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Urge to frequently blow the nose due to severe blockage, foul smell at the back of nose. Normal?

i got a cold 3-4 weeks ago and i dont have any fever or anything like that, I just have a blocked nose . I have very very thick mucus that is a yellow colour and i need to blow my nose ever 1-2 hours throughout the day to relieve the blockedness. i can also smell a bad odour at the back of my nose. its hard to describe, but the closest would be a sort of metallic smell? is this normal? i am not sure of any allergies
Asked On : Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello and thanks for the query
You may be suffering for viral infection and frequent running nose is indication of this. Protect your self from allergens like dust, pollen and mines. Take Anti-histamines drugs like Cetirizine to get control on the allergy. As mucus is thick and yellow colored, you may need a course of antibiotic. In addition to this take regular steam inhalation 3-4 times a day and try to expel out mucus as much as you can.
Also protect yourself from changing weather.
Hope this will help you.
Best Wishes
Answered: Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Suman Kumar's  Response
you have infective material in sinus
can use metrogyl 200 mgm bd
you can add antiallerrgic also
use nasal sptrays to clear the nose and throat
3 week course is must to clear everything
Answered: Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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