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Mucus (Definition)

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


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How do I cure halitosis along with white tongue and excess mucus and phlegm?

How do I cure halitosis along with white tongue and excess mucus and phlegm?

Goto dentist: Goto dentist and give up dairy and gluten. This may be an allergic reaction. Oh, have dentist treat your gum disease. ...Read more

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I get excessive sticky white mucus build up in the larynx area, what condition (s) could this be?

I get excessive sticky white mucus build up in the larynx area, what condition (s) could this be?

LPR: Laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) is a form of gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease) that causes collection of mucous in the back of the throat and frequent need to clear one's throat. Seek an anti-reflux diet and try taking an acid-suppressive remedy. If symptoms persist see your doc. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes excessive mucus in the mouth?

What causes excessive mucus in the mouth?

Many things: Medications, salivary gland diseases and certain nerve disorders can cause excessive mucus production. Consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes excess mucus in throat and nose?

What causes excess mucus in throat and nose?

Allergies: It is due to allergies most of the time and also can be caused by viral upper respiratory infections. ...Read more

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How to stop excessive cervical mucus?

Stop and go: There isn't a way to "stop" cervical mucous production except by dehydration or lack of hormonal support. Many women would love to have this problem as it helps with sexual activity. If this is still a concern to you, please "go" to a GYN MD and get examined to determine if the cervical mucous is "excessive" or not and the cause. ...Read more

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How can I cure anal hemmeroids and mucus from anus?

How can I cure anal hemmeroids and mucus from anus?

Get help: Not much you can really do at home for hemorrhoids that protrude and leak mucus, except manage them and prevent worsening. Prevention always better than cure, but stool softeners to avoid straining, anti-inflammatory soothing suppositories may help. I strongly urge you to see your doc to discuss management and beter options. ...Read more

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Constant feel of excess mucus, I've tried sinus rinses and that doesn't even help?

Constant feel of excess mucus, I've tried sinus rinses and that doesn't even help?

Allergies?: You could have allergies, a sinus infection, or even an unusual case of acid reflux. Would recommend a trip to your pcp to be evaluated. May need a specialist referral as well if simple approaches not effective. Quit smoking (if you do) as this can make sinus issues worse. Otc sinus and allergy meds may help with mucus. You can continue the saline rinses for now to help keep sinuses clear. ...Read more

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Every time I get a cold my body continues to produce excessive mucus/phlegm for WEEKS after I'm over it. Why does this always happen?

ASTHMA: I suspect you have a mild form of asthma brought on by viral infections. A good exam by your doctor could confirm. The next and more difficult question would be why the asthma in the first place. The good news is that there are simple safe ways to prevent and treat asthma. All the best. ...Read more

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Can consuming a lot of meat cause an excess of mucus? Is meat known to be a mucus causing food? Recently switched from being vegetarian.

No: It is not known that meat causes your body making more mucus. However if you have indigestion, consuming a large amount of meat might worsen your reflux symptoms or worsening indigestion causing more mucus production from acid reflux. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Excessive airway mucus secretion?

Mucus is too thick: My definition is mucus that is so thick and sticky that it can impair the airway esp the larynx and vocal cords
One approach is using proteolytic enzymes such as papain and bromelain, such as Clear. Ease

Increase fluid intake and take lots of green tea ...Read more

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I got excessive mucus discharge in the morning time. Is there any way to prevent this?

I got excessive mucus discharge in the morning time. Is there any way to prevent this?

Get checked: If this has been an ongoing problem for more than a couple of weeks, then you likely either have chronic rhinitis or bronchitis. An evaluation can help to pinpoint the problem (anything from allergies, chronic irritation, lung problems, structural sinus problems, etc). Getting it to stop will depend upon the primary problem. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have excessive mucus excreting from all orifices. Thick, gray with black flecks. What can cause this and what will help it go away?

