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Please tell me how to get rid of mucus in the throat without loud coughing?

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

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 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 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 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 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 can I get rid of excess mucus in my throat? I've had a scope by an ENT and no sinus infection. Also had allergy testing. Nothing!

How can I get rid of excess mucus in my throat?  I've had a scope by an ENT and no sinus infection.  Also had allergy testing.  Nothing!

Possible Reflux: Esophageal reflux is a common cause of throat clearing, post nasal dip and a mucousy cough with a clear nose. Treatment of reflux with diet modification, if appropriate weight loss, and if needed stomach medications to reduce acid in the stomach can often be helpful. Talk with your physician about this. ...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