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Clogged ears mucus and stuff nose what do I do to clear it up?

Clogged ears mucus and stuff nose what do I do to clear it up?

URTI: It could be due to upper respiratory viral syndrome(urti). It usually gets better in 3-5 days, but if this persists you may need to see a doctor. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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How to deal with constant feeling of lump in throat and chronic post nasal drip where you are always clearing your throat and always needing to spit up stuff?

How to deal with constant feeling of lump in throat and chronic post nasal drip where you are always clearing your throat and always needing to spit up stuff?

Possibly allergies: Your postnasal drip could be from allergies, or from a chronic sinusitis. If you know that you have allergies, you can try an antihistamine such as loratadine or cetirizine, both over the counter. You can also try an over the counter nasal steroid, which can help both allergies and a chronic sinusitis. IF not improving, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause soar throat spitting blood wheezing need to clear throat constant, constant cough, tenderness to touch trouble swallowing for 8 months?

What can cause soar throat spitting blood wheezing need to clear throat constant, constant cough, tenderness to touch trouble swallowing for 8 months?

Mgt: You should be seen asap by your PCP and a pulmonary specialist. Cytologies and TB testing should be included when sampling airway secretions. ...Read more

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What is a postinfectious productive cough? When will the phlegm clear? I hate having to keep clearing my throat

What is a postinfectious productive cough? When will the phlegm clear? I hate having to keep clearing my throat

Cough after cold: A postinfectious cough is one that happens after a normal cold and can last anywhere from 3-8 weeks. Once your doc makes sure nothing else is going on - like pneumonia or pertussis - then usually it's helping the symptoms. Rest assured, this usually goes away on its own. Antibiotics don't usually help, but certain inhalers can. ...Read more

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Constant Phlegm in throat, very itchy or burn throat, violent cough to clear phlegm and breath out deeply to clear phlegm. 2 weeks of these symptoms. ?

Constant Phlegm in throat, very itchy or burn throat, violent cough to clear phlegm and breath out deeply to clear phlegm. 2 weeks of these symptoms. ?

Drink more fluids: There are other questions that need to be answered. Why speech deficit and vision loss? If this was due to a stroke or other problem, The simple answer is to drink more liquids, especially tepid water and take Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM and an antihistamine to help liquify the mucous and decrease the itch. If it continues you should see an otolaryngologist to determine if there is a diverticulum ...Read more

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I been having the urge to clear mucus out of my throat, went to see ENT doctor and he told me to go to voice therapy? WHY?

I been having the urge to clear mucus out of my throat, went to see ENT doctor and he told me to go to voice therapy? WHY?

Globus pharyngeus?: Wondering if the diagnosis was globus pharyngeus? There is evidence that voice therapy can help reduce its impact and frequency when physiological factors cannot identified. Some sucess has been shown for these options in certain circumstances. Recommend checking out the following article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3360444/ ...Read more

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Have a sore throat and chest cough and lately have been coughing so much i've been throwing up yellow phlegm....What do I need to do to feel better?

Have a sore throat and chest cough and lately have been coughing so much i've been throwing up yellow phlegm....What do I need to do to feel better?

See your doctor: Likely have an upper resp tract infection. Ge fluids, good nutrtion, antioxidant in your diet. Try otc cough pill or syrup if not better in 24 hs get assistance. ...Read more

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Voice comes and goes constantly throughout the day. I feel like I have to clear my throat to be able to talk properly again, doesn't always work.

Voice comes and goes constantly throughout the day. I feel like I have to clear my throat to be able to talk properly again, doesn't always work.

Voice variation: Could be post nasal drip(PND) . Would consider elevating head of bed when sleeping,taking zyrtec once a day, wearing a mask around dusty areas, keeping a food diary as in some people diary or other food cause nasal congestion . Consider ranitidine an antireflux medication as in some reflux causes PND f/u/ w/ doc/ENT ...Read more

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Cough with phlegm coming from my sinus what can I take to clear up ?

Cough with phlegm coming from my sinus what can I take to clear up ?

Depends: If symptoms have lasted less than 7days, use Ibuprofen 400 3 times a day for 3days, then as needed. Take 2 showers a day, as warm as you can tolerate, run the water right on your face to heat and and humidify the mucous, so you can cough it up and blow your nose more easily, then put mentholatum right under your nostrils. The eucalyptus in mentholatum works. If symptoms worse and > 10d, see doc. ...Read more

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Woke up with scratchy thoart today slight cough and some drainage . I do have aniexty so worry my thoart going to swell shut and won't be able to brea?

Woke up with scratchy thoart today slight cough and some drainage . I do have aniexty so worry my thoart going to swell shut and won't be able to brea?

ALMOST NEVER: see a doctor for a proper evaluation, and treatment,and a peace of mind sore throat almost never lead to a swelling that lead to shutting down your throat and affecting your breathing. only anaphlactic reaction can do that. so see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have to constantly clear my voice or it gets croaky and 'phlegmy'. How can I keep my throat clear?

I have to constantly clear my voice or it gets croaky and 'phlegmy'. How can I keep my throat clear?

Post nasal drip: You should consult a physician. You may be suffering from allergies and postnasal drip.. Allergy medication like antihistamine and nasal spray and neti poti sinus rinse can help. Consult a physician or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Is a loose cough enough or do you need to spit out the flem to rid our lungs of fluid? I can't get the flem out.

Is a loose cough enough or do you need to spit out the flem to rid our lungs of fluid? I can't get the flem out.

Clearing: Your lungs is good, expectorating perhaps best, but what you don't you swallow. Thick, tenacious mucus can clog and cling to bronchi, and ultimately if successful, block them leading to pneumonia or lobar collapse. Expectorants help liquefy and loosen. Vigorous cooughing can hurt and even fracture your ribs. But, better than pneumomia. ...Read more

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How do your clear your throat after throwing up?

How do your clear your throat after throwing up?

Unclear...: Not sure exactly what you mean but if you have residual vomit in your throat, you could take a drink of a small amount of a beverage of your choice or gargle with some mouthwash. If you mean something different, then please re-submit your question or post a comment. ...Read more

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Do I need to see a doctor for sore throat and puss on tonsils ?

Do I need to see a doctor for sore throat and puss on tonsils ?

Tonsils: Yes -- if you have pus (exudate) on your tonsils, this may be due to strep or mono and is best evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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When i cough some yello phlegm goes out. Does that mean that i need to go to the doctor to get some antibiotics ?

When i cough some yello phlegm goes out. Does that mean that i need to go to the doctor to get some antibiotics ?

Cough: The occasional production of yellow phlegm may indicate infection, but the picture need to be viewed in entirety. If there is fever, productive cough, and malaise which persists, then you ought to visit your doctor. The occasional production of yellow phlegm does not, in itself, indicate the need for antibiotics. ...Read more

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What preventive action you should take when you feel like getting throat infection, have slight cough, irritation, and flem ?

What preventive action you should take when you feel like getting throat infection, have slight cough, irritation, and flem
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Symptom control: There's not much you can do at that point except to buy some throat lozenges, cough medicine, and decongestants. Some people swear by things like echinacea, vitamin c, or zinc, but the evidence for them is weak. ...Read more

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