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Glossary for Mucus buildup

Medical terms related to Mucus buildup or mentioned in this section include:

  • Adenoviruses: Common viruses causing common cold and various other ailments.
  • Allergic rhinitis: An allergic reaction of the nasal mucosa that may occur seasonally
  • Allergies: Immune system over-reaction to various substances.
  • Antrochoanal polyp:
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Atrophic rhinitis: Type of rhinitis caused by thinning nasal membranes
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Bronchitis: Inflammation of the bronchi as a symptom
  • Chronic infections: Ongoing and often slow progressing infection; opposite to acute infections.
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Ethmoidal polyp:
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Food Additive Adverse reaction -- MSG: An intolerance to MSG is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to a food additive called MSG which is used in a number of foods. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the food additive. The amount of the substance required to trigger the onset of symptoms and the nature and severity of symptoms may vary considerably between patients.
  • Food Additive Adverse reaction -- amines: An intolerance to amines is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to amines which are found naturally in foods such as bananas, pineapples, vegetables, red wine, citrus fruit and many other foods. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the substance. The amount of the substance required to trigger the onset of symptoms and the nature and severity of symptoms may vary considerably between patients.
  • Food Additive Adverse reaction -- food additives: An intolerance to food additives is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to food additives. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the food additive. The amount of the substance required to trigger the onset of symptoms and the nature and severity of symptoms may vary considerably between patients.
  • Food Additive Adverse reaction -- salicylate: An intolerance to salicylates is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to salicylates which is an ingredient in aspirin but is also found naturally in various fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the salicylate. The amount of the substance required to trigger the onset of symptoms and the nature and severity of symptoms may vary considerably between patients.
  • Food Additive Adverse reaction -- sulfite: An intolerance to sulfites is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to sulfites which is often used as a preservative in a variety of foods and medications including meats, salads and dried fruits. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize or deal with the sulfite. The amount of the substance required to trigger the onset of symptoms and the nature and severity of symptoms may vary considerably between patients.
  • Hay fever: A seasonal condition which is a form of allergic rhinitis
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
  • Mucus membrane symptoms: Symptoms affecting the mucus membranes.
  • Mucus symptoms: Symptoms related to mucus
  • Nasopharyngeal carcinoma: A malignant cancer that occurs in the nasopharynx area which is the upper part of the throat. Often there are no symptoms until the cancer has metastasized to other parts of the body such as the neck.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Rhinovirus: A class of viruses commonly causing the common cold.
  • Runny nose: Runny nasal discharge (medically named coryza)
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sinus infection: Infection of the sinus cavity.
  • Sinusitis: Inflammation of the sinus passages (as a symptom)
  • Tumor: Abnormal tissue growth which may be malignant or benign.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Mucus buildup:

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