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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

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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I have a cold, what should I do! my throat is clot up with mucus, runny nose and my throat is very sore! any treatments you recommend?

I have a cold, what should I do! my throat is clot up with mucus, runny nose and my throat is very sore! any treatments you recommend?

Fluids and Rest: Modern science has not yet found a cure for the common cold. Symptom relief is possible with decongestants/antihistamines, chloraspetic for sore throats, and tylenol for fevers and pain. If the symptoms persist for more than a few days then you should see your doctor and make sure you dont have strep throat or some other treatable illness. However strep does not usually cause a runny nose. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a hoarse throat?

What is the best treatment for a hoarse throat?

Voice rest: And salt water gargles and rest.If this is not a result of cheering for your team then it may be the start of a viral sore throat.Back to answer # 1:voice rest, warm saline gargles and personal rest.I'd also advise chicken noodle soup as well.If mom can prepare it you'll recover faster. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for tight throat?

What is the best treatment for tight throat?

See your doctor.: You have to find out what's causing it. You should see your doctor right away because this could signal heart disease. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for an itchy throat that also induces phlegm?

ANTIHISTAMIN//DECONG: Most of the time itchy throat and phlegm are due to allergy and antihistamines and decongestants may help the sumptoms. ...Read more

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Is throat pain and swelling normal as a result of benign migratory glossitis? And what is the best treatment?

Is throat pain and swelling normal as a result of benign migratory glossitis? And what is the best treatment?

No: They should not be related. See your family md or ENT md. Throat swelling can be serious and life-threatening. Call now. If this worsens, go to er. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment of sore throat during common cold ?

What is the best treatment of sore throat during common cold


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Sore throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a sore throat? No fever. It has been happening for weeks.

You : You may be dealing with a bacterial infection (i.e. Strep throat). This requires antibiotic therapy, however you will need to see a doctor for testing in order to determine if this is the cause. In the meantime try over the counter Ibuprofen or motrin. Also try gargling with warm salt water. I hope you are better soon. ...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