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What the color of your snot can reveal about your health

What the color of your snot can reveal about your health
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Clear snot is generally a good thing, but too much of it can be a warning that something's brewing.

Clear snot is generally a good thing, but too much of it can be a warning that something

White snot signals that things are clogged up.

White snot signals that things are clogged up.

Yellow snot is a sign your body is fighting to keep you healthy.

Yellow snot is a sign your body is fighting to keep you healthy.

Green snot is probably an indication that something isn't right.

Green snot is probably an indication that something isn

Red snot doesn't mean you're sick.

Red snot doesn

Brown snot can be a sign of irritation or pollution.

Brown snot can be a sign of irritation or pollution.

Black snot might be a reason to call the doctor. Or it could just mean you've been breathing in smoke.

Black snot might be a reason to call the doctor. Or it could just mean you

Julia Calderone wrote an earlier version of this post.

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