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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 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 you get rid of mucus stuck in your throat?

How do you get rid of mucus stuck in your throat?

Hydrate well &: Gargle. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz 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 & a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of mucus that is in your throat/nose?

Mucous: Consider use of saltwater gargles & a neti pot. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of throat mucus? Any remedies? Makes it difficult to swallow!

...: Throat mucous is a normal part of your throat, so you can't totally get rid of it. However, if it is bothersome because it is thick, try gargling salt water and consider a otc mucolytic like Mucinex (guaifenesin) which helps to break up mucous. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pockets of throat mucus? This was found in nasal endoscopy

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

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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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Does emergen c helps get rid of mucus?

Does emergen c helps get rid of mucus?

Not specifically: Hydration helps to moisten mucus so that it can be expelled. Emergency c is a healthy combination of vitamins and minerals. Take care. ...Read more