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Waking up with mucus in mouth

A male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Common Cold ?: If so, it's viral in nature, and the antibiotics you are taking are worthless. If you have been seen by a physician who prescribed this for you for th... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Antibiotics do not help. Drink water and get a good rest. N... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 39 years experience
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
Neonatology 53 years experience
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
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Oral hygiene: See if brushing and flossing your teeth after every meal/snack helps. If not, please consult a dentist. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh ve... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debora Zivari
Dentistry 31 years experience
Post nasal drip: This is sign of post nasal drip need to be evaluated by ENT.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco Rugama
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Could be allergies: Your symptoms are associated with post nasal dripping commonly seen this time of the year among people who suffer seasonal allergies. Make an appointm... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Reflux: This is very consistent with acid reflux into your esophagus while you are lying flat during sleep. Try sleeping in a reclined position, avoid eating ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
undefined 40 years experience
Saliva: Saliva is composed of thin (watery) and thick (mucous) secretions from different glands. Depending on which glands are active, you may notice variatio... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 18 years experience
Many things: Medications, salivary gland diseases and certain nerve disorders can cause excessive mucus production. Consult with your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Many causes: there are many causes from an upper respiratory infection (cold), allergies, or gastric/stomach reflux which irritates the back of the throat producin... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Xerostomia or: Dry mouth. There are many conditions associated with dry mouth and thick saliva or mucus. The most common is xerostomia. The best way to treat dry mou... Read More