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50 yr male non smoker signs have lasted for 2 months with some drainage some times yellow and green sometimes clear flushes nose daily with black pepp?

50 yr male non smoker signs have lasted for 2 months with some drainage some times yellow and green sometimes clear flushes nose daily with black pepp?

Nasal drainage?: I didn't quite understand your question, but you seem to be having yellow nasal drainage for the past 2 months. Do you have headache, nasal stuffiness, fever or post nasal drip? You may have sinus infection or rhinitis that needs medical attention. Hope that helps. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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What does it mean if u are feeling hot, nausea, stuffy nose and congestion and sometimes have yellow or green or clear drainage but cough up stuff?

What does it mean if u are feeling hot, nausea, stuffy nose and congestion  and sometimes have yellow or green or clear drainage but cough up stuff?

Infection: It sounds like you have a respiratory tract infection and may have viral gastroenteritis similar to flu-like symptoms. It is difficult to believe that at 32 you have never experienced flu-like symptoms which makes me suspect that you may be much younger and using someone else's account to ask the question. Yellow/green discharge suggest bacterial infection that may need antibiotics for resolution. ...Read more

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My nose and throat are red and white in color no fever not a lot of drainage flush nose out daily with some yellow and green discharge and some times black pepper coming out not alot of pain?

My nose and throat are red and white in color no fever not a lot of drainage flush nose out daily with some yellow and green discharge and some times black pepper coming out not alot of pain?

Maybe strep,flu,etc.: Nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, sinus infections, allergies, etc... Sometimes, it can be difficult to tell what the cause is, without an exam and follow-up. If symptoms only last 1-2 days, it was likely allergies, irritation, or a mild cold. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics. ...Read more

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Thick green yellow mucus running from nose after 1 week of cold with large clear colored nasal discharge?

Thick green  yellow mucus running from nose after 1 week of cold with large clear colored nasal discharge?

Flora shifting: If no fevers or significant pain--let it run! in fact, take Mucinex (guaifenesin) to keep things thin and flowing. Your body is likely re-balancing the flora in its sinuses, and this should stop about double the time you were sick. If fevers/pain, then see dr / urgent care. ...Read more

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Child 2yr old has cough for a week and had fever for just a day. Green mucus from nose and yellow discharge from eyes now. Should we see dr?

Child 2yr old has cough for a week and had fever for just a day. Green mucus from nose and yellow discharge from eyes now. Should we see dr?

URI: Your child has symptoms of an upper respiratory infection. He also has conjunctivitis as a result of the illness. If the fever continues take him to the doctor. In the meantime give him symptomatic care. ...Read more

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Day 1-2- fever, chills, sore throat, cough, Day 3- current (7) very congested, constant dry cough (hard to stop), green/yellow nasal discharge ?

Day 1-2- fever, chills, sore throat, cough, Day 3- current (7) very congested, constant dry cough (hard to stop), green/yellow nasal discharge ?

Acute sinusitis: this is acute sinusitis,and since cough had not started to improve at day 3 and the Nasal discharge color change make it likely to be bacterial rather cold or allergies, Antibiotics may be needed ...Read more

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Right eye is red in corner of eye near nose. Bit painful. Like stinging. Has white/yellow drainage. Eye buggies? Not much but comes back. Lashes hurt

Right eye is red in corner of eye near nose. Bit painful. Like stinging. Has white/yellow drainage. Eye buggies? Not much but comes back. Lashes hurt

Infection: I have tried to answer this 4 times, must be having it problems at healthtap. Sounds like conjunctivitis and possibly infection. You need examination and possible treatment. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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