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Dr. Joshua Rosenthal
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
...: Throat mucous is a normal part of your throat, so you can't totally get rid of it. However, if it is bothersome because it is thick, try gargling sal ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Steam: Turn on the hot water in the shower and breathe in the steam.
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Dr. Amanda Salvado
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ask MD who diagnosed: Throat mucous can be seen at many different levels in the throat and for many different reasons. The doctor who performed the endoscopy can probably ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat Mucus: Greetings. The fastest way to rid of the mucus in your throat is to gargle with salt water. Also make sure you are drinking enough liquids, sleep with ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not right away: It takes time for shots to work, can be up to one year being on highest maintenance dose for your condition/sensitivities. Once they work, your sympto ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Neti pots can : Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution int ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Mucus: Postnasal dripping of mucus is often due to excessive dryness in your home or workplace as nature tries to moisten your nasal membranes for you. Exces ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Post-nasal drip?: The mucous in the back of your throat could be due to post-nasal drip. If so, there are prescription nasal sprays that may help a lot so see your doct ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Allergy: You are experiencing allergy symptoms.. Take medication like Claritin every day, and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at bed time.these medication are sold ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cough: The cough mechanism is designed to bring mucus from your bronchial airway and pharyngeal airway to your throat so that you can either swallow or spit ... Read More
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