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How to remove mucus in the throat?

How to remove mucus in the 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

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 can you most effectively remove mucus in throat?

How can you most effectively remove mucus in throat?

Hydrate !!: To keep mucus moist & mobile ensure that you are drinking at least 8 8 ounces glasses of water per day. Warm liquids can also help to loosen the mucus. A humidifier may help. If you have drainage from your nose or sinus area - consider using a neti pot. ...Read more

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How to get rid of mucus in throat fast?

How to get rid of mucus in throat fast?

Throat Mucus: Greetings. The fastest way to rid of the mucus in your throat is to gargle with salt water. Also make sure you are drinking enough liquids, sleep with a humidifier and consider Mucinex (guaifenesin). ...Read more

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How to cure fever and sore throat the natural way?

How to cure fever and sore throat the natural way?

Rest, fluids: Lots of fluids can help. Rest and activity as it feels right for your body. Zinc lozenges can help with sore throat and viruses. If your throat continues to get worse over a couple of days, in the absence of other cold symptoms, i would suggest getting a strep test done. ...Read more

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How to cure a sore throat and temperature quickly?

How to cure a sore throat and temperature quickly?

No quick way.: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a streph throat test & culture. 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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Please tell me how to get rid of mucus in the throat without loud coughing?

Post-nasal drip?: The mucous in the back of your throat could be due to post-nasal drip. If so, there are prescription nasal sprays that may help a lot so see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Other possibilities include gerd or bronchospasm all of which your doctor can diagnose and treat so see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat the throat inflammation in kids ?

How can I treat the throat inflammation in kids ?

Treatment: You treat them by taking them to the doctor to make sure they dont have a strep throat. Once that is determined you can give them ice cream or popsicles or have them gargle. ...Read more

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How do I cure cough with phlegm in throat urgently?

How do I cure cough with phlegm in throat urgently?

Time ; patience: Unfortunately, most cough +/- phlegm are due to viruses for which there are no antibiotic cures. Recent study concluded average duration of cough illness is 18 days. Phlegm color doesn't help determine need for antibiotics. Go see your family doc if you're getting worse, feel short of breath, have a fever, etc. But for most cases, it's a matter of time ; patience. Sorry! ...Read more

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How to get rid of mucus buildup in my throat?

How to get rid of mucus buildup in my throat?

Mucus: Hydrate well with water. Or consider using warm fluids like herbal teas or soups. Consider use of a humidifier to moisten the mucus. If this is a chronic problem - have it checked out medically. Take care. ...Read more

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How to treat a throat infection for swallowing semen?

How to treat a throat infection for swallowing semen?

Depends: You don't usually get a throat infection from swallowing semen, unless you acquired gonorrhea or chlamydia from oral sex. In that case, you'd need the appropriate antibiotics for whichever infection you had. ...Read more

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How to dissolve mucus. Have throat cancer. Can't cough?

How to dissolve mucus. Have throat cancer. Can't cough?

Hydrate: Ensure good clear liquid intake, avoid irritants to both pharynx & esophagus like alcohol, spicy or acidic foods, carbonated beverages, dairy. Guaifenesin in liquid or pill form can thin mucus. Natural lozenges, ginger can help & also some spices can decrease mucus balanced by irritation. ...Read more

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How long does amoxicillin take to treat chest infection and mucus in nose ?

How long does amoxicillin take to treat chest infection and mucus in nose ?

7-10 days: It works better for infections in the nose than the chest, but usually at lest 7-10 days are needed. Some sinus infections need even longer. ...Read more

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What's the cure for dry cough and vocal and talking hoarseness and sore throat. Why does it happen to singers and what's the home remedy cure for it?

What's the cure for dry cough and vocal and talking  hoarseness and sore throat. Why does it happen to singers and what's the home remedy  cure for it?

Vocal chord strain: Vocal chord strain requires rest soothing beverages antiinflammatories and proper warmup and vocal exercises. It's basically like a sports injury. Singers are not immune to allergies and post nasal drip, viral pharyngitis or strep throat and if over exerted may be more likely to have a sore throat. If dysphagia or odynophagia present see md. ...Read more

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What is herpes simplex of the eye, ? How do you get it, how can you cure it ? Can it cause mucas in the throat and coughing?

What is herpes simplex of the eye, ? How do you get it, how can you cure it ? Can it cause mucas in the throat and coughing?

Very Serious!: Herpes simplex is the virus that causes oral "fever blisters". It is highly contagious and can be transmitted to the eye or other mucosal surfaces ( ie vagina) with contact. If you think, or have been told you have it in the eye , this is an ophthalmologic emergency and you should see an ophthalmologist immediately as it can cause permanent scarring and blindness. Go see the doctor today! ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of phlegm in your throat?

Viral infection?: The nasal mucosa produces about a quart of mucus daily and this mucus (phlegm) is swallowed and to the patient can feel like mucus in the throat. The buccal (cheek) mucosa, the pharyngeal mucosa also contains glands which secrete mucus into the throat. You either are aware of normal mucus production or you may have a viral uri. If the latter, 10-14 days is the usual duration of a viral infection. ...Read more

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How can I cure a sore throat without going to the doctor?

How can I cure a sore throat without going to the doctor?

Rest,gargles: Your are correct in that most "sore throats" are viral and self limited but the few that are "streptococcal" and dangerous make our life as dr's a walk on the edge.See your dr. And make us more comfortable. ...Read more

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How to treat a white spot in the back of throat due to strep throat?

How to treat a white spot in the back of throat due to strep throat?

Part of infection: It is not uncommon to have exudate (whitish or yellowish patches) on the tonsils with strep. It can also be due to other infections, such as mono. ...Read more

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How to reduce phlem in bronchiecstasis?

How to reduce phlem in bronchiecstasis?

May be difficult: Some of the therapeutic measures include agents that will help to liquify the sputum and make it easier to cough up. Some have used inhaled aerosolized antibiotics (systemic antibiotics are seldom helpful because they do not get to the bronchiectatic areas). This is a chronic incurable problem. If there are localized areas they may be amenable to surgery. See a pulmonologist. ...Read more

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How to cure boils in nose?

How to cure boils in nose?

Topical vs surgery: Some of them may need to be opened and drained but, often they can be cured with topical antibiotic cream applied inside the nose. Have an ENT look inside the nose and determine a treatment plan with you. ...Read more

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How to relive a sore throat naturally?

Sore Throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. Consider making tea with 2 tsp of Marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve throat pain. ...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


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