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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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How do I tell if musus is coming from my sinuses or from my asthma? Whatever the cause of the mucus it's really messing up my breathing. Psd/allergies

How do I tell if musus is coming from my sinuses or from my asthma? Whatever the cause of the mucus it's really messing up my breathing. Psd/allergies

See doctor: Nice question, no way find out mucus origin but at least of you have sinus problem bothering you than most likely it is sinus disease, you should be seen by pulmonologist or your physician for proper treatment that will bring your symptoms under control. ...Read more

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Mucus in infant stool.....what can cause it besides allergy? Baby is on amino acid formula

Mucus in infant stool.....what can cause it besides allergy? Baby is on amino acid formula

Poor Digestion: For infants mucus in the stool suggest poor digestion. Depending on when you changed the formula the mucus in the still may still be there. Mucus without blood may not be a problem. Discuss this with your doctor if it persist. ...Read more

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Could mucus in my stool be caused by gluten allergy as I have just found out I have an "I gg "reaction to gluten, dairy and eggs.?

Could mucus in my stool be caused by gluten allergy as I have just found out I have an "I gg "reaction to gluten, dairy and eggs.?

Yes but: IgA tTG and not IgG to gluten is usually the best test for those who are not IgA deficient. However gluten intolerance has nothing to do with dairy or egg allergy. Consider consulting an allergist if you still have questions. ...Read more

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Would post nasal drip from allergies and a deviated septum cause constant sticky clear mucus and occasional dark brown mucus with blood in it?

Would post nasal drip from allergies and a deviated septum cause constant sticky clear mucus and occasional dark brown mucus with blood in it?

No: Post nasal drip from allergies is common, and it can produce clear mucous. The deviated septum will not produce discharge.
Someone should look to see if they can find the source of the bleeding. That is of concern. ...Read more

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I'm not breathing right throughout the night. I wake up and blow my nose and there is blood in the mucus every morning. Can allergies cause this?

I'm not breathing right throughout the night. I wake up and blow my nose and there is blood in the mucus every morning. Can allergies cause this?

Yes, allergies can!: Good morning,
allergies can cause nose-bleeds because of congestion of the membrane of the nose. However, more often we find that use of decongestants is associated with dryness and separation of cells lining the nose and cause nose bleeds. Use of medications such as Ibuprofen for relief of symptoms is another frequent cause for nose bleeds. Use of humidifiers may help to relieve dryness. ...Read more

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Does high allergy level serum IGE and Gerd can cause pharyngitis for 6 months and occasional blood mixed with mucus plus to much mucus production.

Does high allergy level serum IGE and Gerd can cause pharyngitis for 6 months and occasional blood mixed with mucus plus to much mucus production.

It's possible: An elevated IgE level is most commonly linked to allergies, whether environmental or otherwise. Environmental allergies could lead to pharyngitis, as that is a common allergy-related symptom. GERD can also cause a painful throat, due to chronic acid exposure. In either case, chronic damage can lead to the presence of blood and/or mucous. Of course large amounts of blood are abnormal. ...Read more

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I have been coughing, chest congestion, and spitting up mucus for 2 weeks no other symptoms can allergies be the cause, I have thm evry year but difrnt?

I have been coughing, chest congestion, and spitting up mucus for 2 weeks no other symptoms can allergies be the cause, I have thm evry year but difrnt?

See doctor: If you have had similar symptoms at about the same months every year, then allergy is a likely trigger for your symptoms. Talk to your doctor or an allergist. ...Read more

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Can. Allergies cause cough and runny nose producing different color mucus like green brown yellow?

Can. Allergies cause cough and runny nose producing different color mucus like green brown yellow?

Acute Sinusitis: Allergic rhinitis can cause increased nasal congestion, cough, runny nose that can lead to discolored sputum, facial pain/pressure, nasal blockage, fevers, and loss of taste/smell which are symptoms concerning for an acute sinus infection. Daily steroid nasal sprays and other allergy medications can help reduce or prevent these infections. See an Allergist for further workup and evaluation. ...Read more

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Should I avoid prednisone for asthma when allergies cause coughing fits, wheezing, mucus wakes me up choking? Asthma not responding well to inhalers.

Should I avoid prednisone for asthma when allergies cause coughing fits, wheezing, mucus wakes me up choking? Asthma not responding well to inhalers.

Asthma: Obviously your asthma is not well controlled. If you have not done so already, you should consult an allergist to control your allergies and asthma better. There are more options for severe asthmatic if the inhalers do not suffice to control the asthma. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause some mucus in the throat along with slight chest wheezing?

Can allergies cause some mucus in the throat along with slight chest wheezing?

Yes: Allergies often cause mucus in the throat along with a runny nose and nasal congestion. Mucus in the throat and slight chest wheezing can also be caused by acid reflux from the stomach. ...Read more

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Possible for a pollen allergy cause you to swallow mucus, have achy legs and have rather sensitive feeling in your teeth?

Possible for a pollen allergy cause you to swallow mucus, have achy legs and have rather sensitive feeling in your teeth?

Yes: Sinus problems which become worse when pollen season arrives, are often associated with tooth pain. See your doctor for help with the pollen allergy, they most likely will want you to take an antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and something to help reduce inflammation, such as arnica or advil. See your dentist to make sure it is not something more than a pollen issue. ...Read more

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Out of no where I got a very sore throat & raspy. Thought was allergies. I went to cough and bloody mucus. Smoked 11 yrs ago for 12 yrs cancer??

Out of no where I got a very sore throat & raspy. Thought was allergies. I went to cough and bloody mucus. Smoked 11 yrs ago for 12 yrs cancer??

See doctor: You need to see the doctor for exam and possible chest X-ray. You also need to stop smoking there are a few good medicines to help you if you need help to stop ...Read more

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What causes nasopharynx swelling? 3 months, lump sensation feeling of plugged mucus, no nasal congestion. Tried steroid sprays, allergy meds, rinses.

What causes nasopharynx swelling? 3 months, lump sensation feeling of plugged mucus, no nasal congestion. Tried steroid sprays, allergy meds, rinses.

Throat swelling?: I don't know if you are referring to the throat swelling or not. If so, you need to consult an ENT to find out. In the absence of nasal congestion, one would not expect steroid sprays, allergy med, or rinses to work. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more