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How to get rid of mucus while my ear is blocked?

How to get rid of mucus while my ear is blocked?

Use decongestants: You can use decongestants like sudafed and that will help if there is coexisting allergy than a combination of antihistamine and decongestant can be used.

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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I have a dull eardrum and fluid behind my ear caused by a cold and mucus build up few weeks ago. How do I get rid of fluid so ears will stop ringing?

I have a dull eardrum and fluid behind my ear caused by a cold and mucus build up few weeks ago. How do I get rid of fluid so ears will stop ringing?

Nasal decongestion: And antihistamine therapy. Use any generic 12 hr. nasal spray for no more than 3 days. Use nasal saline spray or gel every 3-4 hrs. (not applicable if you have hypertension). Hot steam showers and inhale steam through your nose. Lastly, use OTC antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Claritin.

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How can I get rid of a blocked ear, whenever I pop my ear my left ear makes a squealing noise (is this fluid) also have thick grey mucus from my nose.

How can I get rid of a blocked ear, whenever I pop my ear my left ear makes a squealing noise (is this fluid) also have thick grey mucus from my nose.

See an ENT: You may very well have sinuses infection, middle ears are considered part of the sinus system by some ENT. Meanwhile saline nasal washes would help clean nasal passages and reduce congestion, best wishes

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Will amoxcillin get rid of mucus in sinus cavities? On day 3 of med, still feeling dizzy and bouncy when I tilt head down.

Will amoxcillin get rid of mucus in sinus cavities? On day 3 of med, still feeling dizzy and bouncy when I tilt head down.

Steroid inhaler: An antibiotic might be appropriate if one has a yellow or green nasal discharge, especially if associated with painful sinuses and/or fever. If the discharge is clear, sinuses are pain-free, and there is no fever, a more appropriate medication might be an inhaled steroid such as Flonase (1-2 inhalations every 12 hours for7-10 days). If symptoms persist, see your md or an ear, nose and throat doc.

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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.

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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.

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Does sudafed help get rid of mucus?

Does sudafed help get rid of mucus?

Sudafed: Sudafed is a decongestant and does nothing to decrease mucous. It makes you breath better through your nose.

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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.

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What's the most effective way to get rid of mucus in my newborns chest?

Chest congestion: I recommend to have your baby checked by your pediatrician before attempting to get rid of the mucus in your newboorn's chest. Several entities can cause that problem and treatment varies diferently.

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How do I get rid of mucus and phlegm for a toddler who has suffered continuously for the past 12 months?

How do I get rid of mucus and phlegm for a toddler who has suffered continuously for the past 12 months?

See an allergist: Chances are, he may have an allergy that causing the problem. This especially true if either you or your husband allergies. Have your toddler checked by an allergist.

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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).

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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).

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How can I get rid of mucus in my throat?

How can I get rid of mucus in my throat?

Cough: The cough mechanism is designed to bring mucus from your bronchial airway and pharyngeal airway to your throat so that you can either swallow or spit it out

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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.

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How to get rid of mucus constantly dripping down my throat?

Mucus: Postnasal dripping of mucus is often due to excessive dryness in your home or workplace as nature tries to moisten your nasal membranes for you. Excessive dryness can be caused by heating or air conditioning. Postnasal drip can be caused by a sinus infection but in this case the mucus is yellow or greenish. If your mucus is thickened, take medication to loosen it. Your pharmacist can advise you

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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.

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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.

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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.