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Every day from morning I have to spit up phlem or whatever

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Every day from morning I have to spit up phlem or whatever most days all day long. It happens particularly after eating
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Saha :

Hello,

Dr. Saha :

Welcome to Just Answer.

Dr. Saha :

I’m sorry to hear about the troubles.

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When did it start?

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Did you consult doctor?

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Did you have any test?

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Do you take any medicine?

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Is there any previous disease?

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There can be a few factors here.

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It can be due to excess production of saliva or it can be due to difficulty with swallowing.

Dr. Saha :

Saliva production can be increased during eating.

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Some common causes for increased production are reflux, infection, inflammation in the mouth.


Dr. Saha :

Difficulty can arise in swallowing from neuromuscular problem like Parkinson's disease, stroke or from obstruction.

Allergy, sinusitis , post nasal drip can also be there.

Dr. Saha :

If you have not got it examined by doctor, I would advise to have one.

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Treatment would follow according to the precise cause.

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My goal is to provide you with excellent service.
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If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know

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Best Wishes.