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Does almond milk give you mucus issues?

Does almond milk give you mucus issues?

Allergy: Food allergies can sometimes trigger cause congestion. The mechanism can be as simple as increased mucous secretions to certain foods. Follow with an allergist to learn more. ...Read more

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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Baby 3 weeks old mucus in poo for a few days and bringing her milk back up help ???

Baby 3 weeks old mucus in poo for a few days and bringing her milk back up help ???

Reflux: As long as the baby holds down most of the feedings, you simply need to sit him/her up in a carseat after feeds for 20 minutes to allow better emptying. If that is not helpful, see a Peds GI doc and get this looked at. ...Read more

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Baby 4 weeks old with yellow mucus for 4 days and bringing up milk formula fed should I see doctor?

Baby 4 weeks old with yellow mucus for 4 days and bringing up milk formula fed should I see doctor?

Probably see doc: In this case, it may be time to see the doctor. Any newborn with symptoms that affect their calorie intake should be evaluated to make sure they are getting enough calories. You may try suctioning his/her nose with a nose freida or bulb syringe to help breathing since newborns are obligate nose breathers. Your baby may have reflux which in some cases may need treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clear mucus in your throat, I drink a lot of milk because of some diet I'm on and i really need help thank you (no cold) I ?

What is the best way to clear mucus in your throat, I drink a lot of milk because of some diet I'm on and i really need help thank you (no cold)

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Why?: The question is why you have so much mucus. Do you have a post nasal drip? Do you have allergies? You may want to try an over the counter antihistamine and if that doesn't help check in with your doctor. ...Read more

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After eating cereal, I had a lot of mucus or phlegm ,and it makes me feel tired. What food can I substitute for cereal and milk for my breakfast?

After eating cereal, I had a lot of mucus or phlegm ,and it makes me feel tired. What food can I  substitute for cereal and milk for my breakfast?

Lots of options!: There are countless healthier options then cereal in the morning. First, any food can be eaten at any time of the day BUT if you are looking for something more "traditionally" breakfast food consider - fruit, toast, eggs, oatmeal, yogurt, cottage cheese, whole grain waffle with fruit spread, etc. You may also want to try almond milk instead of cow's milk. Have fun with variety :) ...Read more