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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

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