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Constant Phlegm In My Throat
I have constant phlegm in my throat. Whenever i clear my throat, the phlegm is thick and white and also tastes like blood / iron. Help! its annoying. ?
Postnasal drip: Mucus is normally present in our membranes but excess amounts can be produced by allergies, sinus problems, deviated nasal septum, excessively dry envirinment, irritants, certain foods, changes in temperature, etc. If the mucus is foul smelling, you may have a sinus infection requiring antibiotics. Mucinex thins out thick mucus. See an ENT specialist if necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Phlegm is the thick, sticky mucus secreted by the surface of the respiratory tract during a cold or other respiratory infection. The respiratory tract includes the nose and sinuses, throat, voice box, bronchi, and lungs. Phlegm is mucus that may contain bacteria, viruses, respiratory surface cells, and inflammatory cells. Normal mucus is not phlegm, but a protective layer secreted ...Read more
It feels that i constantly have phlegm in my throat and i can never get it out. It's constant what do you think it is?
I keep getting this constant phlegm stuck in my throat and I feel like I keep needing to swallow all the time, what could be the cause of it?
I've been suffering with anxiety and beem put on citalopram 10mg. I have been recently suffering with phlegm constantly in my throat I think I have a acid problem?
Hard to say.: Citalopram has been reported to increase salivation in some. It can also cause heartburn (dyspepsia) and may worsen existing GI ("stomach") problems. GERD can cause reflux & Citalopram can make this worse. Often these effects are temporary and get better in a month or two. Let your doc know about this and see if should wait a bit, adjust dose, or stop. A lot depends on other drugs you take, too. ...Read more
I have been suffering from extreme fatigue for months now and I expeirence wheezing and a build up of phlegm constantly in my throat. My breathing is also heavy and I wake up exhausted all the time.
Get seen soon!: It's hard to say what is going on. We don't have enough information. However, it's certain that you need to be checked out thoroughly, as soon as possible. There's something wrong, & if you don't find out what, it may get worse & worse, & harder to fix or control. In the meantime, don't smoke & avoid alcohol & recreational drug. Also, no fragrances or aerosols which cause/worsen lung disease. ...Read more
Sinus/throat/lung/gi: Phlegm in the throat can come from infection in the sinus, throat, lung (bronchitis or pneumonia) and gerd. Each of these conditions can usually be identified and treated sometimes in combination. Sinusitis with antibiotics/decongestants, bronchitis /pneumonia with step wise asthma treatment/antibioitcs and gerd with antacid diet GI medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am currently suffering with lots of white phlegm in my throat constantly. I am suffering with anxiety I'm on 10mg citalopram.i think it may be acid?
Anxiety: I understand your discomfort about white phlegm and Anxiety. Citalopram is primarily a medication for Depression, not Anxiety. It can have side effect of Coughing, and upper respiratory tract infection, see a Physician for that See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Therapy for stresses in life, improving your well-being, medication as needed, Breathing and Music Relaxation, Visual Imagery. ...Read more
I am constantly congested and always have phlegm in my throat. I rarely get sinus headaches. Is this just allergies and I am stuck with it?
Allergy: Do check with an allergologist to find out what you are allergic to. This allergen is something that you are exposed to constantly; ex detergent in your clothes, beddings etc once the cause if known, you ocan get rid of it temporary relief with antihistaminic and decongestant can help you while the cause is being determined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Phlegm that is stuck: A "tickle" cough can be a sign of post nasal drainage. Mucous specific syrups or tablets are readily available. Decongestant medicines can help if the phlegm build up is related to sinus drainage. Also consider trying to sleep with an elevated head or with a bedside humidifier. All the best! ...Read more
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