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Is mucus contagious?

In so many viral diseases mucus transmit the disease. HIV being exception. As virus is in the DNA of the host and as such not secreted in mucus. Influenza, Hepatitis B, Herpe (MORE)

What is mucus composed of?

    Answer       Mucus consists of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by cells and glands of the (MORE)

Why do dogs have mucus?

Dogs have mucus for the same reason humans do. to coat their nasal passages to breathe more clearly and also to coat their stomachs to make sure that the highly acidic stomach (MORE)

How can you get mucus out of your throat?

There are several things you can try to get the mucus out of your  throat.    First, try coughing or hacking to clear the mucus or phlegm from  your throat.    (MORE)

Why is mucus an adaptation?

Because the mucus protects the stomach from its own acid. It also removes particles from the respiratory tract and keeps membranes that make it from drying out.
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What is the opposite of mucus?

According to the Hippocratic Method and the Four Humors, yellow bile is the opposite of mucus due to the fact that yellow bile was "hot and dry", while mucus was considered "c (MORE)

Is mucus phlegm?

Yes! Essentially, phlegm is just the medical term for mucus. It may also be referred to as sputum when obtaining the yellowish tinge which you may associate with a severe cold (MORE)