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Yellowish phlegm, nasal discharge. Permanent solution?

i have this problem from last 13 was first cold and phlegm is not stopping now from my nose .i do not have cough and now i dont have cold too .Not any other major symptoms.Sometime phlegm is white and sometime light i saw that yellow phlegm is coming out of left nostril and white from right.I visited doctor and he said its not something to worry about.But i am feeling very tensed.
Asked On : Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Thanks for writing to H.C.M. for your query.

I have gone through your query regarding yellowish phlegm comming out from left nostril and white from right nostril.

Considering your symptoms and history of illness of last 13 days it appears that most likely your left sinus has got infected thus oozing out yellowish phlegm. To confirm it and to manage it you should do following investigations-

(a) C.T.scan of paranasal sinuses.

(b) Culture and sensitivity of phlegm from left nostril.

By this much work and through examination of nose and sinuses one may reach to correct diagnosis and accordingly treatment may be planed .

Answered: Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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