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Is this Hayfever or a Cold ?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by willa, May 31, 2010.


  1. willa

    willa PetForums VIP

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    For the past 4 weeks i've had a consant blocked nose,i'm constantly needing to blow my nose & masses of yellow mucus comes out :eek:

    Does this sound like Hayfever ? I'm taking Piriton,but it's not doing anything

    What else is good for Hayfever ? btw i hardly ever sneeze ...
     
  2. MissShelley

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    Doesn't sound like hayfever, could you have sinusitis? maybe it's become infected.

    Jon had the same as you for months, he went to the docs and they gave him antibiotics to clear it up.... Maybe its worth getting it checked out just in case
     
  3. CharleyRogan

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    The appearance of mucus suggests that its an infection, so prob a cold! I had one for 2 weeks, and antihistamines didn't touch it!
     
  4. Maiisiku

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    Yellow mucus.. sounds like an infection. Please go to the doctors! It probably started off as a cold and then developed into an infection. Userally very green or yellow mucus means an infection. It doesn't sound like hayfever. I have that and it just makes your eyes puffy and you sneeze a lot.
     
  5. willa

    willa PetForums VIP

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    I've had plenty of colds in my life,but never lasted for so long !!

    What could the infection be ? It's really thick yellow mucus :(
     
  6. Maiisiku

    Maiisiku Banned

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    If it's viral then they will tell you to increase your fluids and maybe take some vitimen tablets or something. If it's bacterial they will give you antibiotics. Couldn't say exactly what it is though :(
     
  7. willa

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    Maybe it's a allergy to something ? It's driving me mad :(
     
  8. deb53

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    Yeah could well be a cold.

    I've had one for 3 weeks!! with the hacking cough. Thought it was starting to go then on saturday the temp came back and got it back again with the cough. Not had a break from it!!:mad:
     
  9. Maiisiku

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    It could be. I'm allergic to the dechlorinator from my fish tank. So if I have to put a plant back in place my hands break out. But I believe it can affect your sinuses and not just the skin. If you want to find out though you have to go private. The NHS will only give you an allergy test if you have an anathalaxic shock (spelling?) or a full body reaction which this isn't.
     
  10. willa

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    Well i do work in a Nusery School so won't be surprised if i caught germ from the Kids. they have constant running noses & put used tissues back into the tissue box !!
     
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