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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Board Certified, Periodontics
37 years in practice
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Sometimes i feel like I have a mucus ball in the base of my throat. What could this be?

Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Board Certified, Periodontics
37 years in practice
1M people helped
Sometimes i feel like I have a mucus ball in the base of my throat.  What could this be?

ALlergies?: Could be allergies. To be sure, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
24 years in practice
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I have sticky thick clear mucus at the back of my throat. My nose is blocked but not running. It hurts to eat. Feels like a giant ball of mucus?

Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
24 years in practice
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I have sticky thick clear mucus at the back of my throat. My nose is blocked but not running. It hurts to eat. Feels like a giant ball of mucus?

Post nasal drip: This is post nasal drip and is from uncontrolled nasal allergies. You need to have adequate control of your nasal congestion, see an allergist they can help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. John McMahan
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
43 years in practice
735K people helped
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Puked up liquid mucus. Feels like there is a golf ball in my throat. Coughing till i puke. What's going on with me?

Dr. John McMahan
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
43 years in practice
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Puked up liquid mucus. Feels like there is a golf ball in my throat. Coughing till i puke. What's going on with me?

Cough and throat : See a doctor today... Itcould be tonsillitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Board Certified, Surgical Oncology
59 years in practice
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Almost choked on a ball of blood. Thin layer of clear mucus around in it but primarily bright, thick, blood reaking blood. Throat not sore. what's up?

Dr. Myron Arlen
Board Certified, Surgical Oncology
59 years in practice
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Almost choked on a ball of blood. Thin layer of clear mucus around in it but primarily bright, thick, blood reaking blood. Throat not sore. what's up?

Look at nasopharynx: Bringing up blood with mucus suggests there is a source of bleeding from the head and neck area and not regurgitating blood from the stomach. Since there are no symptoms related to the throat refered to as oropharynx I suspect the problem is bleeding behind the nose in the nasopharynx. If persistent this can be defined with a transnasal laryngoscopy catheter and a bleeding site cauterized ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Rick Koch
Board Certified, Cardiology
17 years in practice
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Dr. Anthony Leazzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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My throat hurts very bad to when i swallow or talk my ears hurt just as bad and dismorning i coughed up yellow mucus and a ball of blood?

Dr. Anthony Leazzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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My throat hurts very bad to when i swallow or talk my ears hurt just as bad and dismorning i coughed up yellow mucus and a ball of blood?

Possible sinus : Infection. You may need a prescription antihistamin/decongestant combination +/- an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
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My fiancé has been having these mucus balls coming up from his throat and they smell bad, and he states that his throat bothers him a lot.

Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
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Mucus balls: Mucus balls may be coming from his sinuses. He may have apost nasal drip voming from his chronic sinus condition. He shoild consult his physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
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Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
52 years in practice
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Constantly spitting up balls of white/yellow mucus. Sore throat over year. Cobblestone throat. Tried allergy, acid reflux, steriod meds No help. ?

Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
52 years in practice
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Pulmonary infection: HIV may be associated with lung infection from opportunistic organisms which do not usually make healthy people ill. Consult your infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Lori Semel
Board Certified, Pediatrics
30 years in practice
7M people helped
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I have what look like mucus stuck at the top of my throat behind that thing that dangles down ?

Dr. Lori Semel
Board Certified, Pediatrics
30 years in practice
7M people helped
I have what look like mucus stuck at the top of my throat behind that thing that dangles down ?

Post nasal drip: That is where u would see mucous drip down from a post nasal drip. Take some warm tea with lemon and honey. It will probably remove the mucous and soothe your throat. ...Read more

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