In early preg. Had discharge that is yellow and stretchy, looked like snot or a booger. It doesn't smell. What could be going on? Worrying

In early preg. Had discharge that is yellow and stretchy, looked like snot or a booger. It doesn't smell. What could be going on? Worrying

Very common : Thin, mucousy discharge is very common in early pregnancy. If you have severe cramping certainly contact your doctor as soon as possible. Otherwise, you can bring this up at your next visit. ...Read more

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My son has been coughing uncontrollably a few times a day. Lots of eye boogers. Mucus. And dark yellow boogers. Should I take him in? He is 1

My son has been coughing uncontrollably a few times a day. Lots of eye boogers. Mucus. And dark yellow boogers. Should I take him in? He is 1

Infection: This is likely from an infection. If the symptoms have been present for just a few days and improving, a viral infection is likely. If it has been present > 1 wk or getting worse, need to see pediatrician. It is usually prudent to get him checked out since at this age, airway obstruction can be seriousl ...Read more

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Head pressure feeling when coughing or sneezing and my boogers were yellow/green but now are orange what's the cause?

Head pressure feeling when coughing or sneezing and my boogers were yellow/green but now are orange what's the cause?

Sinusitis: Use warm compresses to head pressure areas and use a decongestant to help keep your nose draining and it usually will pass. If you have fever or headache or neck pain it is time to see a clinician. ...Read more

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I have thick dark yellow snot boogers with blood in it along with body aches and dizziness should i be concerned? No cough no stuffy nose no runny no

I have thick dark yellow snot boogers with blood in it along with body aches and dizziness should i be concerned? No cough no stuffy nose no runny no

Depends: If these symptoms have been present for just a few days, it is likely from a viral infection. However, if the symptoms gets worse or you develop a fever >102 degree, you should see your doctor If the nasal discharge remains green or become dark brown after 10 days, a sinus infection will need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Throat is red but not really sore. Only one nasal passage is red but I don't have a fever. I have crusty yellow boogers in the nose with a red passage?

Throat is red but not really sore. Only one nasal passage is red but I don't have a fever. I have crusty yellow boogers in the nose with a red passage?

URI: How long have you had the red throat & nose? Upper respiratory conditions start as viruses. It usually takes 7 -10 days before becoming bacterial. You should take throat lozenges, gargle salt water, drink lots of fluids, use nasal saline, take acetaminophen or ibuprofen if you develop discomfort. If it gets progressively worse, you need to see MD for exam, culture, and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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What does it mean that the fluid taken from my chest was bright yellow?

What does it mean that the fluid taken from my chest was bright yellow?

Varies: The fluid will get sent for laboratory analysis and pathology. These should help identify the cause of the effusion. Only your doctor can tie the facts together in your case. The yellow color is probably due to protein. Plasma and Albumin look similar. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my snot is bright yellow?

What does it mean when my snot is bright yellow?

Mucus: Sounds like you have a yellow mucoid discharge from your nose, otherwise known as snot. This often occurs with a viral upper respiratory infection, the common cold. This should go away in a few days. It may also be a sign of a sinus infection, if you have had sinus pain for more than 10 days. Allergies may also produce a mucoid nasal discharge. ...Read more

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What does it mean when urine appears very bright, almost neon yellow?

What does it mean when urine appears very bright, almost neon yellow?

Not much: The urine color typically reflects its concentration and contents. As long as there are no other symptoms, it isn't a big deal. The more concentrated the urine... The more yellow(typically). This is why urine is almost clear after hitting the bottle too hard as it really dilutes the urine. ...Read more

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I have been really nauseous for 3 days along with bright yellow urine. What could that mean?

I have been really nauseous for 3 days along with bright yellow urine. What could that mean?

Dehydration?: See your doctor to find out the cause of your nausea and get treated for it. When the nausea goes away you take more fluid in and color improves. ...Read more

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I have been having bright yellow (almost green) urine. What could this mean? How can I fix it?

I have been having bright yellow (almost green) urine. What could this mean? How can I fix it?

