Posted by: Idy | 2007/07/21


yellow substance from sneeze thru mouth

I tend to sneeze through my mouth & not my nose, so I sort of cough while sneezing. Recently I sneezed out a yellowish substance, which wasn't rock hard or runny, just a bit firm, or spongy. It was really small & felt like a food particle & smelt awfull. My throat felt a bit sore when I coughed it out. I've had a chronic sort of condition in my throat with a kind of mucus plug that won't go away. I tried, but can't cough it up. I only feel it when I swallow saliva. Also, whenever I brush my tongue & breathe through my mouth, the smell from my throat is awefull, like a have a bad cough. I'm not coughing & have no symptoms of cough or a cold. I do not know if I have bad breath though. I've coughed this substance in my last 2 sneezes 2 weeks apart, with one sneeze that didn't bring up anything inbetween. Can you pls advise me on what to do? Thank you.

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Oral health expert

It seems as though you may have a throat infection I suggest you see your GP. It seems as the substance is not related to your teeth/gums

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Posted by: Dude | 2014/04/01

It's a tonsil stone, look it up

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