It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Colds & Flu Message Board

Mucus flow

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-01-2010, 06:11 AM   #1
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 3
kashyapbs HB User
Mucus flow

I have a peculiar problem. When I have common cold, mucus flows from nose to mouth and throat. It doesn't come out from nose. When this happens ther will be lot of irritation at the junction between nose and mouth. Pls let me know if this can be solved.


Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 08-01-2010, 08:52 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Winnipeg, Canada
Posts: 4,745
quincy HB Userquincy HB Userquincy HB Userquincy HB Userquincy HB Userquincy HB Userquincy HB Userquincy HB Userquincy HB Userquincy HB Userquincy HB User
Re: Mucus flow

You can try a nasal lavage by using a neti pot.

Sudafed, which is a decongestant will help.

Drink enough water.

You could have allergies or a reactive system of your upper airways...kind of a double whammy.

Taking vitamins such as C, A, zinc could help.

When you do have a cold, you could take products such as Cold FX, echinacea or Cold Immune from Sisu.

Products that are expectorants will help. In the US, Mucinex is one.

I think we all have the same problem with colds.

It's all a matter of perspective!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Old 08-03-2010, 07:26 AM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Te
Posts: 11
Pat1938 HB User
Re: Mucus flow

I have the same problem. My salvation is Asterpro nose spray 2xd on each side. This is a RX. I,also,take musinex,1xd--and if I develop chest congestion I take benedryl to dry up my flow at night. I take robitussin DM for adults if I am tickling at night to help me sleep. I finally went to an allergist and he suggested the above treatment. You might check with your doctor if you have a heart condition before taking the above meds.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
nose is full of mucus when i sleep and wont come out fletcher1985 Ear, Nose & Throat 7 02-22-2010 06:48 AM
Alleviating Mucus in Throat cathyc2468 Acid Reflux / GERD 7 07-14-2008 04:29 PM
Mucus/phlegm causing insatiable hunger and extreme lethargy ozzie3001 Colds & Flu 1 01-27-2008 08:03 PM
Constant Mucus and Throat clearing! christine25 Environmental Disorders 21 04-30-2007 06:42 AM
Doctor advice tug-o-war (bronchitis/mucus buildup) Intothepit Open to All Other Health Topics 7 11-12-2006 11:07 AM
mucus in eye in morning artsykid Eye & Vision 3 04-02-2006 07:54 AM
whats mucus mean? apriltones Asthma 7 01-15-2006 12:14 PM
Spotting, mucus, aches and pains....gggrrrr 1awesomegranny Menopause 23 08-31-2005 06:28 PM
Mucus, Mucus I'm sooo sick of Mucus! Arent we all? HarajukuGurl2005 Asthma 4 05-14-2005 06:38 PM
mucus w/ a little blood in stool jayboy557 Bowel Disorders 1 01-18-2005 06:50 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:14 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!