Mucous membranes in the throat and chest can be removed with certain treatments, such as hydration, using a humidifier, or taking over-the-counter medications.
What causes phlegm in the throat?
When you’re sick, phlegm, thick, and thick material builds up in the back of your throat. I think most people know that. However, did you realize that there is always mucus in there?
Mucus is produced by the mucous membrane to nourish and protect the respiratory system. Your body’s membranes are:
Because mucus is sticky, it can collect viruses, allergies, and dust. In healthy conditions, mucus is light and almost imperceptible. When you are unwell or have a lot of particles, the mucus becomes thick and visible.