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Mucus Buildup At Night
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
Excessive amount of mucous in mouth throughout the day but worse at mornings after waking up, slight acidic taste, green color?
Oral hygiene: See if brushing and flossing your teeth after every meal/snack helps. If not, please consult a dentist. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I'm dry coughing every night at the same time through the night and sometimes wake up and cough a bit - clears up in the morning. What's going on?
Post nasal drip: could be one common cause of this. When you lie down, nasal secretions fall down your throat and irritate your windpipe. Once you have cleared them out, it doesn't happen until you lie down again. You could try using a decongestant nasal spray at bedtime and anytime you wake in the night with irritation in the area. Some steroid based nasal sprays are available, not sure whether Rx in the UK. ...Read more
Getting over cold with thick post nasal drip at night. The past few nights i remember waking up multiple time s to breath. Can drip cause temp apnea?
Coughing up small green mucus balls either in early morning or late night. Mucus is mostly clear but I get chest tightness and wheezing. Asthma?
Reactive airways: meaning: your lower airways are reacting by tightening up, which could be asthma, or a reaction to an upper airways inflammation, as sinusitis, either way, you need to see your doctor for evaluation and prescription medications as bronchodilators and probably antibiotics, best wishes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor ASAP: If you're having a sudden change in your breathing - 911 to the hospital immediately. If the breathing problems have been gradual over days to weeks, especially if it's worse when lying down and you notice your feet swollen, we worry about the heart having trouble pumping (and fluid is backing up in the lungs and the rest of your body). Time to see your doctor asap to get examined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in my stomach at night releived by drinking peppermint tea and belching. Wake up at night due to pain. What is it?
Yes: The a.m mucus sample is usually concentrated and thus may look yellow. IN the presence of a sinus infection, the mucus (when present) should be consistently yellow or green. ...Read more
What causes a feeling of blocked nose and throat nearly all the time but worse at night? Also spitting up clear mucus
Rhinitis: Rhinitis is a common cause for nasal congestion and post nasal drip. Allergic rhinitis to dust mite can cause increased symptoms while sleeping on a dust mite infested pillow and matteress. Pillow and matteress covers can be used to decrease exposure. Vasomotor rhinitis can also lead to increased nasal congestion while head is in the supine position during sleep as well as post nasal drip. ...Read more
Wake up every morning with thick stringy white mucus, partial stuffy nose. Difficult to swallow. On antihistamines and take nasal spray?
Indoor allergy?: Frequently indoor allergies manifest as night time or morning symptoms of congestion, nasal discharge and post nasal drip. While medications are helpful (antihistamines and nasal sprays), allergy testing (for dust mite, mold, feathers, etc) to identify if there is a specific trigger could lead to avoidance measures resulting in improvement with less medications! ...Read more
What would cause waking up choking on my own spit? This has happened at night after a few hours of sleep. I wake up coughing and coughing. Mainly at night rarely during the day if at all. I have no cold or congestion.
GERD: Also called gastroesophageal reflux disease. Common symptoms such as heartburn, bloating and sour or bitter-tasting acid backing up into your throat or mouth are the key to the diagnosis of acid reflux disease. The good news is a treatable condition. Rec.: see your pcp for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I am experiencing nasal congestion, sneezing, cough (worsened by: lying flat, in the evening, at night) (quality: with phelgm or mucus) , ear ache...
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