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What Is Thick Mucus Drainage From Nose
I am experiencing cough (worsened by: lying flat, worse at night) (quality: with phelgm or mucus) and nasal congestion. The following also describe me: Runny nose, Difficulty breathing through nose, and Nasal drainage. What should I do?
Nasal steroid: Try a nasal steroid. If no response after a week, consult an allergist. ...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
Worried about blood in Mucus? Sinus problems the past couple weeks. Just got back from out of country. Dark blood. Only nasal drainage and headaches.
Exam: Blood in your mucus may be because of nasal congestion or a respiratory infection. Furthermore, blowing of the nose often may create broken blood vessels. I suggest an exam at a medical clinic as soon as possible to determine if you have an infection or other condition which can be treated. I wish you well with your health! ...Read more
I am experiencing cough (quality: barky, hoarse, or hacking sounds, no phlegm or mucus) (worsened by: lying flat, worse at night) and nasal drainage.
I have ringing in ears, ear fullness and nasal drainage. On Flonase and Cipro, what else can I take to clear mucus and unblock ears?
Ear fullness ringing: I sometimes add ear drops like cortisporin to decrease the ear fullness as it contains steroids. I also add an antihistamine ( like Zyrtec) as it decreases the inflammatory process. Sometimes I use Astelin /astepro a nasal antihistamine spray in lieu of Flonase. Elevating head of bed and treating GERD , if presen,t w/ Zantac may help as GERD can exacerbate inflammation. f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
I am experiencing heart palpitations and nasal congestion. The following also describe me: Nasal drainage, Difficulty breathing through nose, Post nasal drip, Runny nose, Feeling anxious, Sneezing, Sore throat, Cough, and Thick saliva or mucus. ?
Nasal congestion : Your symptoms are consistent with an upper respiratory infection which could be viral or bacterial. You did not note how long you have had symptoms. If over 7-10!days would recommend seeing an ENT specialist to see if you need antibiotics.. also would check your pulse , not sure if the palpitations are from medicine you are taking or your illness. ...Read more
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
Can antihistamines make thick mucus PND worse? Suffering thick mucus back of nose 2 yrs, no front congestion/nasal discharge, tried everything with Dr
Yes: An allergist or ENT comfortable treating different types of rhinitis may be needed to narrow the scope of potential causes for your rhinitis/post-nasal drip. Antihistamines do not work for all subtypes. A more targeted combination therapy will likely be more effective for you. Good luck ...Read more
I have thick white mucus in nose and eyes. I also noticed that vaginal discharge is white but not like cottage cheese. What does this mean?
Unrelated: These two things are unrelated. Could be seasonal allergies for the nose and eyes. The vaginal discharge could be a myriad of things. If you're really worried, you'll need to see your primary care doctor for a more compete evaluation. Could try over the counter allergy meds in the mean time. Hope this Helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 months of thick clear mucus plugged at back of nose, throat clearing, no nasal discharge. Tried everything and only Pseudoephedrine works! But why?
When I tilt my head back to R or Left & lie down, thick,clear nasal drainage suddenly runs out. Could that trapped drainage be causing my dizziness?
Thick mucus drainage over a year. Age 73. Tried allergies medicine & nasal spray, nothing has worked. Will azelastine stop drainage. ?
Might: Also saline nasal one irritations if done right!!! ...Read more
Can Singulair (montelukast) help with post nasal drip and thick/plugged mucus (no nasal discharge)? Been taking it for perennial rhinitis for 2 weeks and no help.
No it won't: Singulair (montelukast) helps reduce inflammation in the airways, upper or lower, helps as an adjuvant therapy on the long term, not meant to treat acute or chronic bacterial/viral infection of the respiratory tract. See your doctor for evaluation, possible chronic rhinosinusitis. You may want to see an Allergist/Immunologist if you have access to one or an ENT specialist, best wishes ...Read more
I have pcos and have had head ache for 2 days. Now i find thick clear mucus-like discharge with bright red blood drops...Very little though.. Help?
I am experiencing headache, runny nose, nasal drainage, sore throat, cough (worsened by: in the evening, at night) (quality: with phlegm or mucus, chronic cough) , chest congestion, body aches and sneezing for 2 wks.
Sounds: like our old" friend" INFLUENZA....Take Tylenol or a NSAID for the fever/aches...drink lots of fluids...REST and if it goes into a third week have a hands on exam by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) WHO SHOULD ALSO KNOW what viruses are active in your community. Hope this is helpful..FEEL BETTER Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing bloody nose and nasal drainage. My nose has bleed once or twice every week or every other week for this past month nose also liquid ?
Nasal bleeding: The usual cause of recurrent nasal bleeding (epistaxis) in the winter relates to affect of cold and often dry air on the nasal tissues. It can be from one nostril or more likely both. You also describe a nasal discharge indicating a possible infectious or allergic condition. Try humidifying your room and applying very small amounts of Vaseline with a Q-Tip. If it persists see an ENT physician. ...Read more
What is it? I have sinus pain and toothache. The following also describe me: Runny nose, Headache, and Nasal drainage
If my clear runny nose had a salty taste, should i immediately worry of csf leak? Or can regular nasal drainage taste salty?
My Other is experiencing nasal drainage, nasal congestion (stuffiness), sinus pain and difficulty breathing through nose (side: both) .
How long does cold last? For 9 days studded congested nose no appetite lazy nasal drainage was cold swollen lymph nodes
I am experiencing nasal drainage. The following also describe me: Nasal congestion, Runny nose, and Difficulty breathing through nose. What should I do?
See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
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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