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Thick White Mucus draining down the back of my throat..

Thick White Mucus draining down the back of my throat I have a sore throat and have had white thick mucus in the mouth and draining down the back of my throat. Is this a sign of throat cancer?
Asked On : Mon, 14 Feb 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

You seem to be having sinusitis with pharyngitis (sore throat). The mucus you are getting into the throat is from the sinuses. Drink plenty of warm water, do steam inhalation 2-3 times/day, betadine gargles (1:1 dilution) 3-4 times/day after food. If the symptoms does not subside please contact your ENT specialist.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Mon, 14 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
thanks for choosing health care magic.Just relax man.Why worrying so much ? you said you had sore throat.When ever there is sore throat or upper respiratory tract infection you produce lots of secretions in your nose and throat.This usually drain outside via nose or drain in to your throat.So this is just viral infection or bacterial infection of throat.Take hot liquids like soup,coffee etc,take steam inhalation twice in a day this will solve the problem.It not see your doctor for medication otherwise there does not seem to be any thing and enjoy.
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