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When I blow my nose my snout is Blood I was diagnosed with a URI I am on an antibiotic for it. Is the Blood in snout normal?


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Expert:  Dr. Deepu Sebin Sebastian replied 4 Days.

Hello,

Thank you for asking your query at DoctorSpring.

Well, 'blood in snout' is not normal , but it can commonly occur in upper respiratory tract infections / flu etc. Your Doctor has rightly prescribed you antibiotics. Once the infection is controlled this symptoms should resolve. Avoid violent coughing and nose blowing.

If the blood streak is persisting even after treatment you may require further evaluation.

Hope this helps
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Thank you


Patient replied :

How long would it normally take for.a.URI to pass?


Expert:  Dr. Deepu Sebin Sebastian replied 3 Days.

It should not take more than 3-4 days for a good resolution. Complete symptoms should disappear in a week. Thank you


Dr. Deepu Sebin Sebastian
Category: Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STD)Specialist
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MD, Internal Medicine - Stanley Medical School
Medical School - MBBS - Govt. Medical College, Kottyaam

Diagnostic Prediction - Stanford School of Medicine
Received Specialty training in Critical Care, Cardiology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology from Stanley Medical College and in Endocrinology, Rheumatology.

Hematology and Geriatrics from Madras Medical College.
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