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Thick Sticky Mucus (Overview)

Thick sticky mucus is mucus that has less water in it, so the mucus doesn't flow out of the nose or other places (it may be stuck in place for a longer time).


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I have white thick sticky mucus looking stuff inside my vagina?

I have white thick sticky mucus looking stuff inside my vagina?

Go see a doctor: This way you can find out if something is wrong and then you can get educated about what is normal and abnormal. ...Read more

Thick Sticky Mucus (Overview)

Thick sticky mucus is mucus that has less water in it, so the mucus doesn't flow out of the nose or other places (it may be stuck in place for a longer time).


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What can I do to treat thick sticky mucus in my nose and throat?

What can I do to treat thick sticky mucus in my nose and throat?

Thin the mucus: Hydration- drink plenty of water, avoid antihistamines, and try things like Guaifenesin tabs otc which thins the secretions. ...Read more

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I have white thick sticky mucus looking stuff inside my vagina?

Go see a doctor: This way you can find out if something is wrong and then you can get educated about what is normal and abnormal. ...Read more

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Stuffy nose with clear thick sticky mucus sometimes I cough up same mucus a few times a day hardly any color just white particles sometime some green?

Stuffy nose with clear thick sticky mucus sometimes I cough up same mucus a few times a day hardly any color just white particles  sometime some green?

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If they continue for more than 10-12 days, you may visit your PCP. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat thick sticky mucus in my nose and throat?

Thin the mucus: Hydration- drink plenty of water, avoid antihistamines, and try things like Guaifenesin tabs otc which thins the secretions. ...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