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Why does nose still fell heavy after bleeding? Had cold

I am 33 yrs. old with no medical problem, last week had cough n cold , 3 days back my nose was bleeding so i went the doctor he said its normal. I have taken complete course, however nose is still heavy, when i blew it hard today i could see brown mucus (may be the blood clot, dried up) anything serious, to be concerned of.
Asked On : Sun, 19 Aug 2012
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Hi Vinod,

Thanks for writing in.

I don't feel finding brown mucus at this stage is anything to be worried about. It must have been the collected , dried blood which was there when you were having your cough and cold.

I would suggest you do steam inhalation 3 - 4 times a day. Please don't blow your nose too hard, as it might hurt the ears.

If you have fresh red blood coming out from your nostrils, I would advise you to visit your doctor.

Hope this helps.

Dr. Divya Kuttikrishnan
Answered: Sun, 19 Aug 2012
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