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I Have Flem Stuck In My Throat
Usually a cold: Sore throat and phlegm in the throat from a viral upper respiratory infection can last 1-2 weeks. If you're ill (not just miserable) or have a high fever, coughing up blood, weight loss, or symptoms longer than three weeks, see a doctor. Possible causes range from cough due to Lisinopril (a blood pressure drug), asthma, or infections, including "valley fever" or tuberculosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I noticed blood in my phlegm, now it feels like there is something stuck in my throat, what is this?
I have a constant cough and phlegm. It feels like I constantly have hair stuck in my throat. I now have had it a few weeks?
I keep getting this constant phlegm stuck in my throat and I feel like I keep needing to swallow all the time, what could be the cause of it?
I'v had a phlegm/mucus problem for 4 years on going. It is now making it really hard for me to breathe and it feels stuck in my throat, cnt clear it. ?
Too long: check with your doc. Ask about nasopharyngolaryngoscopy. No big deal but will give you an answer. ...Read more
Feels like I have phlegm stuck in my throat. I don't smoke.I also burp all lot not because of over indulging food. Should I be worried?
Maybe you should...: When taken together, globus sensation & air swallowing with resulting belching are consistent with stress/anxiety, but from here we can't rule out GERD, dysmotility, or even atypical cardiac pain. You did not provide us your age relative to age-appropriate risk factors for the latter. If any doubt or you know yourself to be at risk, please get checked. ...Read more
In the morning I have a cough soon after I wake up when i'm ready to eat breakfast.I cough phlegm that's stuck in my throat/have to clear it.No smokin?
Allergies?: Often allergies can do this because the phlegm has been draining through the night and causing it to sit on the back of your throat. When you wake up and start eating, drinking, gravity causes it to move more and your body wants to clear it out of the way. Typically this can be easily solved with an quick evaluation from your physician and the right treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sometimes its like something is stuck in my throat and I have been coughing up clear phlegm for a month. On occasion I have some pain when I swallow.
There is phlegm stuck in my throat.It formed in my throat at the end of 2009 during a cold. How do I get rid of it. I have been to the doc but no help?
Globus: Globus (lump sensation) which persists should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist with a small in office flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy (small scope). There are multiple causes including: allergies, reflux, cysts, tumors, neurologic causes, external (thyroid) compression. The treatment will be contingent on the diagnosis. ...Read more
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