A Guide for Parents: Questions and Answers--Runny Nose (With Green or Yellow Mucus)

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A Guide for Parents: Questions and Answers--Runny Nose (With Green or Yellow Mucus)

Description

This one-page fact sheet is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's “Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work” campaign. It provides parents with information about colds and runny noses. This tool addresses the following questions:

  • What causes a runny nose during a cold?
  • What should I do?
  • Are antibiotics ever needed for a runny nose?
  • Why not try antibiotics now?

Developer:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: November 2005
Last Updated: 09/09/09

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