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How do you get rid of mucus?

How do you get rid of mucus?

It depends mostly: ...on where the mucus is coming from. Please provide us more information so we have some chance of answering your question. Thanks. Dr. Anne. ...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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How do I get rid of cough?

How do I get rid of cough?

Depends: It really depends on the cause and duration and you other medical issues. If it is from a cold it will go away but hydration, rest, honey, tea, and over the counter cough medicines may help. In general cough medicines are not that helpful but may be worth a try. If it persists you should see your doctor to evaluate for more sinister causes. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of bronchitis?

How do I get rid of bronchitis?

Depends: Bronchitis just mean inflamation of the bronchioles. We treat depending on what is causing it. See doctor. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a mucus cough?

How do I get rid of a mucus cough?

Need diagnosis...: Before a cough can be treated, first the cause of the cough must be identified. If your cough is less than 3 weeks duration, it could be acute bronchitis, an infection of the airways. If due to bacteria, antibiotics may be needed. If the cough is of longer duration, possible etiology includes bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination. See your doctor to diagnose and treat your cough. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of sinusitus?

How do I get rid of sinusitus?

See a Dr.: A dr. Will diagnose whether is most likely bacterial or viral and then treat you accordingly, good luck. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a cough?

How do I get rid of a cough?

Cough: One needs to first identify the cause of the cough before it can be treated. Common causes are certain post nasal drainage, post viral cough, medications such as ace inhibitors, and extraesophageal or laryngopharyngeal reflux. Other more obscure causes can also treatable - eg ear wax impaction. Rarely, a cause cannot be identified. See a medical provider if your cough persists. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of phlegm?

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Depends on cause: There are many causes of phlegm, some acute and some chronic. You need to have a diagnosis made first and then treat the cause. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of flatulence?

How do I get rid of flatulence?

Low FODMAP diet: You can search for this food plan on the net. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dandruff?

How do I get rid of dandruff?

Dandruff shampoo: You can start out with with dandruff shampoos such as head& shoulder, selsun blue, and /or Nizoral (ketoconazole) shamppo etc...Avoid excessive hot showers/baths, and use a bit of hair-conditioner may help. If these don't help, consult doc for an eval as other diseases which may cause "dandruff" appearing on scalp--such as seborrhea, psoriasis and deeper fungal infections etc...Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of allergies?

How do I get rid of allergies?

Allergies: See an allergist and find out what you are allergic to. Then either avoid or if you want to get rid of allergies, the only effective "cure" are allergy shots. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of piles?

How do I get rid of piles?

Surgery: Once hemorrhoids are formed, only a surgical procedure can remove them. However, most hemorrhoid symptoms can be controlled by taking a fiber supplement, such as metamucil, and thus surgery can be avoided. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of mucus from my vagina?

How do you get rid of mucus from my vagina?

Normal: Mucous is a normal part of your vagina. Excessive mucous can be removed through bathing and/or douching. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of mucus from a cold?

Blow your nose: A good assist when you feel a cold coming on is to take one or two (4 mg) over the counter chlorpheneramine pills (side effect: sleepiness). This can attenuate the mucus. Phenylephrine (side effect: heart rate increase, dizziness) is present in many anti-mucus over the counter remedies and helps in the actual production phase. Keep well hydrated and blow your nose gently (sniffing can help). ...Read more

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How do I get rid of ecxema?

How do I get rid of ecxema?

Moisturize skin: Key is to moisturize often, especially right after bathing or washing. Look for a moisturizer that is unscented, because additives and fragrances can irritate the skin. For the most moisture protection, choose a thicker ointment.Short bath in lukewarm water with colloidal oatmeal can help ease itching. Cold compresses sometimes help. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hemorrhoids?

How do I get rid of hemorrhoids?

Psyllium Fiber: If you want to only care for this without any surgical intervention, then psyllium fiber or an equivalent is likely the best treatment for long term. Make sure you purchase unflavored psyllium. Start with a teaspoon a night mixed in 16 oz of water every night. Unless they are stuck out and causing significant pain or itching, surgery can usually be avoided. You should consider seeing your doc. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hemorrhoid????

How do I get rid of hemorrhoid????

Start with an exam: The place to start is with an examination by a general or colorectal surgeon. That doctor will be able to assess if you (a) have hemorrhoids and (b) need treatment. All human beings have normal hemorrhoidal cushions in their lower rectum and anus. Once you have been examined, the surgeon can give you a treatment plan. This plan may include surgery. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hemroids?

How do I get rid of hemroids?

Colorectal surgeon: Hemorrhoids can be managed medically with sitz baths, prep h, anusol cream, steroid suppositories, measures to reduce straining, etc. In order to get "rid" of hemorrhoids, more permanent measures include banding, laser therapy, and surgery. Some gastroenterologists can perform these procedures although i recommend a colorectal surgeon if available. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dizziness?

How do I get rid of dizziness?

Dizziness: Consult your doctor, have a thorough physical and neurological examination and review of any medications you might be taking. You may be referred to either an ENT doctor or neurologist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my allergies?

How do I get rid of my allergies?

Allergy treatment: Treatment of allergies includes avoidance of the allergen whenever possible, medications to treat symptoms and in persistent cases immunotherapy (allergy shots). ...Read more