Articles Tagged: throat infection
Nasal mucus can be downright disgusting. When provided in large abundance as is often with a cold or allergies, it can be thick, uncomfortable and annoying. But, nasal mucus does play an important role within the body.
Coughing up white chunks can be enough to set anyone into a panic, and quickly. After all, those chunks must be coming from somewhere, but where? Are they pieces of lung that are being coughed up? Are they hunks of throat tissue that are being expelled into oblivion?
If you’re coughing up clear mucus, you may be wondering what the lack of color in the substance being coughed up means. Coughing up mucus in general means that the body is responding to some sort of foreign invader that it is trying to remove.