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What Does Bright Yellow Snot Mean
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
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
It depends: I assume from your question that your snot is a mixture of clear and yellow. This could be indicative of any number of things: rhinosinusitis, allergic rhinitis with possible early bacterial infection, nasal polyp, viral infections, or hyperactive nasal mucosa. I would suggest seeing your physician to further delineate the exact cause in light of your medical history and physical exam. ...Read more
Infection? STD?: There are many causes of vaginal discharge, and any new or abnormal discharge should be professionally evaluated, so see your doctor soon. With yellow color, mucus ("snot like"), and at your age of 18, this is likely chlamydia, gonorrha, or other STD, assuming you are sexually active. It might not be serious, but don't take chances. Good luck. ...Read more
Is dark yellow/green snot always a sign of infection? Could it also happen with allergies? What else could it mean?
I am constantly blowing thick bright yellow snot out of my nose. Everytime I think it's cleared it's not, blowing nose upto 20+/day. What's going on?
Bright yellow snot vaginal discharge that comes n goes. Pain during sex. A.F is 2days late. I'm sure it will show. What's causing the pain n discharge?
Infection ; hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge. In some cases though discharge can be a sign of infection. Causes incluse yeast, bacterial vaginosis, and stds. There are simple tests that can be done in the office to determine if this is normal or not. ...Read more
My left ear is clogged im taking sudogest 30mg and its barely helping have bright yellow snot gotta take the plane and im scared of possible pain?
Clogged Ear: "clogged ear" feeling can be due to inner ear fluid or cerumen in outer ear canal. Inner fluid can cause eustachian tube dysfunction, often w/ concurrent nasal sx. Consider afrin ns 3x/dy x 3 dy, netipot or nasal saline rinses. Need to see md if increased pain, fever or no improvement as congestion clears. ...Read more
I have discharge that is kind of yellow and resembles snot, what does this mean a STD or am I ovulating, I'm on birth control too. Help?
Lung doc: Check with your lung doc. H and p and cxr and pft may be very useful. ...Read more
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
Possible urinary: Tract infection. You need to get checked out by your physician. ...Read more
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
Post nasal drip: During the night, significant amounts of mucus can collect in the upper airway, back of the throat/nose. Upon awakening, the body's response is to expel this mucus to clear the airway. When mucus is exposed to air it is oxidized (turns yellow or green). If it stays discolored, think of infection, if it goes clear during day, think allergy. An allergist can assist in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
My stool has went from being black & tar looking, to yellow with bright yellow mucus & now it is a really light clay looking color. Why might this be?
Could be trouble. CMD: Black, tarry looking stool can be a sign of bleeding in the gut (>3-4 ounces of blood-a lot), also seen w/iron pills, pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate). Yellow stools can be seen with a variety of issues, including pancreatic problems. Clay colored stools can be seen with blockage of bile ducts, less with certain antacids, barium from Xray tests. SEE MD ASAP to make sure you don't have a SERIOUS problem. ...Read more
I keep coughing really bad every morning but this morning I have been throwing up yellow mucus what does this mean?
Sinus completely blocked, can't smell or taste anything. Very thick bright yellow green mucus, headache, 4days what should I do?
Is it normal to have bright yellow discharge beginning 6 weeks after novasure ablation? No odor at all and more of a mucus than fluid.
Yes, this is possible.
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I am experiencing chronic cough with bright yellow phlegm or mucus. The mucus has changed from dark brown/black to yellow. I'm an ex smoker of 1 year?
Chronic bronchitis?: Congratulations on stopping smoking. But don't expect overnight recovery of your lungs and bronchial tree: it takes up to 5 years to recover from the effects of tobacco smoke. At only 1 year, you remain susceptible to bronchitis, pneumonia, etc. Less dark color of sputum usually is a good sign. But for sure check with your doctor and follow her advice. Good luck! ...Read more
I am experiencing runny stool of a bright yellow color and of a mucus consistency, and only happened today, the only things I've eaten is an omelette?
Mucus colitis: This mucus colitis may be due to a viral intestinal tract infection or a reaction/intolerance to something you ate. Since you don't have a history of recurrent episodes like this, I don't believe it's an irritable bowel syndrome flare up. Treatment is rest, intake of adequate fluids, avoidance of harsh roughage and taking kaopectate if needed to control troublesome diarrhea. See your MD as needed. ...Read more
This morning I had clear bright dark yellow liquid (watery) come out of my right nostril. What does this mean?
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