What Does the Color of Your Snot Mean?

We know it’s kind of a gross topic to talk about boogers, but haven’t you ever wondered what the different colors of your mucous means? We spoke with otolaryngologist, Dr. James Kenealy, who gave us the facts about snot and what different colors mean about your body. Check our infographic below!

 

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What Does the Color of Your Snot Mean?

About James F.X. Kenealy, MD

Growing up in the Hudson Valley in New York, Dr. James F.X. Kenealy was very close to his grandfather who became ill and eventually passed away from lung cancer. “It was a very frustrating and disheartening experience. I felt very helpless that I couldn’t do anything,” he explains. “That made me want to have a medical career so I could do something to help others in a similar situation.”

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