Sputum in the morning after waking up don’t be complacent may indicate many diseases

Sputum in the morning after waking up don’t be complacent may indicate many diseases

 

         morning sputum You have to excrete phlegm that is stuck in your throat after waking up regularly.
         Having phlegm is a very annoying symptom, especially if you have mucus in your throat every morning. Anyone who has frequent symptoms must be tired of themselves quite a bit, is it true? and more than that Symptoms of sputum in the morning may also indicate an abnormality in our health as well.

What causes phlegm?

 

 

           Sputum is a type of secretion. that the body produces when The body encounters irritants such as dust, pollen, chemicals or various germs causing the glands to produce secretions. snot coming out for Helps trap dust or foreign matter that enters our nasal cavity. and when the mucus flows down the throat according to the body’s mechanism This mucus will continue to become phlegm in our throat.

morning sputum Why?

           if there is chronic sputum See you every morning after waking up, or suddenly you open your eyes and feel the mucus in your throat. From what cause? Let’s check that there is sputum in the morning. What disease can it be ?
1. Throat Irritation
           such as sleeping in a cool room turning on the fan drinking alcohol or heavy smoking can irritate and irritate the throat can produce phlegm in the throat In addition, some behaviors It can cause phlegm in the throat as well, such as talking while breathing through the mouth. or gasping for breath while sleeping This may cause air to enter the throat. This results in a dry and cold throat. So the body emits moisture as phlegm, so we have phlegm in the throat when we wake up.

2. Allergic and non-allergic rhinitis

           For people with congenital disease is this disease. I often have symptoms of coughing, sneezing, having runny nose often, especially when encountering irritants. or just changing weather can have symptoms The mucus may run down the throat and become phlegm later. Especially at night when we sleep body does not drink water The process of excreting phlegm is not working normally. In the morning, you may encounter yellow sputum in your throat from the moment you wake up.

           such as sleeping in a cool room turning on the fan drinking alcohol or heavy smoking can irritate and irritate the throat can produce phlegm in the throat In addition, some behaviors It can cause phlegm in the throat as well, such as talking while breathing through the mouth. or gasping for breath while sleeping This may cause air to enter the throat. This results in a dry and cold throat. So the body emits moisture as phlegm, so we have phlegm in the throat when we wake up.
  • Allergic rhinitis, coughing, sneezing often because of allergic weather How do you take care of yourself?

3. Sinusitis

  •           Sinusitis is another disease in which patients tend to have a lot of mucus that may run down the throat and become mucus in the throat. and may find that the sputum is green or yellow with throat irritation especially when laying down or waking up You will feel that there is so much phlegm in your throat that you need to clear your throat often, unlike during the day when there is not much phlegm.

How is sinusitis different from a cold?

4. GERD

  •           The acid from the esophagus that refluxes into the pharynx stimulates the mucus-producing glands to produce more mucus. And the acid can cause inflammation of the lining of the throat. The mechanism of phlegm elimination of the mucous membrane of the throat is abnormal. Therefore, if acid reflux symptoms worsen in the evening until the evening It’s also possible for mucus to run down your throat and become sputum that stays in your throat until you wake up.

  • Check acid reflux symptoms Heartburn often, what other symptoms?

5. Asthma

         It’s not just sputum after waking up. However, people with asthma may have mucus in their throat all the time. because it is a disease in which the bronchial mucosa has chronic inflammation sensitive to stimuli Your body produces more mucus and phlegm than normal. There is also chest tightness, difficulty breathing, and shortness of breath.

What is asthma? Is it serious?

6. Chronic Bronchitis

          Like asthma, this disease is also an inflammation of the bronchial mucosa. The patient has mucus in the throat almost all the time. Especially when sleeping when the body does not excrete phlegm much. When you wake up in the morning, you may feel that thick mucus is stuck in your throat.

7. Chronic throat infection

  •           whether the fungus bacteria, viruses, syphilis or tuberculosis If the body has such a chronic infection May cause a lot of mucus and phlegm in the throat. And may feel that there is phlegm in the throat all the time since waking up in the morning.
  • Of course, mucus in the throat can be very annoying. The more you wake up and find the sputum stuck in your throat, it’s probably not a bright morning. So let’s find out how to get rid of phlegm better.
How to get rid of phlegm after waking up in the morning

          Let’s make the new morning bright without phlegm in the throat according to the phlegm elimination method as follows:

     1. Drink plenty of water to reduce irritation and help dissolve phlegm.

     2. Drink drinks that help eliminate phlegm, such as warm drinks, ginger juice, pineapple juice, honey water, chamomile tea, or black pepper tea with honey, etc.

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     3. Gargle with salt water by mixing 1/4 teaspoon of salt with a large glass of warm water. Then gargle to eliminate bacteria and dissolve phlegm.

     4. Take 5-7 deep breaths in and out in a row to stimulate sputum to escape from the air sacs.

     5. Try to cough to expel phlegm.

     6. If there is a lot of phlegm and symptoms for several days Able to take expectorant medicine

If the phlegm is eliminated as follows, the symptoms have not improved. It is advisable to see an Ear, Nose and Throat doctor for a physical examination. Or you can observe the symptoms and take care of yourself before 1 week.

I don’t want to have phlegm in my throat after waking up. How do you take care of yourself?
  •           If looking at the causes that produce sputum after waking up, we can see that we can avoid this condition to some extent, for example:

  • * Avoid irritants that cause phlegm.

 

Whether it’s cold weather, dust, pungent smell, cigarettes, or if you’re allergic to fur, pollen, you should avoid it far. and should refrain from drinking alcohol before going to bed as well* Don’t eat dinner until you’re full.

  •           Especially those who already have acid reflux. Eat a light dinner and leave at least three hours between dinner and bedtime. You should also have a pillow at least 6 inches high while sleeping.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease should not eat anything. If you don’t want to be in trouble, you have to avoid

* Avoid mouth breathing.
          Practice regular breathing through your nose. To reduce the risk of throat dehydration causing the body to produce more mucus than usual
* Take care of your health.
          eat nutritious food Drink at least 2 liters of water per day. and get enough sleep the body will be strong not easily infected or sick

* see a doctor

  •           If there is phlegm in the morning for several days that does not disappear or it lasts more than 3 weeks It is better to see a doctor to treat the root cause.

  • oh ! And always keep an eye on the color of your own sputum. because the color of the sputum can tell the disease

What color is sputum? Can tell health problems. Try to check.

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Thank you information from
Faculty of Pharmacy Mahidol University
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital

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