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Choking On Mucus
Mucus: Since miami is known as a mold heaven i would suggest that you may be allergic to molds. Seek help from an allergist. In the meantime you can do some environmental control by sleeping with the window closed, check your air conditioning system , get rid of flowers, etc. Take an antihistamine at night before bedtime and one in the morning if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Newborn baby started choking on mucus 15 hours after being born. Face turned red, ok after using suction. Is this normal?
Feels like mucus stuck inside throat which gets worse after drinking water or eating help? Whenever i drink fell like choking on mucus, i have to spit
Matter from (sinus?) blocks air passage back throat forced to cough up vs. Choke - no mucus, infection or congestion. 1x2cm (3mm thick) - what r pos.?
Allergy bs dryness : You could have allergies or it even sounds more likely that you are breathing in very dry air and your nasal passages are drying out and you are crusting way up inside. When they loosen up when you awaken you swallow them and cough them out. Put a cool mist humidifier in your bedroom and get checked by an ENT to be sure there is nothing else wrong. ...Read more
Woke two days ago choking on large amount of mucus- have had chest pain and painful coughing since, and bringing up foamy white mucus-possible causes?
Consultation!: Sounds like you should be evaluated by your doctor! ...Read more
Copious mucus: Allergic rhinitis, vasomotor rhinitis (non-allergic; triggered by things like cigarette smoke, diesel fumes, perfumes), chronic sinusitis are some causes of post-nasal drainage. Otc antihistamines like claritin/ zyrtec/benadryl, nasal saline spray, prescription nasal steroid sprays may help after good exam by doc to determine the cause. ...Read more
I keep getting this feeling of mucus in chest or throat and feel as if it is choking me or going to choke me. Help?
Mucus in chest: Need to r/o infection. Please see your physician. ...Read more
I have a horrible feeling of mucus lodged behind my nose and at top of throat and feels like choking me. How to deal with this?
Nasal mucous: It is normal for the nose to make mucous, but what you are describing sounds excessive. Usually when there is excessive mucous production, there is a reason. Allergies, nasal or sinus infection are common causes. Even acid reflux can get to the level of the back of the nose. Treatment depends on the cause. You can try some nasal saline irrigation, but if this doesn't help, get checked out. ...Read more
I have a C5 disc slip in my neck, when i wake up in the morning it feels like i'm choking and then i throw up on mucus one time. What could it be plz?
Very bad cough, with mucus build up this morning upon awakening i coughed and had i found myself gasping for breath and straining to fetch the stuff up, noting came up. I had choking feeling, and got very nervous. I felt better after drinking lots of wat
The : The only situations I have heard of anyone choking from mucous is in an elderly person that lived alone and was not able to clear their airway by coughing, however this is very rare. What medication are you allergic to? If you have a bronchitis or pneumonia you may need antibiotics, there are many to choose from if allergies are a concern. Drinking water will help thin the mucous secretions along with a daily anti-histamine. I suggest you go back to your doctor for alternative treatment options. Best of luck. ...Read more