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What is this: I eat food that I normally eat ok & randomly I have a huge level of mucus produced where I feel like I'm gonna gag. How can I prevent it?

What is this: I eat food that I normally eat ok & randomly I have a huge level of mucus produced where I feel like I'm gonna gag. How can I prevent it?

Food sensitivities: It's possible that you're having sensitivities to some foods you're eating -- and you need to learn what they are so you can prevent this problem. There are food elimination ; reintroduction diets that enable you to learn what foods your system is responding to in this way. If your primary care doctor can't help you with this, an integrative medicine doctor can. Find one: http://www. Abihm. Org/. ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

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


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Certain foods cause so much mucus I choke why?

Certain foods cause so much mucus I choke why?

Many reasons...: There are many reasons that a person might have problems chewing and swallowing her food. The problems can vary depending on one's age and her underlying disorders. A doctor can evaluate, and an ENT specialist can further check. A occupational therapist can help figure things out, and can help with treatment if needed. A video-xray done while swallowing may give good pictures of the problem. ...Read more

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What food should I avoid or take if I have mucus / slight sinus?

What food should I avoid or take if I have mucus / slight sinus?

Healthy diet: Unless you have specific allergy to a particular food, avoiding or taking particular food will not affect the mucus. For the sake of your health take fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains; less saturated fats, no tobacco and no more than one drink a day; and exercise at least 150 minutes/week. ...Read more

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Can consuming a lot of meat cause an excess of mucus? Is meat known to be a mucus causing food? Recently switched from being vegetarian.

Can consuming a lot of meat cause an excess of mucus? Is meat known to be a mucus causing food? Recently switched from being vegetarian.

No: It is not known that meat causes your body making more mucus. However if you have indigestion, consuming a large amount of meat might worsen your reflux symptoms or worsening indigestion causing more mucus production from acid reflux. ...Read more

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When I want to burp I always end up burping food and thick clear mucus.... What symptoms are they?

When I want to burp I always end up burping food and thick clear mucus.... What symptoms are they?

Acid reflux: Your symptoms could be caused by acid reflux. Certain foods, activities, medications and conditions that increase pressure in your abdomen can trigger reflux. An over the counter acid reflux medication may help your symptoms, but see your doctor for evaluation if you are not relieved or if your symptoms change or worsen. ...Read more

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I have a clear mucus in my slavia that smells really bad like spoiled food or sewage what is it how can I get rid of of it?

I have a clear mucus in my slavia that smells really bad like spoiled food or sewage what is it how can I get rid of of it?

You may have: post nasal drip/ sinus congestion, acid reflux, chronic bronchitis etc. Taking care of the primary cause will solve the bad smell. Go see your Dr for a check up. Take care!

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So what's a good home remedy for mucus and body aches I don't really like taking medicine because I feel like I take longer to get better but what food?

Oil of oregano: The body aches make me think you may have an infection. In the absence of infection, you can try mucus with three drops of oil of oregano under your tongue twice daily. ...Read more

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I gag and can't swallow certain foods I will choke and cough up mucus?

I gag and can't swallow certain foods I will choke and cough up mucus?

Foods: It depends on what you cannot swallow. Hard solid foods, soft foods or liquids. You may have an obstruction in your upper gastrointestinal tract. A thorough evaluation by your doctor will be need and also specify to that doctor exactly the types of foods you cannot swallow. ...Read more

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I suffer from chronic mucus. I also can't drink cold drinks and can't eat cold food. Is it a therapy?

Chronic congestion: If you have this on a chronic basis, it may be either allergies or a sinus infection. See your md so you have hte coect diagnosis to start with and that way you know how to treat it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have orange and green stool on the same strand of stool and mucus all around it with undigested food?

Is it normal to have orange and green stool on the same strand of stool and mucus all around it with undigested food?

Not normal.: That does not sound normal. If that's been persistent, it would behoove you to see a Gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Is there any fruit or food that can reduce production of mucus in lungs or any food which helps to remove mucus from lung?

Is there any fruit or food that can reduce production of mucus in lungs or any food which helps to remove mucus from lung?

Food not a factor: Foods are not a factor in production of mucus in the lungs nor do foods help in removing it. Steam inhalation may help loosen the mucus and make it easier to come out. ...Read more

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Enlarged tonsils? There are permanently huge and food and mucus stick to them but no dr. Wants to remove them, what can I do?

Enlarged tonsils? There are permanently huge and food and mucus stick to them but no dr. Wants to remove them, what can I do?

Live: This is a common problem and you are not alone. But, what is also very common is death from anesthesia and bleeding after tonsillectomy in too many adults like you. Your surgeons are being appropriately cautious and this is not a punishment. They are not being 'mean' or bad doctors. You are in a predicament that may be one you can learn to live with and find what others do with same situation. ...Read more

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I have low thyroid & I hernia serveral yrs one bite of certain (most)foods I gag on huge amount of mucus. Which is causing it?

