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sinus drainage 911

my husband this afternoon started coughing really hard and all of a sudden he said he heard a felt a pop in his head, like his sinuses and then a lot of water, mucous, and blood started pouring from his nose like a faucet. It has stopped for now but my husband is really scared. He does smoke and has ear problems, has had about 6 surgeries in his life. He has had a sinus infecti0n for a few weeks but we have no health insurance and cannot afford to go to the doctor. anyone have any ideas of what this could be from??

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travisnowensmom

Asked by travisnowensmom at 4:38 PM on Sep. 26, 2010 in Health

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  • The MD or clinic may have a problem with being able to afford cigarettes but not medical care. He needs to go to a urgent care center, not the ER. The urgent care center will be hundreds (maybe less) and the ER will be thousands counting everything. The ER doesn't just treat you for free if you are poor. They go after you even if you have no possible way of paying. You could try to find a clinic that uses a sliding fee but that may take to long. He needs care now before he ends up needing hospitalized. It's so sad in our country that a sinus infection could cause so much problems for a family.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 4:54 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Sinus infection so go to urgent care. ASAP
    soccerfanatic14

    Answer by soccerfanatic14 at 10:58 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

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