Lump Or Bulge And Thick Saliva Or Mucus

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

Thickened mucus is a characteristic symptom of cystic fibrosis, but heavy mucus can also be present with infections of the respiratory tract. A lump or bulge can be related to injury, infection, or benign or malignant tumors. Keep track of your symptoms, and discuss any worrisome symptoms with your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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