So every since not last Friday, but the Friday before that when the trees decided to start having sex again for the second time this year here in Pennsylvania, I have been struggling with my allergies more and more. Not last weekend but the weekend before my nose got really stuffed up and I began coughing a lot. Basically it felt like a constant drip of mucus down the back of my throat that I had a lot of trouble coughing up. During that week I took a lot of Benadryll Allergy and Mucenex to try and break up the mucus in my head. It worked very well and now I am coughing up very loose stuff that is at least exiting my head until the pollen calms down. Most of my mucus is either clear or has a slight green tint to it and can be very thin at times or very thick at other times. Last Friday I wanted to do a good clean sweep of my head and do one spray of Flonase (Fluticasone Propionate) in each nostril. The stuff knocks my sense of smell and taste out for about a day but it has always worked very well for me. At least it has until now. I'm not sure if it's just my allergies or what, but I now have this constant weird smell in my nose that I can't tell if it's from the mucus or maybe a slight infection or something (which I wouldn't doubt). It's pretty difficult to describe the smell. I could only describe it as a slightly bitter smell but even that doesn't describe it too well. It's just very odd. It seems to go away for a bit if I blow my nose but as soon as mucus build back up in it again it seems to come back. I haven't had any headaches or any other symptoms besides just a stuffed up nose and the coughing up flem (phlegm). But could this be an infection or something?
Tomarrow I am going to see a doctor for a TB test that my college requires for it's medical paperwork. At the same time I'm going to ask him about my symptoms of whatever this is. I feel absolutely fine except for the congestion and coughing, so I'm pretty puzzled here. Any ideas or thoughts?
You have got allergic rhinitis. You need to keep taking 1 tablet cetrizine twice daily till your symptoms are not relieved. It you find that your mucus is getting green or yellow, start taking capsule amoxycillin 1 acpule 3 times daily for aroiund 5 days.
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