A 26-year-old female asked:
is it normal to cough up some mucus 24 hours after an upper gi endoscopy?
1 doctor answer
Dr. William Culviner answered
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes : You had a procedure that can certainly cause slight irritation of the esophageal mucosa or mucositis. Often, a thicker mucus is formed from the irritation that you can swallow or cough up . It should clear relatively quickly. If it perists more than a week, call your doctor
Answered on Feb 11, 2020
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