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Constantly Clearing Throat Of Mucus
I started with sore throat .. Now I constantly clearing throat and mucus and coughing .. Stuffy nose . When I drink tea or coffee seems to make worse ?
Throat discomfort: Top diagnoses to think about this time of year would be strep throat, allergic sinusitis & post-nasal drip, all of which can be tied into each other. To help with symptoms, you can obtain an antihistamine like Allegra & pair it with a nasal steroid like Flonase, both are OTC. Gargle with Listerine. Plenty fluids. If you are having fevers and the mucus is yellow-green, see your doc for antibiotics. ...Read more
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
Sore throat, constant throat clearing, mucus in throat voice sounds funny sometimes. What could it be?
Stuff going up/down: Upper respiratory issues (sinusitis, allergies) causing mucus drainage down the throat or acid reflux up the throat can commonly result in those symptoms. Acid reflux or "silent reflux" commonly causes throat clearing, sensation of something stuck in throat, voice changes, post-nasal drip or phlegm in throat, and cough. Stay hydrated and see your doc! ...Read more
Sinus drainage, all clear mucous, post nasal drip in back of throat, clearing throat constantly, just started getting body aches, but no fever?
What's the question?: The symptoms sound like a viral respiratory infection ("cold"). Unless you develop a high fever, severe cough, chest pain, or shortness of breath, no antibiotics or specific medicines will help. The best treatments are rest, lots of fluids, a nasal decongestant or antihistamine if you are uncomfortably congested or need to just dry the drip, and a non-prescription pain reliever if needed. ...Read more
Is throat clearing damaging/ detrimental to throat, ie ;while having the urge to do it during a feeling of having mucus stuck in throat? /or irritation
Not really: As anxiety is more known to "dry" the mouth making speaking difficult. On the other hand, in your case, anxiety may trigger a reflexive "clearing" throat irritating the pharynx enough to produce excessive mucous. An allergic reaction and/or viral infection should be ruled out. Get your gp have your throat examined first & then see a mental health professional 2 get help w/ your anxiety. ...Read more
V.little blood stain mucus when clearing throat ONLY in the morning. Have cold and cough for 10 days now.
Well: Any type of abnormal bleeding can be from a serious cause. Consult primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment or ear nose and throat Doctor ...Read more
I ve regular need 4 clearing throat, i ve bronciectasis too
1-is mucus likely to b coming from lungs
2- is it pnd or
3-being produced around voice box?
Mucus; congestion: Do you smoke? Smoking paralyzes cleansing function of respiratory tract hair cells; so mucus accumulates in bronchi, larynx, alveoli. Allergies can cause post-nasal drainage. Treating with nasal saline spray, nasal steroid spray, oral antihistamine (benadryl, zyrtec, claritin) may help. Sinus infection or upper respiratory infection/cold can cause much mucus. See fp if not better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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