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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Excessive Airway Mucus Secretion

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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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Lymph nodes swollen and green mucous in the back of my throat, of course it's way worse in the am. Any home remedies or do I need an abt?

Lymph nodes swollen and green mucous in the back of my throat, of course it's way worse in the am. Any home remedies or do I need an abt?

Both.: The symptoms you describe sound like a sinus infection. Home remedies include "Netty Pot" , saline nasal spray and oral decongestants. However, these are supportive measures and, while you can continue them while on an antibiotic, you will most likely need a prescription ...Read more

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

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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An abscess tooth untreated for many years can cause bodily infections, but can it cause asthma-like symptoms (excessive mucus, airway constriction) ?

An abscess tooth untreated for many years can cause bodily infections, but can it cause asthma-like symptoms (excessive mucus, airway constriction) ?

It is a possibility: The bacteria from an infected gums travels through the blood stream to other areas/organs of the body can cause bacteremia (bacteria in the blood) can also make you generally ill, effect any body system and cause cause asthma-like symptoms. Regular dentist visits can do more than keep your smile attractive, it may prevent general health problems. ...Read more

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What's the best home remedy for sore throat? And excess phlegm also? Alwhat to avoid in food?

What's the best home remedy for sore throat? And excess phlegm also? Alwhat to avoid in food?

Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck?Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation.Home remedies/treatment?

Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck?Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation.Home remedies/treatment?

Itchy sore throat: Your complaint may be due to a post nasal drip, allergies or sinus problems. However, it is always best to get a throat culture to rule out a strep throat. Home remedies may be salt water rinses. Or saline nose drops depending on cause. ...Read more

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My son is only coughing, has a little of mucus, and when he coughs a lot he throws up. Should I be worry & what can I do? Home remedy? If possible.

My son is only coughing, has a little of mucus, and when he coughs a lot he throws up. Should I be worry & what can I do? Home remedy? If possible.

Coughing: If this is of short duration, make sure his room is cool and not too dry. Encourage small amount of fluids frequently. If it persists or if he developed a fever have him checked. Coughing with vomiting is a symptom of whooping cough. I hope he feels better. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more