What should you do if you have chronic secretion in the throat problem, slade or mucus in the throat? This article has an answer, slade or secretion that the body produces. from glands producing secretions located in the lining of the respiratory tract the presence of phlegm or chronic neck slade may be caused by disease or some condition as follows UFABET
1. Allergic rhinitis and non-allergic rhinitis (non-allergic rhinitis)
Because the mucous membranes of patients with this disease are unusually sensitive. (hyperreactivity of nasal mucosa) when exposed to allergens or various irritants Will stimulate the mucus glands in the nose. which may flow out of the anterior part of the nose or postnasal drip, where mucus flows down the throat will become a slade or phlegm in the neck itself which are usually clear or opaque, except in the morning when the patient wakes up It may become cloudy due to the retention of mucus or phlegm in the nose or throat for a long time.
2. Sinusitis (rhinosinusitis)
Because this disease is an inflammation of the nasal mucosa and sinuses, which will stimulate the mucus glands. To have phlegm flowing down the throat as in Item 1. In addition, secretions from the sinuses May pass through the opening of the sinuses in the nasal cavity and flow down the throat to become sputum. which are usually green or yellow all the time (usually indicates a bacterial infection)
3. Gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD
when acid flows up the pharynx from the esophagus Will stimulate the sputum glands in the throat to work more can cause phlegm in the throat In addition, acid reflux up to the throat. will cause inflammation of the throat mucosa The mechanism of phlegm elimination of the mucous membrane of the throat is abnormal. causing phlegm to remain in the throat, in addition, if the patient has acid reflux disease in the throat and larynx (laryngopharyngeal reflux) acid reflux outside the esophagus may reach the upper nasal mucosa And stimulate the mucus glands in the nasal cavity to work more, resulting in mucus or phlegm can flow down the throat
4. Using the wrong voice (muscle misuse dysphonia)
the use of voice in speaking a lot often causes the speaker to breathe through the mouth similar to exercising to exhaustion In which there will be breathing both through the nose and mouth, the nose, which is responsible for the air that is inhaled to moisten and warm up and filter out various irritants in the air before entering the throat therefore did not act Makes the air passing through the throat dry and cool, the body may adjust. by creating more phlegm in the neck to moisten the wall of the throat, in addition, various irritants in the air may come into direct contact with the throat and to stimulate the phlegm glands to work more
5. Chronic bronchitis (chronic bronchitis) and asthma (asthma).
Both of these diseases with chronic inflammation of the bronchial mucosa causing the bronchial mucosa of patients with this disease to be abnormally sensitive (hyperreactivity of bronchial mucosa) when exposed to allergens or various irritants Will stimulate sputum glands in the bronchial mucosa causing phlegm in the bronchi or neck all the time
6. Chronic infection in the neck ( chronic infectious pharyngitis)
such as from fungi, tuberculosis, syphilis, bacteria or virus causes chronic inflammation of the throat mucosa This may stimulate the phlegm-producing glands in the throat to work more. can cause phlegm in the throat
7. Irritation and/or chronic neck injury ( chronic irritative and/or traumatic pharyngitis)
such as exposure to chemicals, pollution, irritants exposure to high levels of chemicals, pollution or irritants, smoking, drinking alcohol, beer, or alcoholic beverages, coughing, persistent and persistent vomiting, throat tumors, fibrosis or scars in the bowels neck or even being in the room or a place with very cold weather may cause irritation or chronic injury to the neck Or may stimulate the phlegm glands in the neck to produce more phlegm than normal
It can be seen that there are many causes that cause phlegm in the throat. taking expectorant medication Therefore, it is the treatment at the end of the cause. The best expectorant is actually water. Therefore, those who have problems with phlegm in the throat Should come to see an ear, nose and throat doctor to take a history, physical examination and submit additional investigations. To obtain an accurate diagnosis of the disease that causes phlegm in the throat which treats phlegm in the throat treat according to the cause