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Mucous Stuck In Throat
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
Be aware: without a cough bronchiectasis is unlikely. For that matter bronchiectasis is very uncommon in someone as young as you as it is a permanent enlargement of some of the airways of the lung. This either happens from repeated infections or other genetic disorders. Even if this was bronchitis, just inflammation of some of your airways, a cough would be expected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sometimes feel mucous coming down but it stops before going down my throat.Try to cough it out but won't come out that way either.
I got some black mucous expelled from my throat this morning. What could it be? Can it lead to bad breath? What can be done to cure it?
(i know its gross) can holding back the mucous from crying and knowing its going down ur throat cause u to get sick (like a cold for example)?
No: You get sick from viruses getting into your nose or eyes. If you have mucous in your nose from crying it is no different than the mucous your body makes all day (it helps to warm and humidify the air going to the lungs). If you were already getting sick, then it was a week in the making and not from crying. ...Read more
Hello, I've been coughing for a few days now but my throat does not hurt nor do I have any type of mucous. I feel it on my lower chest. Please advise?
I have sticky mucous at the back of my throat constantly. It varies between clear and green. So sticky i can only remove it with my fingers. Non smoke?
Throat Drainage: You could have a sinus infection... See an ENT specialist. ...Read more
It sounds like you..: Are describing 'globus hystericus' which is commonly caused by laryngopharyngeal reflux. This can be treated with diet changes and reflux medications. There are also more serious things that can cause a lump in the throat and should be evaluated by a physician if it persists. ...Read more
Can you help me find out why I have so much mucous in my throat and what it is and how to get rid of it?
Mucous in throat: This could be related to nasal postnasal drainage into the throat or just mucous accumulating in the throat. Issues that can affect this include allergies, non-allergic rhinitis, dehydration-not enough water, drying medications that you may take, or reflux laryngopharyngitis to name a few. Use nasal saline, gargle with salt water, and increase water intake. Try guaifenesin OTC. See ENT for help. ...Read more
Dark brown mucous from my throat. I do not smoke and my exposure to pollutants is average. I do not feel any other respiratory issue. Please help.
Increase fluids: Excess mucous and secondary hoarseness commonly occurs with an upper respiratory infection and/or allegic rhinitis. Drinking more fluids, like hot tea with lemon or honey, will help sooth the throat and liquify the thick mucous. If there is no improvement in a few days, then you should seek medical attention. ...Read more
Lymph nodes swollen and green mucous in the back of my throat, of course it's way worse in the am. Any home remedies or do I need an abt?
I COUGH ALL THE TIME AND IT FEELS LIKE MUCOUS IS STUCK IN MY CHEST AND THROAT.. sometimes I wake out of sleep gasping for air and coughing?
I been clearin my throat to talk due to mucous for 8 years now n it became really swollen, is this possible to reverse back to normal or healed wrong?
Need evaluation: It's impossible to answer with prognosis, without a basic evaluation of the problem. You have a symptom that's bothering you, and consulting an ENT physician in person could provide useful information that answers your question much better. You could have some allergies causing chronic post-nasal drip, or other issues contributing to your problem. Please see an ENT physician. ...Read more
Sir,whenever I eat fast foods or rice items which is made of high fat oil, when i cough I feel oily or mucous collected in my throat ..why it happes??
Reflux...: Eating those foods can decrease pressure that keeps acid in the stomach and cause the acid to go up through your esophagus and to your throat area. Mucus is made to protect you from the acid that goes up. Also can cause you to feel 'lump' in your throat. It is usually called GERD or reflux. Change diet, and/or antacids like Prilosec can help. ...Read more
When i woke up daily, i hv a lot of white phlygem(mucous)inside my throat n i hv to throw it out.Dont hv any cough etc.Its been a yr.Wt it cud b?Go dr?
Sounds like: Post nasal drip. It drips down the back of your nose into your throat when you sleep at night. You should sleep with a cool mist humidifier in your room. Try a nasal soray like nasonex(!recenty went over the counter ) and a store brand antihistamine of Claritin or zyrtec once a day. Give it a try for a month then if still miserable you might need doc to help with prescriptions.Best! ...Read more