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stringy mucus in throat

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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

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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
?: What on earth is that?
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
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
A female asked:
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Thoughts..: It could be post nasal dripping. This is a slow, constant drip to the back of the throat from the nose - can often be helped by allergy medicines. I ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Allergies: It is due to allergies most of the time and also can be caused by viral upper respiratory infections.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
40 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Usually PostNasalDrp: Usually post nasal drip. Your sinuses (allergies, infection, hyperactive) drain mucus down the back of your throat causing irritation to the throat. ... Read More
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