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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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Thick nasal mucus - I have to blow my nose very hard to get the plug feeling out, it is commonly very thick, white (not clear). Should I be concern?

Thick nasal mucus - I have to blow my nose very hard to get the plug feeling out, it is commonly very thick, white (not clear). Should I be concern?

Thick nasal mucus: Thick nasal mucus can be related to sinusitis, but not necessarily. If you have chronic allergies or recurrent infections you should consult a doctor who can identify if there is an opportunity to improve nasal inflammation with sprays or treat infection with antibiotics. You may benefit from good nasal hygiene as well which involves using salt water rinses to clear mucus and allergens. ...Read more

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"my 5 year old coughs in the morning for a few seconds & then does not cough again until the next morning w/yellow nasal mucus when I blow his nose?"

"my 5 year old coughs in the morning for a few seconds & then does not cough again until the next morning w/yellow nasal mucus when I blow his nose?"

? Sinus infection: with build up of secretions through the night, drains down the throat when he wakes up and sits or stands upright, keep irrigating his nose with saline nasal wash though, but if the condition persists see his doctor, take care ...Read more

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I have a lot of dried snot (nasal mucus) in my nose everyday. Breath In dried snot may cause some sick? I don't like pick my nose.

I have a lot of dried snot (nasal mucus) in my nose everyday. Breath In dried snot may cause some sick? I don't like pick my nose.

Xlear: Your doc may tell you that you have a sinus infection. You can use a natural product called xlear (pronounced "clear") to clean out nasal (oxymetazoline) passages and break up the biofilm where germs multiply. Tastes good too! ...Read more

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Severe nasal mucus and congestion. Caught cold and even after its gone, still have a lot of mucus discharge and congested nose. any permanent cures?

Severe nasal mucus and congestion. Caught cold and even after its gone, still have a lot of mucus discharge and congested nose. any permanent cures?

Neti pots can: reduce nasal congestion. Mix ΒΌ tsp salt w 1 cup distilled lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in a.m. Not a permanent cure but can help. ...Read more

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What does blue nasal mucus mean?

What does blue nasal mucus mean?

Blue mucosa: Hello. I think that the lining in your nose was described as "blue" not the mucus in your nose. A pale or blue discoloration indicates an allergic link to the nasal disorder. ...Read more

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Why is my nasal mucus brown and smelly? I need some advice.

Why is my nasal mucus brown and smelly? I need some advice.

Brown mucous: There may be some old blood it in from local trauma. If this issue persists, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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