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977 Possible Causes for Nasal Discharge

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Profuse nasal discharge is more characteristic of viral infections than bacterial infections.[emedicine.medscape.com] Newborns may sound stuffy on and off, but there is no nasal discharge.[farrellpediatrics.com] Symptoms Sneezing and coughing Nasal discharge Eye discharge Difficulty breathing Pneumonia Death Causes Excessive humidity Overcrowding of chinchillas in group housing Lack[petmd.com]

  • Influenza

    There are medicines for congestion and nasal discharge. You can also take medicine to relieve aches and fever. Do not give aspirin to children with fever.[cedars-sinai.org] Typical signs and symptoms include the following (not necessarily in order of prevalence): Cough and other respiratory symptoms Fever Sore throat Myalgias Headache Nasal discharge[emedicine.medscape.com] Symptoms include fever; chills; and yellow, green, or brown sputum (nasal discharge). Children are prone to ear infections like otitis media .[medbroadcast.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Sputum and nasal discharge cultures. A test used to find and identify the microorganism causing an infection. Lung (pulmonary function) tests.[stanfordchildrens.org] Cultures of nasal discharge and sputum. Testing the sputum you cough up or swab from your nose may be done to find and identify the microorganism causing the infection.[marshfieldclinic.org]

  • Sinusitis

    Nasal polyps -- noncancerous growths in the nose or sinuses -- are a possibility and can cause periodic bloody nasal discharge.[livestrong.com] A young adolescent patient presented to the emergency department with forehead and eyelid swelling after a week of nasal discharge that was suspicious for Pott's puffy tumor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Colds typically start with clear, watery nasal discharge. After a day or 2, it is normal for the nasal discharge to become thicker and white, yellow, or green.[healthychildren.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    Absence of cough, nasal congestion, and nasal discharge distinguishes bacterial from viral aetiologies.[bestpractice.bmj.com] Usually, mucus, nasal discharge and saliva can contain the viruses and/or bacteria that can cause sore throat .[medicinenet.com] Hallmarked by acute onset of sore throat; the absence of cough, nasal congestion and discharge suggests a bacterial aetiology.[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Nasal discharge C. Infected skin wound D. All of the above 3. Who is at risk of developing a GAS infection? A. A child older than 3 B. A burn victim C.[urmc.rochester.edu] Group A strep infections can spread from person to person by direct contact with saliva or nasal discharge.[healthieryou.com] Infants with a streptococcal infection may have a low fever and thickened nasal discharge.[healthychildren.org]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Following improvements in therapy for childhood malignancies, the striking increase in survival rate over the past 30 years has led to the increase risk of developing second malignant neoplasms (SMNs). We report a case of colorectal carcinoma as a SMN, following treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma. The patient was[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Skin Infection

    In this situation, skin integrity is often disrupted by the continuous covering of purulent nasal discharge.[medicinenet.com] A common child impetigo experience is the development of impetigo lesions at the nasal openings inflamed by the prominent nasal drainage associated with a cold .[medicinenet.com]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Yes Nasal discharge more than 5 days not getting better No Nasal discharge more than 5 days not getting better Do you have any pain in your face?[northshore.org] discharge are among the symptoms that last longest.[emedicine.medscape.com] Colds Main feature is a watery to mucoid, sometimes purulent nasal discharge ("coryza"). Often preceded by a sore throat and may sometimes be accompanied by fever.[virology.uct.ac.za]

  • Otitis Media

    Since an episode of otitis media is usually precipitated by an upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), there are often accompanying symptoms like a cough and nasal discharge[en.wikipedia.org] Other symptoms of a viral upper respiratory infection, such as cough and nasal discharge or stuffiness, often precede or accompany AOM and are nonspecific also.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

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