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Mucus In Larynx
Allergic rhinitis: Sounds like allergic rhinitis or if you're a smoker then it maybe chronic bronchitis. If you don't smoke, then it can be treated by avoiding allergens, especially pollen dust, and other household triggers or you may see your primary doc and be given a nasal corticosteroid spray which are usually quite effective. ...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
Can trouble swallowing, body aches, excess mucus in throat , cough. And green phlegm mean throat cancer?
Not likely : These symptoms are more indicative of infection (either viral or bacterial). Cancers can lead to a secondary infection though, and if they don't fully resolve with time or treatment you should consider bringing this possibility up with your provider, especially if you smoke. ...Read more
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
NO: H-pylori is a bacterium in the stomach which is associated with stomach ulcers or excess gastric acid production. Occasionally some the excess stomach acid can back up into the throat and cause a sensation of a "lump in the throat" similar to the sensation of excess mucous in the throat. You should seek medical attention to diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more
Runny nose with (nasal congestion), headache, sneezing, sore throat in the morning only. Occasional blood tinged mucous embedded on floor of throat?
Nasal cancer or bening? Small amounts of blood tinged mucus in the morning when blowing nose 3 wks. No congestion or runny nose. Minor post nasal drip
Not really: As anxiety is more known to "dry" the mouth making speaking difficult. On the other hand, in your case, anxiety may trigger a reflexive "clearing" throat irritating the pharynx enough to produce excessive mucous. An allergic reaction and/or viral infection should be ruled out. Get your gp have your throat examined first & then see a mental health professional 2 get help w/ your anxiety. ...Read more
Could be: If this is an ongoing or recurrent problem then allergy is possible. If it's quite new then infection is more likely especially at this time of year. Your doctor would take factors like duration, family history, exposures, physical findings and more into account to make a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bloody mucus in morning followed by a day of pain.No nasal congestion.Bad smell lingers in nose.Inflammation of stomach and esophagus. Happening 2mths
Have acid reflux. Cough, choke, gag and expel lots of phlem/mucus. Developed gurgle in throat which expels lots of mucus when I cough, for 30+ days. e?
Some slight indigestion, burning in throat. History of mucous buildup in throat, coughing, spitting. Asthma, panic disorder, had pneumonia 2x in 7 mo ?
Postnasal drip: most common reason why there is phlegm in the back of the throat is mucus coming from the nasal area (postnasal drip) that is thick and dries up. Steam inhalation will help get this up and clear the nasal-throat passageway ...Read more