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how to prevent mucus in throat

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
53 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Be specific: Gerd and alcohol not a good combination so quit drinking, what do you mean tons of knots where?, take Mucinex (guaifenesin) to ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
Dr. Joel Teig answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Decongestant: The safest and simplest medications to decrease and excess mucous in the back of your throat is a decongestant medication. There are quite a few over ... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Briskin
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thin out the mucous: Mucinex, (guaifenesin) sold over the counter, can help to thin out the post nasal drip.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Throat: May be a sign of a acid reflux or possibly a lung issue such as asthma. Drink lots of water but you need to have this checked out.
Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
Get checked: Get checked by an ENT. Mucus is not normal, such that it affects your breathing. Rule out infection with your tonsils. Rule out the presence of mold ... Read More
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly PND: You may have PND, postnasal drainage, caused by chronic sinus inflammation. As a result, the drainage can accumulate in the back of the throat especia ... 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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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hydrate !!: To keep mucus moist & mobile ensure that you are drinking at least 8 8 ounces glasses of water per day. Warm liquids can also help to loosen the muc ... Read More
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Dr. Felicia Mata
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See Your M.D.: There's some over-the-counter decongestants but you rather see your doctor especially if you present an elevation in body temperature that is not with ... Read More
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible nasopharyng: You either have chronic sinus infection or chronic infection above and behind the palate. Unlikely to be from dirt or dust being swept from nose into ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
You can: You can take it as directed and if you don't feel better consult your doctor

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