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Doctor insights on: Are There Any Home Remedies To Thin The Mucus During My Cold

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Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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My husband insurance at his new job hasn't kicked in yet but my 2 year old is sick what should I do at home has a remedy my 2 year old has a stuffy nose at night but runny nose during the day its a bright green mucus her left eyes is kinda swollen and has

My husband insurance at his new job hasn't kicked in yet but my 2 year old is sick what should I do at home has a remedy my 2 year old has a stuffy nose at night but runny nose during the day its a bright green mucus her left eyes is kinda swollen and has

Take him to the dr: Insurance should not be the primary concern, your two year old should be. I am sure that you get groceries and gas even though your insurance does not cover these items. Sometimes you can negotiate in advance for a cash price. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a home remedy for mucus in your stool?

Can you recommend a home remedy for mucus in your stool?

Mucus in Stool: Some amount of mucus in the stool is normal; Significant amounts of mucus and mucus accompanied by diarrhea, pain or blood may signify an intestinal condition such as infection or inflammation. Increased amounts of mucus in the stool can also occur with cancers of the colon or rectum or with bowel obstruction. See your Physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My son is only coughing, has a little of mucus, and when he coughs a lot he throws up. Should I be worry & what can I do? Home remedy? If possible.

My son is only coughing, has a little of mucus, and when he coughs a lot he throws up. Should I be worry & what can I do? Home remedy? If possible.

Coughing: If this is of short duration, make sure his room is cool and not too dry. Encourage small amount of fluids frequently. If it persists or if he developed a fever have him checked. Coughing with vomiting is a symptom of whooping cough. I hope he feels better. ...Read more

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Please someone tell me a home remedy for a mucous nose?

Please someone tell me a home remedy for a mucous nose?

Neti pot: The net pot is really effective, though admittedly scary to use at first. You can get it at your local drug store, along with the little pre-measured salt packets. The whole thing will cost about $20. Use boiled filtered water that has cooled down, is mildly warm. Too hot or too cold, and it's not that comfortable. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/sinus-pain-pressure-11/neti-pots good luck! ...Read more

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I have. A really bad stuffed nose. No medicine or home remedies work i can get out thin mucus but nothing will blow out. It feels like its blocked up?

Nasal congestion: You should see your doctor about this. A prescription nasal steroid may be needed. If you have been using an over the counter decongestant nasal spray for a prolonged period of time, it may be part of the problem. Stop using it and use a saline nasal spray to help until you see a doctor. ...Read more

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Nasal congestion with clear mucus for 3 weeks now. Effective remedy?

Nasal congestion with clear mucus for 3 weeks now. Effective remedy?

Allergies?: You may have allergies which a nasal steroid, such as Budesonide or fluticasone might be useful. The best advice is to see your provider. ...Read more

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My father has recently been diagnosed with IBS.He complains of indigestion,stool with mucus,and lethargy.Whats the best remedy to make him healthier?

My father has recently been diagnosed with IBS.He complains of indigestion,stool with mucus,and lethargy.Whats the best remedy to make him healthier?

Have him : Have a consult with a registered dietician to come up with a diet plan that will help the patient. Close work with a competent dietician is a helpful plan for patient and family ...Read more