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What causes fibrous nasal discharge?

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Posted on Tue, 16 Jun 2015
Question: What about fibrous nasal discharge (large amount, yellow-white)?
Some irritation presure before discharge. Discharge amount was larger than a marble and has continued for a day. Relief upon discharge, at least for a while. Before this incident, significant daily discharge amount and potential for irritation if not managed.
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Answered by Dr. Krunal Karade (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Chronic rhinosinusitis with thick post nasal discharge are common in ASA .

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXX ,
Thanks for the query.

I have read your query and understand your concern.

As you are known case of ASA Syndrome (Samter’s Triad) , chronic rhinosinusitis with thick post nasal discharge & nasal polyps are commonly seen in this condition .

If I were your treating Doctor for this case , I would advice

Saline nasal rinse or spray thrice daily ,
Salt water gargle twice daily ,
Mucolytic syrup twice daily ,
Combination Steroid nasal spray with antihistamine 2 puff each nostril twice daily like Duonase nasal spray &
Tab antacid like Rantac in morning .

This medications will keep nasal discharge & polyps in control .

You will need prescription for nasal spray .

Hope this information helpful to you .If you have any further questions I will be happy to help.

Regards.

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What causes fibrous nasal discharge?

Brief Answer: Chronic rhinosinusitis with thick post nasal discharge are common in ASA . Detailed Answer: Hi XXXXX , Thanks for the query. I have read your query and understand your concern. As you are known case of ASA Syndrome (Samter’s Triad) , chronic rhinosinusitis with thick post nasal discharge & nasal polyps are commonly seen in this condition . If I were your treating Doctor for this case , I would advice Saline nasal rinse or spray thrice daily , Salt water gargle twice daily , Mucolytic syrup twice daily , Combination Steroid nasal spray with antihistamine 2 puff each nostril twice daily like Duonase nasal spray & Tab antacid like Rantac in morning . This medications will keep nasal discharge & polyps in control . You will need prescription for nasal spray . Hope this information helpful to you .If you have any further questions I will be happy to help. Regards.