Mucus and discomfort in the throat: What can I do?

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Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone had any advice for me. Recently I've been having trouble with constant mucus and a feeling of discomfort in the throat. Does anyone else have this? Do you have any good remedies?

Thanks.

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Mucus and discomfort in the throat: What can I do?

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@mr1964 Hello mr1964, thank you for starting this discussion. Let me tag some members who may not have seen this yet.

Hello members, I hope you're doing well! Have you also experienced throat discomfort and mucus with your COPD? What do you do to soothe it? Do you take any medications or non-medicinal treatments to relieve it? If so, which ones? Feel free to share your experience with us here!

@Keally@Kwarpenburg@Shanaynay@afalco46@mfcmom@PinkCarnation24@roconnor0768@Hera0301@Kelley2020@RobinRenee@Sodbuster@PatriciaSantiago@Mommastruggling@CUMMINGS@Smokie58‍ 

Take care,
Courtney

Mucus and discomfort in the throat: What can I do?


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Yes I have that a lot I drink some coffee and it helps me

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I try to drink lots of water or tea all day it's make the mucus come up and out easier for me! Listerine is great since I have an inhaler  to rinse and swish with! Best wishes.. 

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HI,

I do have some mucus with my copd, I also have asthma. so during the  winter i have more mucus. is this normal?

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I constantly feel like I'm choking from all the mucus in my throat. Would a decongestant help do you think or would it just make it worse?

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I drink pineapple juice it helps, and dr prescibed mucinex, I also bout TILCARE MUCUS REMOVAL AND LUNG EXPANSION DEVICE, You can find on ebay or amazon. And don't be afraid to spit it out! I keep a plastic cup near my bed to spit up. ( a red one! don't want to see the mucus). hope this helps. 

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After three major sinus infections spurned on by the defective / recalled Philips Bi-PAP machine use, I had sinus surgery last May to clear the upper right sinus area.  For a month after the surgery, I had severe and painful bronchitis with the Pleurisy pains in the chest.  Now, over three months after the surgery,  I also have the constant mucous in the upper bronchial airways that does not go away with the traditional expectorants like Mucinex.

Among my numerous meds that I take, I have the new Breztri Aerosphere inhaler for morning and night use.  Replaced the Trelegy Ellipta due to cost when I received free meds assistance from Breztri.  I don't know if the Breztri makes the mucous worse or if it has no affect on it.  

What I have found that works to loosen up the mucous in order to expel it has been the Ventolin Albuterol rescue inhalers.  Having stocked up on that script I am able to take a shot or two, 3 or 4 times a day to clear out the throat.  

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I have bad problems with the mucus in my chest im always trying to get it broke loose but i bought a device called the breather and the air physio i started using them and it will break it loose for awhile it helps with your breathing too i don't really think there is anything that helps permanently if it is i don't know what it is does anybody have any other opinions on this

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After my last major exacerbation with the COPD and the short runs of Prednisone, my Pulmonologist prescribed a nebulizer with Albuterol for me. Three months later and still having major mucus issues in the chest/larynx, the Pulmonologist gave me samples of Ipratropium Bromide with Albuterol for the nebulizer. This really helped with the congestion and I now take it with the nebulizer 3 to 4 times per day. Still some congestion, mainly in the mornings, but a major improvement for me.


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