Urine: Bright yellow urine is not necessarily abnormal and can be seen after taking some B vitamins or not drinking enough fluids. If you have further concerns have your physician order an urinalysis. ...Read more

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What does it mean when stool is loose and bright yellow?

What does it mean when stool is loose and bright yellow?

Nothing: Yellow reflects bile in stool, can be green or brown.
If loose all the time then something not right. ...Read more

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Does taking a B-complex vitamin and having bright yellow urine mean you are taking enough?

Does taking a B-complex vitamin and having bright yellow urine mean you are taking enough?

Enough B1 and B2: Vitamins B1 and esp. B2 have a yellow color so bright yellow urine suggests enough B1 and B2. But B3, 5, 6, 12 and folate aren't yellow and you might still have inadequate levels of those. Many have difficulty absorbing B12. Nearly half of people have trouble metabolizing folic acid and need the L-5-MTHF form of folate. Fasting blood homocysteine can indicate if you have enough B6, B12 and folate. ...Read more

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This morning I had clear bright dark yellow liquid (watery) come out of my right nostril. What does this mean?

This morning I had clear bright dark yellow liquid (watery) come out of my right nostril.  What does this mean?

Inflammation: You most likely have a viral or bacterial sinus infection. Try simple things first like an over the counter saline sinus rinse. If your symptoms last more than 10 days or if you have significant pain or fever, it might be time for some antibiotics. ...Read more

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What do green boogers mean?

What do green boogers mean?

Inflammation: That's the product of an immune system fighting something, whether bacterial viral or inflammatory. ...Read more

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Why is my urine bright yellow?

Why is my urine bright yellow?

Vitamins: Usually, urine is a clear, sparkling, lemon color. Daily multi-vitamins could cause your urine to have more of a fluorescent yellow color. With liver disease, your urine would be more of a dark color. With heart disease, you may have a lighter color to the urine. A trial off otc meds may clear up your urine — if it doesn't, then you may consider getting an urinalysis to guide you. ...Read more

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What does yellow discharge mean?

What does yellow discharge mean?

Nasal discharge?: You do not indicate where the discharge comes, nasal discharge or vaginal discharge? ...Read more

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Yellow discharge? What does this mean?

Yellow discharge? What does this mean?

Check for STDs: Any new or abnormal vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation. Colored discharge (yellow, greenish, etc) suggests infection. At your age (18) STDs, (esp. gonorrhea, chlamydia) are the main concern, assuming you are sexually active -- and apparently these are on your mind, given the topic tags you chose. See a doctor or clinic ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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My discharge is yellow what could that mean?

My discharge is yellow what could that mean?

Yeast Infection: If there is a sensation of burning that goes with it then you may have a yeast infection. You can always go see a doctor and do a urine test to see if you have a yeast infection, a doctor will prescribe you some medications from there. ...Read more

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Why is my urine bright yellow all of a sudden?

Why is my urine bright yellow all of a sudden?

Color = content: Usually it's just concentrated but can be from foods (vit c). ...Read more

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What medicines cause urine tobe bright yellow?

What medicines cause urine tobe bright yellow?

Various: Concentrated urine can be yellow, also some dyes in vitamins and other pills can turn the urine yellow. ...Read more

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Why does my urine look like a bright yellow color?

Why does my urine look like a bright yellow color?

B vitamins usually: The b's give a bright, almost fluorescent or iridescent yellow color to urine as they are excreted ((a reminder that they are water-soluble, so mega doses must wash through you)). ...Read more

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What does it mean if part of your tougue goes yellow?

What does it mean if part of your tougue goes yellow?

Yellow Tongue: Generally, a yellow tongue is a harmless result of bacterial overgrowth in which he organisms produce a yellow pigment, which can often be scraped off with a toothbrush. Of course, tobacco can cause a yellow discoloration. If your eyes are not turning yellow also, we can rule out liver disease as the cause: http://www.Wisegeek. Com/what-is-yellow-tongue. Htm. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urine is a light green & or a pail yellow?

What does it mean when your urine is a light green & or a pail yellow?

Green: Rarely green urine can be caused by a bacterial infection called pseudomonas. Pail yellow is normal. ...Read more