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Globs that drop from nasal. What are they? Are they mucus?

In the past year or so, I have experienced large, scab-like globs that drop from my nasal area (the right side). I can feel them and then see them just near the top of my uvula . I can usually cough a few times and spit it out. For the next minute or so, the area feels a little sore. It seems like mucus is getting caught somewhere in the sinuses and then gets too heavy and drops . It is generally the size in diameter to a dime, yellowish-green in color. My nasal passages seem dry and sometimes appear close to closed. I have always had a sinus drip , but not this collection of mucus. I have looked online for information something similar to this, but have not found anything. Oddly enough, my son and mother experience the same thing; my mother seems to experience it as often as I do (sometimes daily, and other times, every few days). Thoughts?
Asked On : Sun, 26 Aug 2012
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hello. there are two entities which you may be suffering from one is atrophic rhinitis and the other is rhinitis sicca. you can search both these conditions on the internet. both conditions are treatable and you have nothing to worry. please consult your ENT physician for further advice. thanks
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