can not clear throat feel like some mucus there but can clear it

Posted by muffincat1 @muffincat1, Mar 10 10:03am

I have been to doctors and tried everything had my throat checked by doctors. nothing works it is driving me and my family nuts.

@muffincat1 Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect, a place to give and get support.

You symptom does sound crazy making.

Below I have linked a discussion you may find interesting, where members like @sarahbrhein @emsnoseiscured @glassshark @jea1 @pokee @jfvero have discussed a similar topic.
– Every day I cough up what looks like a scab with ugly mucous and blood https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/every-day-i-cough-up-what-looks-like-a-scab-with-ugly/

When the doctors check your throat, do they see mucus? Have they mentioned allergies, anxiety, using a decongestant or over the counter allergy medication, etc.?

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That sounds like post-nasal drip. I have something that seems similar to what you described.

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This is @juleszs— I have a condition that has lasted about 1 and 1/2 years. I feel like I have phlegm in my throat but I can not bring it up. I have been scoped 4 times by an ENT doctor I have tried GERD meds. I have been to an allergy doctor. He tried asthma meds. Nothing helps.
This condition goes away when I sleep. As soon as I move around in the morning the congestion returns and stays with me all day—it feels like there is a lump in my throat.
Background —— In January, 2020 I had neck surgery—– C 4/5. Maybe the breathing tube nicked my throat. This condition started just after the surgery. However– I have had this condition twice before in the 27 years that I have lived in Florida. But it has gone away in due time. Now it is here to stay.
Please comment!

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@juleszs

This is @juleszs— I have a condition that has lasted about 1 and 1/2 years. I feel like I have phlegm in my throat but I can not bring it up. I have been scoped 4 times by an ENT doctor I have tried GERD meds. I have been to an allergy doctor. He tried asthma meds. Nothing helps.
This condition goes away when I sleep. As soon as I move around in the morning the congestion returns and stays with me all day—it feels like there is a lump in my throat.
Background —— In January, 2020 I had neck surgery—– C 4/5. Maybe the breathing tube nicked my throat. This condition started just after the surgery. However– I have had this condition twice before in the 27 years that I have lived in Florida. But it has gone away in due time. Now it is here to stay.
Please comment!

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@juleszs — Sorry to hear the doctors have not been able to figure out what is causing your symptoms. Here's some information that sounds a lot like what you are describing.

What is globus pharyngeus?: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318633

Have you thought about seeking help at a teaching hospital or major health facility like Mayo Clinic? f you would like to seek help from Mayo Clinic, contact one of the appointment offices. The contact information for Minnesota, Arizona and Florida can be found here http://mayocl.in/1mtmR63.

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@juleszs — Sorry to hear the doctors have not been able to figure out what is causing your symptoms. Here's some information that sounds a lot like what you are describing.

What is globus pharyngeus?: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318633

Have you thought about seeking help at a teaching hospital or major health facility like Mayo Clinic? f you would like to seek help from Mayo Clinic, contact one of the appointment offices. The contact information for Minnesota, Arizona and Florida can be found here http://mayocl.in/1mtmR63.

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This is Jules.
Thank you for your help.
Your suggestion was helpful.
I will investigate your info.

Jules

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