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Cure Excess Mucus
I tend to spit due to excessive mucus production particularly after food intake. Please advise a medicine to cure thix?
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
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
Mucus glands: The rectum has abundant mucus cells. When irritated they produce mucus. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Any medicine to eleminate mucus. I have nasal mucus. Caught cold 2 weeks ago but mucus still remains. Any cure.
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
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
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
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
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
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?
My 9 year daughter is coughing with lots of mucus coming and with it she is vomiting tell me please how to cure her her x-raybloodtest r clear?
I have excessive mucus and a cough I can't get rid of. I've had it for over a year now and it never goes away. I'm constantly congested what is it?
Sounds like: You want pulmonary function testing asap. Ask your doc about a cxr also. ...Read more
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
I have a burning tongue, a postnasal mucus drop and excessive salivary production- what could this be?
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
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