Discharge

Nasal discharge can be unilateral or bilateral. It usually accompanies nasal obstruction. The discharge may be characterized as follows:

Thin and watery Thick and purulent

• Foul smelling

A thin and watery discharge is usually caused by excess mucus production resulting from a viral infection or allergic condition. A thick and purulent nasal discharge results from bacterial infection. A bloody discharge can result from a neoplasm, trauma, or an opportunistic infection such as mucormycosis (fungal disease). A foul-smelling discharge is often associated with foreign bodies in the nose, chronic sinusitis, or malignant disease. A clear, watery discharge that is increased by bending the head forward or by coughing is suggestive of cerebrospinal fluid leakage.

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is the medical term for what we know as acid reflux. Acid reflux occurs when the stomach releases its liquid back into the esophagus, causing inflammation and damage to the esophageal lining. The regurgitated acid most often consists of a few compoundsbr acid, bile, and pepsin.

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