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    Orange mucous after surgery
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    Emshmem12 posted:
    Hello! I had surgery on my right upper arm last week to remove scar tissue from a previous scar. Today I noticed when I blow my nose or tip my head forward the snot that comes out (literally drips right out like a faucet) is bright orange. It looks pretty close to the color of betadine. My head isn't stuffy and I don't have a cold. Is there something related to my surgery that could be causing this bright colored mucous? I appreciate any insights. My post op follow up isn't for 3 more days. Thank you!


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