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My four yr old son has a runny nose, with yellowish green mucus but no other symptoms, for about three days now, acting normal, what could it be?
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
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In brief: Common cold
Your son is exhibiting common sypmtons of the common cold which you probably know is viral.
Nasal discharge of different colors occur with any cold; it becomes signicant if the cold has lasted more than 10-14 days at which point it may indicate a bacterial infection. Then it will be a good time to visit his pediatrician.

In brief: Common cold
Your son is exhibiting common sypmtons of the common cold which you probably know is viral.
Nasal discharge of different colors occur with any cold; it becomes signicant if the cold has lasted more than 10-14 days at which point it may indicate a bacterial infection. Then it will be a good time to visit his pediatrician.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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Dr. Brian Novick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Could be virus
Causing a sinus infection.
These often go away on their own.. Saline nasal rinses can help..But if it continues for 5 days or so---or if other symptoms develop( fever cough)--call your dr. Allergies don't usually produce greenish mucus.

In brief: Could be virus
Causing a sinus infection.
These often go away on their own.. Saline nasal rinses can help..But if it continues for 5 days or so---or if other symptoms develop( fever cough)--call your dr. Allergies don't usually produce greenish mucus.
Dr. Brian Novick
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