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I have a cold with a lot of sinus pain and problems. When I blew my nose about 1/2 hour ago, I blew out a sizable chunk of meaty flesh that looks like it has a vein through it. I've had this happen once before and my Dr told me to save it so it could be examined properly. It's the weekend and my Dr., or course, is not in. I'm very concerned about this and have a burning type feeling in what I believe to be where the sinuses meet the throat area. Do I need to go to the emergency room for this? It wouldn't move no matter what I did so I just blew the side of my nose that I felt the blockage in. I can provide a picture of it if necessary. Please help me with this.

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replied October 31st, 2018
Cold, Flu and Viral Infections Answer A64538
Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern

It could be thickened mucus that you expectorated. Based on your history, post nasal drip seems to be present. Antibiotics, decongestants and anti-inflammatory medication can be advised after clinical assessment , preferably by an ENT specialist.

Wishing you best of health


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