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Thick Mucus In Back Of Throat
? Sinus disease: And the thick mucus draining at the back of his throat is coming from his upper airway, nasal cavity and sinuses, so better get seen by his doctor for evaluation, usually saline nasal wash can help, but if he he has bacterial sinusitis/rhinitis, antibiotics would be needed, good luck ...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
Why am i getting thick mucus dripping from back of throat into my mouth. it has now become very salty at times i gag and event vomit bile in mornings trying to cough it up?
I have thick mucus in the back oft throat that I cannot get rid of, I'm constantly spitting up. This has lasted many months?
Reflux: You have reflux and will need to be aggressively treated to get rid of the globus type sensation. See my other answers with reflux in the titles. You will need Prilosec twice a day and Zantac at night for a minimum of three months and a reassessment at this time with a scope. The ent you see will look at your larynx with a scope to confirm the diagnosis before he or she starts you on treatment. ...Read more
Could gastritis and acid reflux be the cause of slightly discolored mucus in the mornings? Thick mucus in the back of my throat when i wake up.
No: Coming from airway and if clears easily don't worry about it. ...Read more
Im 4wk post op septoplasty / turbinate reduction and recently got a cold. I have thick bloody mucus running down back of throat. Is this normal?
I've had thick mucus stuck in the back of my throat the past few days. I typically hydrate well. Is there anything else i can do to thin it out?
I have sticky thick clear mucus at the back of my throat. My nose is blocked but not running. It hurts to eat. Feels like a giant ball of mucus?
I have had thick yellow mucus in the back of my throat all year round, which can often be hard to clear and swallow. ?
See doc: It would be wise to have an ENT physician examine you. Post nasal drip, sinus infection and chronic pharyngitis should be considered and are treatabe. Increasing fluid intake will make the mucous less thick. Mucomyst, an over the counter medication may help thin the mucous also. ...Read more
I've been having a really bad rotten taste in the back of my throat. I started producing thick, white phlegm/mucus. What could this be?
Infection: You could have an infection of the tonsil or sinus. Be checked by a doctor. ...Read more
Matter from (sinus?) blocks air passage back throat forced to cough up vs. Choke - no mucus, infection or congestion. 1x2cm (3mm thick) - what r pos.?
Allergy bs dryness : You could have allergies or it even sounds more likely that you are breathing in very dry air and your nasal passages are drying out and you are crusting way up inside. When they loosen up when you awaken you swallow them and cough them out. Put a cool mist humidifier in your bedroom and get checked by an ENT to be sure there is nothing else wrong. ...Read more
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