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stringy phlegm in throat

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: There are many things that could be going on. Be seen for an examination.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Guarderas
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergies! other ?: Post nasal drainage with a stuffy itch nose and throat sounds allergic. With the current epidemic, cough with excessive mucus production is one of the ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some ot ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
May be too dry: Need to drink moe water and be adequately hydrated. If it persists, see an otolaryngologist.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Madasu
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux: Phlegm in the throat associated with food may be from acid reflux. When acid reflux makes it to the level of your throat it is called lpr. In some in ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manav Singla
23 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Salt water cleanout: Chronic phlegm is often a result of postnasal drip. My first suggestion be to try to wash out the postnasal drip. A salt water wash out of your nasal ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: Could be from the lung or stomach or sinuses. Probably from the lung. Therefore check with your lung doc.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hydrate well with : Water. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. Pour boiling water ov ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Find the cause. : There are ways to reduce the discomfort of having phlegm in your throat, yes. But, we'd need to know why it's there in the first place. Allergies? Si ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Plegm stuck in throa: Drink lot of fluids and try guifenesin orally, available over the counter.
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