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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

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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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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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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Best treatment to heal scars on mucous membrane in mouth?

Best treatment to heal scars on mucous membrane in mouth?

Time: Mucous membrane scars typically heal very well over time. They just need time. ...Read more

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I am experiencing wheezing, rattling in lungs, coughing up brown and bloody mucous. What is best OTC treatment?

I am experiencing wheezing, rattling in lungs, coughing up brown and bloody mucous.     What is best OTC treatment?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I push extremely thick&sticky mucus from my sinuses out of my nose & throat &i sound congested. What is this? Antibiotics & spray haven't helped

I push extremely thick&sticky mucus from my sinuses  out of my nose & throat &i sound congested. What is this? Antibiotics & spray  haven't helped

Many possibilities: Without more information it is hard to know for sure. One possibility is that you have a sinus infection and the antibiotic you were put on was not effective. Another possibility is it may be an allergic issue and the spray (assuming it was a steroid spray) couldn't get in your nose well enough to work. I strongly recommend you see an ENT doctor for a complete nasal evaluation. ...Read more

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Throat clearing & thick mucus PND sensation. Symptoms disappear when I lie down or eat!? Tried all ENT and GI treatments. Is it a nerve/mental issue?

Throat clearing & thick mucus PND sensation. Symptoms disappear when I lie down or eat!? Tried all ENT and GI treatments. Is it a nerve/mental issue?

Explanation : Your symptoms are represent chronic condition most likely related to ENT area. Sometimes it required long term treatment with steroids- nasal spray. Please, make appointment with Doctor for reevaluation. And treatment makes take few months. ...Read more

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I am getting mucous in my stool.What is the cause and please suggest some treatment. ?

I am getting mucous in my stool.What is the cause and please suggest some treatment. ?

Don't panic: Mucous is made by the colon and sometimes means that the colon is inflamed or irritable. I would get checked out by your doctor or a gastroenterologist to be safe. ...Read more

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I am going to have surgical treatment of mucous cyst here in pakistan. The thing is that do the stitches on lip change the shape of your lip?

I am going to have surgical treatment of mucous cyst here in pakistan. The thing is that do the stitches on lip change the shape of your lip?

Depends: It'll be surgeon dependent and you'll need to speak to your surgeon in pakistan what their preference of excision of cyst on lip. Typically, there shouldn't be a large defect especially with the size seen in your photo. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I am way too conscious of my appearance. Please tell me, does the surgical treatment of mucous cyst of lip ruins your look in any way? The stitches?

Size and location: The size and location of the cyst will usually dictate the answer. Most mucous cysts are rather small and incision usually leaves little to no scars. If removed with a diode laser, no sutures are usually needed. If a scalpel is used, very thin sutures may be used. This is a very common procedure and discuss the details with your dentist. ...Read more

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Anal sex, now much mucous from rectum. Recently diagnoised with Herpes 2, Does anal cavity need special treatment?

Anal sex, now much mucous from rectum.  Recently diagnoised with Herpes 2,   Does anal cavity need special treatment?

May be: It would be prudent to see a doctor to ensure that there are no wounds in the anal canal or rectum. If you acquired Herpes 2, you should get tested for other sexually transmitted diseases also. ...Read more

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I have a large mucous retention cyst in my sinus cavity. What is this, would it cause the headaches I've been having lately, and what's the treatment?

I have a large mucous retention cyst in my sinus cavity. What is this, would it cause the headaches I've been having lately, and what's the treatment?

We see them often: Causes of retention cysts are unknown; as much as we think allergy plays a role others appear to have no association. . Usually they aren't painful themselves; but they can enlarge, block passages and contribute to formation of sinus infections, similar to nasal polyps. Headaches? Maybe. Depends. Usually not. Options: oral steroids, surgery, allergy shots; some recommend do nothing. See ENT. ...Read more

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Any change in temperature or humidity makes my ears 'pop open' after a couple of hours. A 'misty' mucous forms in my nasal passages. Any treatment?

Any change in temperature or humidity makes my ears 'pop open' after a couple of hours. A 'misty' mucous forms in my nasal passages. Any treatment?

A decongestive: oral medication can help (anti-histamine /decongestive eg Xyrtec D) as well as a NASAL spray like AFRIN! Discuss with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Seborrheic keratosis inside the mucous membrane of labia minora with follow up every6 months, is it acceptable diagnosis for black spot?Any treatment?

Seborrheic keratosis inside the mucous membrane of labia minora with follow up every6 months, is it acceptable diagnosis for black spot?Any treatment?

Seborrhoic keratosis: Treatment usually isn' t necessary. However, if lesion bleeds or becomes irritating you can have it removed through various methods including laser. ...Read more

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I suffer from chronic mucus. I also can't drink cold drinks and can't eat cold food. Is it a therapy ?

I suffer from chronic mucus.
I also can't drink cold drinks and can't eat cold food.
Is it a therapy ?

Chronic congestion: If you have this on a chronic basis, it may be either allergies or a sinus infection. See your md so you have hte coect diagnosis to start with and that way you know how to treat it. ...Read more

Thick Sticky Mucus (Definition)

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 ...Read more