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dry up mucus in throat

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Could be: If this is an ongoing or recurrent problem then allergy is possible. If it's quite new then infection is more likely especially at this time of year. ... Read More
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
Yes it is allergy: you probably have chronic sinusitis you benefit if you keep steam vaporiser by your bed. maybe starting an antihistamine. if persists you may need to ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
A viral infection: Your question suggests that the problem is of very recent onset and thus more likely from a viral infection. If this has been a chronic issue, then on ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: There could be some irritation in the throat from the activity that is still healing. Please see your health care provider if it persists or worsens.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: First stop smoking, this is not helping your asthma. A number of drug companies have patient assistance programs, you can look up your medication onli ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Sterling
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Run-of-the-Mill: Sounds like you have what i just got over. No biggie. You need more fluids and brush your teeth and tongue twice a day. You may develop other symptoms ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Not preferably: I never like to use medicine that has dm in it for my asthma patients. This suppresses cough and can have deleterious effects such as increased chance ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Mucus: Mucus from bronchial tubes and lungs are coughed up. The cough is productive. Postnasal dripping of mucus does drain into the throat from the back of ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Respiratory illness: It definitely sounds like you have a respiratory illness with sputum production. If you have fevers, you should definitely go in to see the doctor.Flu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Give it time: Congratulations on stopping smoking; you have greatly improved your chance of a long healthy life. You don't say what you mean by "recently". However, ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
16 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Allergic rhinitis: Sounds like allergic rhinitis or if you're a smoker then it maybe chronic bronchitis. If you don't smoke, then it can be treated by avoiding allergens ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
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