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Severe sinus infection causing pinkish mucus discharge from nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   recently i have been having an orangish/pinkish thick, sticky mucus discharge when i blow my nose followed with sharp pains in my head
Doctor :   ok
User :   i've had allergies before, and many sinus infections before, this is not like any of them
Doctor :   ok
User :   no fever, nose is not running, no other symptoms... just when i blow my nose
User :   what could be causing this?
Doctor :   i will help u
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   yes
Doctor :   wats your age
User :   23
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this is due to bad sinus infection
Doctor :   did yu take any X-ray
Doctor :   of the sinus region
User :   i've never had this color of discharge, nor the sharp pains in my head each time i blow my nose in any previous sinus infection
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   but yu need a X-ray of the sinus region
User :   usually with a sinus infection its a green to deep yellow in color... this is an orange/red/pink discharge in clumps when i blow

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