Doctor insights on:
Coughing Up Clear Mucus
Post nasal drip: 60 yo male with coughing up clear mucus in the morning only. mucus pooling in the back of the throat leading to coughing can occur in the morning because of the hours laying down and post-nasal drainage. Post-nasal drainage can be caused by allergies or infections. If ongoing long-term symptoms, get tested for allergies ...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
I cough up clear mucus with what looks like balls these range in size and colour what could this be and what should i do?
Probably a cold: Maybe an allergy. Allergy don't cause fevers or aches and pains. You might have swollen lymph nodes ("glands") in the neck with a cold. Allergies to outdoor environmental things like pollens are usually seasonal. Indoor things (dust) are all year round. Antihistamines are helpful as symptom reducers for allergies and are available OTC. Best for colds chicken soup. ...Read more
Need answers: Well, how much do you cough-up? When (more in the morning?)? What kind of cigarettes do you smoke? For how long have you smoked? Coughed? Is that light brown stuff ever red? Is the brown stuff in little spots or all smeared-up? Are you getting the impression I'm worried about your smoking? Besides that, it may just be irritation from air pollution, allergies, a mild cold or, oh yes, smoking. ...Read more
Cough mucus: hello~ you are 60y.did you smoke at any stage of your life (probably) and have you been coughing for > 2years (probably), this means that you have chronic bronchitis and thats why. If answer is no to both, then you might have allergies with chronic postnasal drip. You might consider seeing the doc and possibly getting a surveillance chest xray. thx ...Read more
I have developed a chronic cough with no other cold or flu type symptoms. Coughing up clear mucus it's been going on for 2 weeks now. Yes I am smoker.?
I cough up clear mucus with black specks. I have needed an inhaler since December. Could this be caused by mold?
Cough: It could be. U need an X-ray and to see a physician ...Read more
I have bad allergies and I don't really take anything. could this be why I cough up clear mucus with brown stuff in it? sometimes its all brown.
Mucus drainage: Allergy to inhalant allergens, weather changes like change in humidity, and viral infections can cause drainage of mucus. Antihistamine such as Claritin could help to reduce symptoms of allergy. Decongestants such as Sudafed can reduce congestion from any cause. Use of humidifiers can be helpful. ...Read more
I cough up clear mucus everyday, for about 6 months now. I often am wheezing until after I use an albuterol inhaler.This is all worse in the mornings.
See someone: You nay have exacerbating asthma and allergies, but especially as this is not improving and you are usin your inhaler often, there may be other more beneficial and long term solutions like different medications or allergy shots. Further you need to make certain that it is asthma and not soething else. See your primary, allergist/ent, or pulmonary physician ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Cough up clear jelly like mucus
- Coughing up clear foamy mucus
- Coughing up clear stringy mucus
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Coughing up clear thick mucus
- I keep coughing up clear mucus
- Coughing up clear frothy mucus
- Coughing up clear jelly like mucus
- Talk to an otolaryngologist online