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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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If you are not coughing sneezing or blowing your nose, but have thick dried green boogers or blobs,does that mean you have an infection?

If you are not coughing sneezing or blowing your nose, but have thick dried green boogers or blobs,does that mean you have an infection?

Probable: If the boogers are consistently green and getting darker, infection (especially related to the sinuses) is a likely scenario. Try saline nasal irrigation daily to see if this helps. See your doctor if the problem persists.. ...Read more

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My eyes are producing a lot of boogers lately. What does this mean?

My eyes are producing a lot of boogers lately. What does this mean?

Allergies: Springtime in louisville - allergies are likely affecting your eyes. Get some zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops from the drug store. This will help. ...Read more

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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 had a fever for three days and I've had chunky sticky dark green boogers for about the same time. I had chunky dark green phlegm for one day.

I have had a fever for three days and I've had chunky sticky dark green boogers for about the same time. I had chunky dark green phlegm for one day.

Viral URI: You likely have a viral upper respiratory infection. Treat with OTC medications, Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever,fluids and rest.Studies have shown that the color of your nasal secretions mean little. If your symptoms continue for 7-10 days this may progress to a sinus infection. ...Read more

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I have bloody boogers, what does that mean? I have a throat pain and feel lightheaded too...

I have bloody boogers, what does that mean? I have a throat pain and feel lightheaded too...

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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Is it healthy if i blow my nose on a napkin and the booger show orange instead of green???

Is it healthy if i blow my nose on a napkin and the booger show orange instead of green???

Unknown: Generally a red or orange discharge indicates blood, but that doesn't always mean something's wrong. You may just have some crusting due to dryness. Try saline nasal spray or sinus irrigations. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more