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Cure Excess Mucus
Can conditions like sinus trouble, excess mucus from bronchiectasis effect GI track, ?
[if excess mucus is swallowed due difficulty spitting it out]
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
Suffering excess mucous production in throat due to pnd Tried antihistmines, nasal sprays, decongestants,even steroids but no help.Suggest ?
Not usually: Mucous is produced by your gut in order to move the byproducts of digestion more smoothly through your intestinal tract. Things that irritate your intestinal lining will cause the production of more mucous. Like infections or inflammatory bowel disease, ingested toxins can do this and possibly reactions to food items that your body is sensitive or "allergic" to: sugar alone isn't likely to do this. ...Read more
Does chronic hyperventilation syndrome cause excess mucus? I have constant clear sticky mucus with a small amount of blood and post nasal drip.
Does chronic bronchitis cause nose to produce excessive mucus, which is more than mucus coming from throat?
Not usually: Lots of nasal mucus production is usually a sign of allergy, or can be a reaction to cold temperatures and other things. If you are a smoker, you should quit. An ear-nose-throat physician and/or an allergist can do testing to see if allergy or other factors are causing this, and has a number of options in terms of treating it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, there is no stud: There is a myth about milk giving more mucus. Known allergy to milk protein can cause rashes, gastro-intestinal symtoms or eczema but the nasal allergies are not well documented. Neutramigen being hypo-allergenic milk is much less likely to give symptoms. Many times patient with gerd will have increased mucus production after spicy food or full meal and that can be attributed to food itself.I thi. ...Read more
Two year old. Excess mucus from flu. Blocked nostrils. Other than saline nasal drops, what can I use to reduce mucus secretion. Otrivine? What else?
Is it possible to cure excess sebum production and acne caused by dairy, my scalp literally fills itself up with too much oil if i consume milk?
For 2 years been having an excess production of clear phlegm. Sometimes throat feels blocked & saline nasal spray will bring up mucus. What is this?
Allergies: This sounds like allergic rhinitis with post nasal drainage. Consider an antihistamine and nasal steroid spray trial. Also allergy testing may be appropriate with long term refractory symptoms. If throat symptoms persist see an otolaryngologist for a complete pharyngeal (throat) examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have sebum plugs that clog pores on chin, caused by excess testosterone = excess sebum. Appears dry and dehydrated, but not. How to treat it?
Excess?: You're a 22 year old male, this is likely normal. However, younger patients need to dry the skin, whereas older patients tend to need to moisturize. Proactiv is a possible treatment, but you may need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
DNA sequencing of mucous showed 5 types of bacteria. How accurate is this test? Thick pale yellow mucous and sinus pressure 5 weeks despite treatment
Chronic sinusitis: At times not easy to treat, yes you can have 5 types of bacteria in your sinuses if you have the condition, hence the need for a strong broad spectrum antibiotic(s) for a protracted period, together with other treatments if need be, as steroids and nasal medications. See an allergist/immunologist for evaluation, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, wish you wellness ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Difficult to diagnos: From the brief description. Would start off with an evaluation by your physician. Could be a host of things. Sorry i can't be more specific. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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