I have low thyroid & I hernia serveral yrs one bite of certain (most)foods I gag on huge amount of mucus. Which is causing it?

Maybe neither....: I'm not sure I have enough information to tell you what is going on. What type of hernia? Do you have problems swallowing? Or just a gag reflex? This is probably better suited for an in-person visit to determine what is going on. Sorry nobody has helped thus far. ...Read more

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Have been eatting many fatty foods so now I am constipated and have been for quite sometime. Could this cause excess mucus stool?

Have been eatting many fatty foods so now I am constipated and have been for quite sometime. Could this cause excess mucus stool?

It usually doesn't: It would be a good idea to cut back on the fatty foods and add fiber to your diet, to improve the constipation, though. Fruits/veggies and whole grains. ...Read more

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Been having excess mucus after I eat almost anything. Is it an allergy to the food? Had it tonight with sweet potato. Or could it be bc of GERD?

Been having excess mucus after I eat almost anything. Is it an allergy to the food? Had it tonight with sweet potato. Or could it be bc of GERD?

Hard to know: Secretions from the nasal mucosa that increase after a meal is usually due to firing of nerves related to food digestion, but that have side effects in the nose. Its called gustatory rhinitis and is treatable with nasal medication if severe or bothersome. Acid reflux can certainly worsen rhinitis, but usually not immediately unless there is also heartburn/metalic taste. Not food allergy. ...Read more

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Can't keep food in my body. After every meal, I end up running to the bathroom in pain, and its very loose. And there is a lot of mucus in my stool.

Can't keep food in my body. After every meal, I end up running to the bathroom in pain, and its very loose. And there is a lot of mucus in my stool.

Stool urgency: If this is an acute problem, it is most likely due to an infectious cause, most of which resolve spontaneously it a few days. If it is a long-term problem, though, you may have irritable bowel syndrome. If so, try increasing your fiber intake, along with extra fluids. If this doesn't work, or if it is an acute problem which does not go away in a few days, see your physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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I noticed a flat brown disc shaped form, with a center, like sunny side egg. 1/2 in" - not food, and also red blood and mucus in my stool. What is it?

I noticed a flat brown disc shaped form, with a center, like sunny side egg. 1/2 in" - not food, and also red blood and mucus in my stool. What is it?

Hard to say: If you have saved it take it into your doctor's office for pathology. Have your doctor examine the area. It may have been a polyp. Arrange to see a GI specialist to look at your colon. All the best. ...Read more

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What is the clear thick mucus when I throw up? Happens when some food upsets my stomach.

What is the clear thick mucus when I throw up? Happens when some food upsets my stomach.

Phlegm: Mucous and phlegm are secreated by the upper and lower airways. It will drain down your throat into your stomach. It can include the mucous made by your stomach as well. ...Read more

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After adding fibre to my diet I'm experiencing the strangest bowel movements. Passing a lot of food whole&mucus. Bwhat am I doing wrong?

After adding fibre to my diet I'm experiencing the strangest bowel movements. Passing a lot of food whole&mucus. Bwhat am I doing wrong?

Change in motility: Fiber, of both water soluble and water insoluble variety, provides health benefits. Fiber accelerates how quickly food transits through the gut. Fiber adds bulk to stool and improves bowel regularity. Fiber can be used as an adjunct to weight loss by filling you up without excess calories, and in so doing restricting fat intake. But too much fiber can make you gassy and increase stool volume. ...Read more

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White mucus? After my food poisining yesterday I've been constipated with lots of gas & just white mucus comes out not a lot just with farts!

Should resolve: After a food poisoning episode, some mucousy discharge may be normal, and should resolve in time as the healing process occurs. ...Read more

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What is normal transit time from food to stool? Sometimes mine is as little as 10 hours. Fatty stool mucus urgency. Normal flex sig, and fc elastase

What is normal transit time from food to stool? Sometimes mine is as little as 10 hours. Fatty stool mucus urgency. Normal flex sig, and fc elastase

Check gallbladder: There are many causes for fatty stools which usually will come out loose. 10 hrs is actually not bad, some people have to go right after each meal. But, RUQ pain can indicate GB problem, which in turn can cause poor digestion of fat. So, avoid fatty foods, oily foods and ask a doctor to get a test for GB function. (It's a start). ...Read more

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Can chronic cattarrh and throat mucus be caused my food intolerance?

Can chronic cattarrh and throat mucus be caused my food intolerance?

Unlikely: Sounds like environmental allergies. Even food allergies do not typically cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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I throw up when I eat. I feel really nausea and I throw up food and really thick mucus. I had my gallbladder removed in 2009.?

I throw up when I eat. I feel really nausea and I throw up food and really thick mucus. I had my gallbladder removed in 2009.?

Pylorospasm possible: You may be experiencing pylorospasm.
If the vomiting is somewhat projectile it may
be due to spasm of the pyloric valve at the
entrance to the duodenum. ...Read more