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Posted by: Soraya | 2010/04/06

Runny noise

Hi, my son is 3 yrs old and has constanlty a runny nose, the mucus is green and smelly, i have been given him actifit syrup but it does not dry up his nose, please help.

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Dear Soraya

A green , smelly discharge usually indicates infection. If it is only on one side, it may indicate a foreign body in the nose. Your chikd needs an ENT examination of the nose to establish a cause, and to start treatment.

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