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Constant Spitting Up Mucus
I've had constant yellow mucus that I spit out a handful of times a day for the past 3 months. This started happening after I got bronchitis.
Exam needed: This suggests chronic bronchitis at this time. I presume that you are not smoking. A good examination of your lungs is needed with a chest x-Ray as well. If no lung pathology is seen, I recommend a course of antibiotics effective against bronchitis causing bacteria. Medications such as amoxicillin,augmentin,ceclor,avelox,levaguin are examples. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I have thick mucus in the back oft throat that I cannot get rid of, I'm constantly spitting up. This has lasted many months?
Reflux: You have reflux and will need to be aggressively treated to get rid of the globus type sensation. See my other answers with reflux in the titles. You will need Prilosec twice a day and Zantac at night for a minimum of three months and a reassessment at this time with a scope. The ent you see will look at your larynx with a scope to confirm the diagnosis before he or she starts you on treatment. ...Read more
What can we use to calm an upset stomach from so much mucus draining? My boyfriend has had many surgeries on his nose due to breaking it so many times and now his sinuses just drain into his stomach. He is constantly spitting out as much as he can but eve
Antihistamines: Nasal surgery for recurrent fractures rarely affects the sinuses. Only EXTREMELY severe facial fractures that involve much more than the nose actually will affect sinus function. It is normal for sinus/nasal drainage to drain to the stomach, but it be noticed. Try over the counter antihistamines such as zyrtec or allegra, or nasal steroid sprays in addition. Check for allergies or other causes ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a sore throat with no fever or body pains. No yellow mucus its all clear and my mouth and I am constantly spitting no mucus just regular spit. ?
Is having a little spit in mucus during the morning a serious cause for concern for a 30 yr old (smoker)? I have stoped for 2 days can I observe more?
Spit in mucus smoker: No it is not cause for concern if there is no blood in it.Smoking causes irritatin of the inner lining of bronchi and that produces phlegm or mucus and most smokers have that in the morning and some throughout the day.It is a good idea to stop smoking as you are only 30 years old.So good decision and stay of the cigarettes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This doesn't happen every morning but on some mornings when I get ready to spit out mucus its mixed with a small amount of blood I haven't been coughing?
Get it checked.: Blood from any body site is a danger signal and should be checked. However in your case it may be from inflamed nasal passages with post nasal drip, inflamed gumbs, inflamed tonsils etc but you would most likely have symptoms. This is definitely something you should discuss with your doctor. Please get checked by your physician! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been sick with a cold my mucus went from watery to thick and dark green now today i spit a clear mucus.. What does that mean?
Depends on amount: The change in color can be old blood. I would recommend a cxr and a visit to your doctor. Sometimes c-diff can cause immunological issues and need to be followed up on(systemic). Also if this is new and the amount worse should be evaluated. You do not mention smoking history so if you smoke or did then need to see your primary md. ...Read more
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