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How To Dissolve Phlegm In The Thyroid
Phlegm is the thick, sticky mucus secreted by the surface of the respiratory tract during a cold or other respiratory infection. The respiratory tract includes the nose and sinuses, throat, voice box, bronchi, and lungs. Phlegm is mucus that may contain bacteria, viruses, respiratory surface cells, and inflammatory cells. Normal mucus is not phlegm, but a protective layer secreted ...Read more
Thyroid is: Probably not the cause of your phlegm.However, if your thyroid is actually swollen, you need to see your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more
I have excess phlegm causing choking...I am a diabetic and have several cysts on my thyroid .Some are 4 CM some are 1.7 mm. Is this causing phlegm?
What wiill dry up phlegm from 94 year old mom? Gobs of stringy, flimsy clear stuff. She takes BP & thyroid meds, 5 mg Xanax for mild dementia.
A lot of Xanax: That much xanax could suppress respiration and contribute to eventual infection, ie, pneumonia with phlegm build up. An x-ray of chest and blood tests (white count and thyroid) might be indicated. If she is indeed on this much xanax, it should be reduced. Guafenicin can reduce phlegm and is generally safe. Check potential interactions. ...Read more
Chronic cough with mucus and phlegm sometimes short of breath do have cysts on thyroid what could this be?
I have thyroid nodules and I'm having a lot of thick phlegm. Also I began having pain that goes down to esophagus and up to the ear. Is that normal?
Unrelated: Hi. Thyroid nodules and phlegm are unrelated. What is your thyroid function? I assume if you were hyperthyroid, you'd tell us. Pain to esophagus? That's not very specific. Some thyroid nodules are cancerous. The workup depends on several variables including size and echogenic characteristics. To directly answer your question, thyroid nodules, thick phlegm, and pain in esophagus are not normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry mouth and dry blood on tongue and bloody phlegm . Can it be caused from thyroid nodule ? Have been diagnosed with a 1cm nodule calcified within .
Not related: Thyroid calcifications will not bleed into the oral cavity. Dry mouth (and likely dry throat and nasal passages) will often result in blood from the gums or the delicate tissues of the nose. A bloody nose can reveal itself inwardly ("post-nasal drip") or externally when the nose is blown. Have your. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Serious phlegm in back of throat gagging me, on proton pump inhibitor for GERD no better, could thyroid be causing problems?
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