Abnormal: I'm not sure what you mean by coming out of all orifices is it your nose your throat your genitals your urethra your anus. This type from you need to consult the doctor primary care or possibly Healthtap for specific diagnosis and treatment. Please restate your question ...Read more

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26F RUQ pain >6m. Persistent, crampy, moderate. Normal u/s and HIDA. Still pain, every day. Normal labs. Decreased appetite, nausea when I eat/drink anything. Excess mucus in stool, no blood. Should I push for answers, or is this my new norm?

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26F RUQ pain >6m. Persistent, crampy, moderate. Normal u/s and HIDA. Still pain, every day. Normal labs. Decreased appetite, nausea when I eat/drink anything. Excess mucus in stool, no blood. Should I push for answers, or is this my new norm?

Here are some...: What reported seems suggesting your GI-tract does not agree with what you consume, but maybe too early to say for sure what it may be. At present, it is useful to follow instructions described in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with doctor so to timely reach right diagnosis for right care. Best.... ...Read more

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What may cause excessive mucus vaginal discharge without odor or itching?

What may cause excessive mucus vaginal discharge without odor or itching?

Ovulation!: A clear mucusy discharge at mid cycle (around day 14 of a 28 day cycle) is a healthy sign of fertility and ovulation. Not all patients have it. If it has the consistency of egg white, you are probably ovulating within that 24 hour time period. You can use that to your advantage if you are trying to get pregnant. If you don't want to conceive, please use protection! ...Read more

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Excessive mucus. Breathing uncomfortable, chest discomfort. Chest discomfort usually at work I work in a cold environment?

Excessive mucus. Breathing uncomfortable, chest discomfort. Chest discomfort usually at work I work in a cold environment?

Occupational asthma?: If you only have respiratory symptoms at work, you may be reacting to dust or chemicals in the air there. An occupational medicine specialist or pulmonologist can help. ...Read more

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I am suffering and have been for months with excessive mucus in my lungs that I can cough up. What can I do to treat this?

I am suffering and have been for months with excessive mucus in my lungs that I can cough up. What can I do to treat this?

Need diagnosis....: Your symptoms are likely due to airway inflammation but this can have several etiologies. Possible diagnoses include asthma, acute bronchitis due to infection (less likely if symptoms persist for months), chronic bronchitis, a form of COPD usually due to smoking. You need to see your doctor for diagnosis as they all have different therapies. If you smoke, you need to quit asap. ...Read more

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I have dry whoping cough no green or yellow mucus for more than 10 days medicine is not helping how to cure what is it please help me thanks?

I have dry whoping cough no green or yellow mucus for more than 10 days medicine is not helping how to cure what is it please help me thanks?

Could be: Occult asthma. You doctor should be able to tell. In the meantime, try any cough medication otc that has dexttromethorphan, a cough suppressant, in it. Also try humidifying air with hot steam vaporizer. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of excess mucus and phlegm from a toddler who has suffered for 12 months?

How do I get rid of excess mucus and phlegm from a toddler who has suffered for 12 months?

See a pediatrician: This should not be going on continuously for this length of time. If this has been intermittent it may be at least in part due to teething, but this is just a guess. Most pediatricians will have a good idea quickly of what the problems are. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can drinking water actually cause excess phlegm rather than thin mucus? Seems to be happening to me.

Can drinking water actually cause excess phlegm rather than thin mucus? Seems to be happening to me.

Sputum: This would depend on whether the water is contaminated. This issue can be addressed with an internist and the public health department if necessary. ...Read more

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I recently gave birth and soon after I started having excess mucus with a fishy smell. How embarrassing, but I need to know if this is possibly a pH balance or something more severe.?

I recently gave birth and soon after I started having excess mucus with a fishy smell. How embarrassing, but I need to know if this is possibly a pH balance or something more severe.?

Common infection: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is a common treatable vaginal infection caused by an overgrowth and inbalance of vaginal bacteria. This upset increases ph. Nitrites in vaginal fluid causes a fishy smell. Typically BV is treated with oral Metronidazole (flagyl), rarely vaginal gel, while abstaining during treatment. Certain probiotic vaginal capsules used can help the vagina regrow normal bacterial flora. ...Read more