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Flummoxed by phlegm

This is nasty, but when I wake up in the morning, I have a tone of mucus in the back of my throat—so much, it makes me gag. If I cough it up, it’s green and sick-looking. Is something wrong? Is there anything I can do to get rid of it?


No worries ‘bout the nasty, babe—we’ve heard it all! And yep, this is definitely not a fun way to wake up. The good news is that everyone has mucus. It’s created by tissues all along your mouth, throat, nose, sinuses—even your gastrointestinal tract and your lungs. Your body secretes mucus in order to protect itself from drying out. That’s why we tend to get all snotty during the winter, when the weather is cold and dry.


Gross fact of the day: According to WebMD, your bod makes 1 to 1.5 liters of goo every single day. And most of it goes down your throat, and you don’t even notice it. Usually, however, that mucus thickens up and makes itself noticeable and annoying when something is off kilter. Things like colds, allergies and general dryness can trigger thickening.


To rule out common triggers, try putting a humidifier in your room over night. You can also try taking an over-the-counter antihistamine, though we do recommend giving your doc a call first. If that doesn’t help, schedule an appointment and get checked out. Chances are, it’s something that can be fixed pretty easily.




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BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 2/26/2014 3:30:00 PM


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