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Mucus Feeling In Back Of Throat
Sore throat, feeling is mucus in back of throat. When I get it out, it's yellow,very chunky and has streaks of blood. Cause?
Likely viral: Viral infections can cause inflammation of the throat along with yellowish/thick mucus / postnasal drip, and even streaks of blood. If you develop high fever or severe difficulty swallowing or significant blood, seek medical attention. Other wise, try salt water gargles, humidifier, and neti pot. Take Care! ...Read more
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
I have been clearing my throat with a feeling of mucus in back of throat. Clogged up feeling with behind ear pain. Crackling sound with exhaling.
Constant feeling of mucus at the back of my throat that doesn't come out. Due to sinus issues? Is this causing the ringing?
Possibly: The drainage may be affecting your eustachian tubes causing them to be inflammed. This may be why your ears ring. ...Read more
Every morning (for the past 2 years)I wake up with severe drainage feeling and clogged up mucus in the the back of my throat. What could this be?
Having a lot of mucus in throat. I've had a cough for almost 3 weeks now. Whenever I cough, it's this itching feeling in the back of my throat. Why?
Consult physician: Although I agree that this may be early GERD, it also sounds very much like reflex coughing from post nasal drip and allergies. You can try a daily dose of generic Claritin (loratadine) for 1-2 weeks and see if the helps. Please stop using ibuprfofen, since this can aggravate GERD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can: You can take it as directed and if you don't feel better consult your doctor ...Read more
Stuff going up/down: Upper respiratory issues (sinusitis, allergies) causing mucus drainage down the throat or acid reflux up the throat can commonly result in those symptoms. Acid reflux or "silent reflux" commonly causes throat clearing, sensation of something stuck in throat, voice changes, post-nasal drip or phlegm in throat, and cough. Stay hydrated and see your doc! ...Read more
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