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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
Having clear discharge no smell then about once a day late evening will have a yellow snot in color discharge. Something serious?
Normal: That is completely normal no worries. Good health ...Read more
I'm having light yellow snot like cm, with no other symptoms. I've had bv in past but this doesn't seem the same as there is no foul smell. Help?!?
Vaginal discharge: Colored vaginal discharge (yellow, greenish, etc) with mucus ("snot like") often indicates infection. Depending on sexual lifestyle and risks, STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, etc) are possible, and your topic tages show STDs are on your mind. I agree BV is unlikely. Any abnormal, new, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be medically evaluated, so see your doctor soon. Good luck. ...Read more
I have yellow snot like discharge with no itching or smell. It comes and goes, no real pattern. What could it be?
Kind of normal: If you are not having fever or pain it could be a normal chronic sinus drainage related to allergy. Take allergy medicine from OTC LIKE BENADRYL (diphenhydramine) AT NIGHT IR CLARITIN during the day drink hot green tea with lemon and honey. Still concern see your doctor. ...Read more
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?
Recovering from allergies, yellow snot still, but breathing better. Feeling stronger than previous days but still recovering. Stay less active still?
Increase activity ok: Since you are improving, staying in a sedentary state will not improve you any more than getting out and increasing your activity, which may actually help you recover even faster. Increase your activity as tolerable. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
I have been coughing up yellow mucus for 3 days I've also had yellow snot and a cough for about 5 days. Should I see a doctor?
Likely viral: Most infections start out as viral infection and symptoms are consistent with that. Supportive care includes hydration, mucinex, flonase and steam inhalation. Viral infections usually get better in 7-10 days. If symptoms persist beyond this time with out improvement, follow up with a physician is recommend. Hope this helps. ...Read more
My 3.5yr old son has had a cold for about a week or so. And now when he blows his nose, yellow snot comes out. What is going on?
Not rare: Any secretions will color within hours due to normal bacteria living on the nasal membranes. Baby needs a good clean out with nasal saline and suction. Remove irritants from babies environment like dust/smoke/fragrences/etc. These all increase their drainage. If babies feedings decline or s/he begins to "act sick", monitor temperature and contact the doc. ...Read more
Our 2 month old baby sometimes has yellow snot in her nose? She is sometimes colicky for 2 hours sometimes loud breathing would she have chesty cold?
Nasal Congestion: You are describing nasal congestion and it is possible the noisy breathing may be caused by that. Clear her secretions to see if that helps her breathing. If her breathing continues to be noisy, if she is working hard to breath, if she has fever or is not feeding well she needs to be seen by her doctor. This does not cause colic. It is possible she may have an ear infection as a cause of her pain. ...Read more
Yellow snot has tiny streaks of blood (for months). Clear snot has no blood streaks. Cancer? Symptoms include picking nose daily.
Sounds pretty normal: This is common to simple nasal irritation from dusts or allergens. Nose picking will often result in damage to the tiny capillaries in the nasal membranes. Your doc can confirm or exclude these suspicions. ...Read more
Should I be worried my 7 week old baby is sick sneezing out yellow snot. But I suction her with the sucky ball and got dark yellow snot
Pretty common: Nasal mucous will color over time due to the breakdown products of germ metabolism. It does not necessarily mean baby has a problem that requires antibiotics. ...Read more
I'm 40 weeks on the 8th I have a UTI that I been taking medicine for for the past 3 days now I have a yellow snot looking discharge when I pee. Normal?
Likely: After completion of antibiotics you may need follow up urinalysis if symptoms persist. ...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 am congested and found white spots on my tonsils, have green and yellow snot but don't have any other symptoms of being sick. No pain or swelling.
Tonsil stones: Aka tonsilliths are calcified materials that form in the crevices of the tonsils, composed mainly of calcium, some phosphorus and ammonia (hence the odor--halitosis). The true cause of this nuisance is unknown, but it is often considered harmless. Simple removal with a currette or oral irrigation is often adequate to get rid of them. If u r concerned/bothered by it, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
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
14 month old, teething, getting 5 teeth all at once. Has runny nose with yellow snot and has a chesty sounding cough. Is this part of teething or not?
NO: Cough and cold are not part of teething. It is usually secondary to a viral infection. If your child is having only cold and cough, with no difficulty breathing or fever, you can treat runny nose with nasal saline drops and suctioning nose with bulb syringe. No otc cough medicines are recommended for his age since they don't work and can may have adverse side effects. ...Read more
Yellow snot and glandular-like aching in the throat. Loos like there are 2 blisters on throat. No pus.?
Had a cold which started in sinuses three weeks ago. Since then have had moderate pain behind eyes and near eyebrows, upper cheeks, relieved by massaging area or blowing nose. Then it comes back. NO fever, clear/very light yellow snot. What is this?
I have plugged sinuses, yellow snot, a bad cough, congestion in chest and throat, and an irritated throat and almost no voice. What could I have?
I am experiencing thick saliva or mucus in the back of my mouth where the wall of the throat is. It's been going on for 2 months, no coughing, no colds, just yellow mucus which could possibly the reason why I have yellow snot (not wet) in my nose.
Allergies.: That sounds like allergies. Nasal congestion, runny nose, cough, post-nasal drop, headache, facial pains and earache can be triggered by fragrances, dust mites (sweeping the floor), grass, trees, pets, environmental molds and such. There are outdoor and indoor allergens. See a doctor soon, here or locally, as there are medications that may help. ...Read more
I have had a stuffy nose with yellow snot, sore throat with no cough, and a little bit of blood in my mucus this morning. This all started 8 days ago?
Have sore throat, stuffy nose with yellow snot and my ears hurt occasionally. What could it possibly be?
My 5 year old has a cough, yellow snot/congestion, sore throat and woke up with crusty eyes, no fever...I'm guessing that she has a virus???
Morning nasal: It sounds like you might have allergies, maybe to dust mites or something else in your sleeping environment. ...Read more
Depends: It could be that you are just having change in your secretions form hormonal changes. Also it may be normal for you if it is normally this way---- but if definitely a change then have your dr look for an infection as well to be safe. ...Read more
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