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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. ...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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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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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

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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

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Whats 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. ...Read more

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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. ...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 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 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 ...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 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 ...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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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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3 months since walk pneumomua and still have to clear lungs in the mornings (light yellow mucus). No other symptoms. No fever. How to get rid of mucus?

3 months since walk pneumomua and still have to clear lungs in the mornings (light yellow mucus). No other symptoms. No fever. How to get rid of mucus?

Walking Pneumonia: The best way to be rid of excess mucous is to take some over-the-counter products which have Guaifenesin as a main ingredient. This product helps to break down mucous, thus making it easier for the body to expel it in the process. What may be more concerning is the fact that your symptoms have continued for 3 months. You may want to see your doctor again to see if there is something else wrong. ...Read more

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What should I take to get rid of mucus in my nose? I can breathe okay and have PND, but the mucus isn't coming out. On afrin (oxymetazoline) and dymista

What should I take to get rid of mucus in my nose? I can breathe okay and have PND, but the mucus isn't coming out. On afrin (oxymetazoline) and dymista

Get off Afrin (oxymetazoline): You are likely adding rebound congestion to the problem by using nasal spray decongestant for more than 2-3 days in a row. Switch to saline spray and bedside vaporizer at night. Tough it out for a couple days and should clear up. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of mucus from your throat that you can't cough up?

How do you get rid of mucus from your throat that you can't cough up?

Mucus: Use saline nose drops for a post nasal drip you can also steam yourself in the washroom and use a vaporizer while sleeping. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of mucus in the back of my nose/throat?

How can I get rid of mucus in the back of my nose/throat?

Nasal discharge: Sometimes the most effective remedies are the simplest. Nasal saline sprays, Neti Pots, or other nasal irrigation systems are quite effective. You can also try guaifenesin orally, which is available over the counter as an expectorant in numerous brand name formulations. If problems persist or worsen, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of catarrh (mucus, phlegm)?

Salt water: Try gargling with warm salty water. Use a teaspoon in 8 oz of warm water and gargle and spit. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a mucus or phlegm cough quickly?

How do I get rid of a mucus or phlegm cough quickly?

Spit it out,cough fi: Cough medication are only symptomatic treatment. Finding the cause and dealing with it bottom line.
The most common causes of cough with phlegm are bronchitis, sinusitis and upper respiratory infections.Gerd can also give you this symptom. Smoking is another cause.
Treatment can vary from antibiotics to anti-inflammatory, histamine blockers, decongestant or bronco-dilators.
The most imp step defin. ...Read more

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Smoker. I have green mucus and a deep dry cough. How to get rid of it?

Smoker. I have green mucus and a deep dry cough. How to get rid of it?

Needs Eval...: Possible etiologies for your symptoms include chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. Other possibilities include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of these diagnoses. The most important thing for you to do is to quit smoking today! see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment since all of these possibilities have different treatments. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of excess mucus and phlegm from a toddler who has suffered for 12 months?

How do I  get rid of excess mucus and phlegm from a toddler who has suffered for 12 months?

See a pediatrician: This should not be going on continuously for this length of time. If this has been intermittent it may be at least in part due to teething, but this is just a guess. Most pediatricians will have a good idea quickly of what the problems are. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I always have mucus in my lungs, not that bad, but how can I get rid of it, what is the reason?

Why do I always have mucus in my lungs, not that bad, but how can I get rid of it, what is the reason?

Doctor can evaluate: A person who has a cough producing mucus should see a doctor. The doctor can evaluate to see if there is allergies, asthma, sinusitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, or perhaps another problem in the throat or chest. Problems can be more serious if the person is a smoker or has other health problems. Smoking is a major risk factor for several lung diseases, including cancer. ...Read more