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Pharynx Function In Respiratory System
Homedepot WarehouseJob Lots cement and dust. My throat feels like its closing all the time How do I help the throat?I get Uper respiratory infec. Lots
Work Safety: You need to speak with your employer about work safety for all of your coworkers. Cement dust can cause serious problems and you should wear gloves, goggles and an approved N95 mask to avoid this particulate matter. According to OSHA, you should also make sure you eat in an area that does not contain this dust to avoid ingesting it. Consider a change of profession but protect yourself. Good luck. ...Read more
Dark brown mucous from my throat. I do not smoke and my exposure to pollutants is average. I do not feel any other respiratory issue. Please help.
A respiratory therapist told me that THC can cause your throat to swell and restrict your airways when inhaled. Can this also happen when ingested ?
Not unless allergic: The smoke is part of the problem causing airway issues. Ingestion does not create the same issues. ...Read more
2wks ago cleaned up (i think) black mold w/o adequate respiratory ppe.Have had a nonproductive cough since.Throat burns.Should i worry or do anything?
Mold allergy: You might have become allergic to the molds leading to upper and/or lower respiratory illnesses. If this persists for another 2 weeks or getting unbearable , see an allergist. ...Read more
I've had an itch in my throat for months.Treated for GERD still have the itch.I read about rrp how likely is it to have recurrent respiratory papilloma?
SUPER unlikely: Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis is a very rare problem involving the hpv virus (usually type 6 or 11) in the airway. There are juvenile and adult forms. They most commonly present with breathing difficulties (tiring out quickly with activity) or hoarseness. I have never once heard of a patient with rrp complaining of an itchy throat. Reflux is still top contender, or maybe a food allergy. ...Read more
I'm concerned that mold or other pollutants are causing me respiratory issues. When I'm at home, I have a constant urge to clear my throat. When I do, there are greenish-grey specks spread throughout the sputum. This has been ongoing for a little over a m
Mold is possible: This could be mold - check for leakage in your walls and wetness which can promote mold growth. Also some have sensitivity to formaldehyde which is in building materials - especially those from China. You might need to have a building consultant/engineer to test your house. ...Read more
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