A 58-year-old female asked:
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When I talk thick sticky mucous comes up and I have to clear my throat over and over No cold, no stuffy nose its white. Months & months. Hard to clear?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Type of reflux: This suggests a condition called pharyngo laryngeal reflux which differs from esophageal reflux. Hoarseness or need to keep clearing your throat is common . An otolaryngologist is best qualified to evaluate and diagnose your disorder, but treatment is often not successful.
Answered on Jan 5, 2018

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