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Getting Rid Of Mucus After Tonsillectomy
Neti pots can : Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. Mix a tsp of. ...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 starting allergy shots tommorow will they get rid of post nasal drip and the little throat clearing? Always mucus in throat .
Not right away: It takes time for shots to work, can be up to one year being on highest maintenance dose for your condition/sensitivities. Once they work, your symptoms score would be less, meaning the related symptoms would be better, need for medications becomes less, and better tolerance to triggers. It needs tincture of time and patience and adherence to your prescribed medications i.e. no magic bullet(s) ...Read more
Pinch your nose: Most nose bleeds occur on thefront part of the septum , the wall between the two sides of your nose. Gently blow blood clot out of your nose. With your thumb on the side of your nose that is bleeding, pinch the front of your nose fairly hard for 10 to 15 minutes. Don't stick anything up you nose. Don't pinch the top of your nose. Lean forward, not backward. ...Read more
I'm getting over a cold from last week but I still have a stuffy nose with lots mucus and post nasal drip. How do I get rid of it?Slightly thick clear
See doctor: About 10% of the people end up with a sinus infection after a cold especially when the symptoms persist >10 days. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
AURI: Give plenty of fluids to loosen the mucus. Check if it is viral or bacterial , antibiotics help heal faster. ...Read more
Saline nasal drops: and suctioning, if that doesn't help or any other symptom develops, see the pediatrician, enjoy your baby ...Read more
Ask MD who diagnosed: Throat mucous can be seen at many different levels in the throat and for many different reasons. The doctor who performed the endoscopy can probably clarify for you. For example, there can be mucous where the sinuses drain from problems such as allergies or sinusitis. There can be mucous lower in the throat (also visualized via a camera passed through the nose) from reflux or infection.... ...Read more
Soap and water: I would just wash the nipple with soap and water. If there is a rash or continued discharge then see a doctor to make a diagnosis and determine what can be done. Usually conception dates can not be determined until pregnancy is determined a few weeks later. Conception is not related to nipple discharge. ...Read more
Fixing bad breath: There are several sources for bad odor in your mouth make sure there are no cavities or gum disease present. Both problems trap food particles and the food decomposes giving off a bad odor. Also sometimes stomach problems can be the cause regular brushing and flossing will control it once the oral problem is treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nausea: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can decrease nausea. ...Read more
Symptom relief: If you have a significantly sore throat with swollen tonsisl &/or lymph nodes – see your medical provider and get a streph throat test. Saltwater gargles may be the best. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 ounces of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey and a small amount of lemon juice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't know if it can: A humidifier has benefits in the winter when the heater/furnace is used.Without the humidifier, dry heat can cause headaches, sore throats, congestion from dehydrated airways. The house humidity can drop <10% without help. If the humidity >60% , like your shower stall, you may increase mold growth and create problems from the excess.I've never rec humidifiers for a runny nose, doubt any benifit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gut from what?: You would need to lose weight in general & a certain proportion of that will be abdominal fat. This can be done by eating healthfully, being physically active and making sure that calories burned exceed calories consumed.However you can improve your appearance by toning your abs. To tighten your abdominal muscles consider doing crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, . ...Read more
Warm compress: A sty or"stye" is a moderately inflamed "sweat ducts" in the eyelid. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. 4-6 x a day. If it does not get better in a week or gets worse go to your eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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