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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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Had frequent urge to clear mucus out of my throat. Started 2 and a half months ago with a Strep throat and didn't stop after.Is this anything serious?

Had frequent urge to clear mucus out of my throat. Started 2 and a half months ago with a Strep throat and didn't stop after.Is this anything serious?

Not serious: does not sound serious. If it is bothersome look for the cause. It is called postnasal drip which can come from sinus infection or allergy. To learn how to treat the cause visit us@www.ehacstl.com ...Read more

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Hello. I have strep throat and Whenever I hack up mucus (I do this all the time instead of blowing my noise) some blood shows on the mucus. Help?

Hello. I have strep throat and Whenever I hack up mucus (I do this all the time instead of blowing my noise) some blood shows on the mucus. Help?

Common problem.: I assume you are on antibiotics. If not you need to be. Small amounts of blood in the mucus are common with infections of the nose and throat. IF you have a lot of bleeding or you still have fever after 72 hours, can't swallow liquids, shortness of breath etc. call doc right away or get seen again. This should clear up as you recover. ...Read more

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When i get sick its always broncitis/strep throat. What could i get OTC that will get rid of the mucus and cough, shorten my "cold"?

When i get sick its always broncitis/strep throat. What could i get OTC that will get rid of the mucus and cough, shorten my "cold"?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Why am i spitting up mucus stuff a lot with my strep throat?

Why am i spitting up mucus stuff a lot with my strep throat?

Inflammation: Sxs of strep throat can include: pain of throat; large, red tonsils w white exudates; small red dots on roof of mouth; swollen lymph nodes on neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue or rash. Complications :infection of middle ear, sinuses, tonsils, skin, blood as well as scarlet fever, inflammation of kidney (glomerulonephritis) ; eventually rheumatic fever. ...Read more

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I had been treated for strep throat 4wks ago but still have pain and headaches and have coughed up bloody mucus and noticed tonsil stones. HELP?

I had been treated for strep throat 4wks ago but still have pain and headaches and have coughed up bloody mucus and noticed tonsil stones. HELP?

Strep: You may have a sinus problem that is causing bloody mucus, headaches and formation of tonsillar stones.Consult your doctor or an ear nose and throat specialist for help ...Read more

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Green Mucus (Definition)

Yellow or green drainage from the nose is a symptom in which the mucous coming out of the nose is thicker than clear mucous, and also is yellowish or greenish in color. This may mean that the runny nose is starting to dry up. However, if there is a lot of yellow or green drainage, there may be a nasal ...Read more


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Strep Throat (Definition)

It's a throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds rapidly to most antibiotics. There can be a number of other bacteria involved in addition to strep so a regular culture (not just a quick strep ...Read more