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Bad cold and sinus. Had empyema. What is the yellow water dripping from nostrils?

I am healthy 30 years old women. I had very bad cold last week - mainly sinus (I had empyema when I was 9 years old). I got better, no more sinus symptom. Suddenly a few hours ago, I had yellow/orange color water dripping from my left nostril (I was sitting down). It was nothing like mucus - very watery. I thought I had my nose bleed . I didn t have any recent head injuries, no fever, and I can smell anything. I only had it once, and so far, I don t have it anymore - even if I blow my nose, I see clear mucus, not yellow/orange. Is this something related to my cold last week?
Asked On : Sun, 7 Oct 2012
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Hi, it seems like an infection of sinuses and there sinus secretions which remain un-drained for long often change colour and thus can present like this. Please get an ENT appointment and if need be, go for a CT PNS. Till that time, Use steam and nasal decongestants. Regards
Answered: Sat, 30 Nov 2013
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