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It is believed the virus that causes mumps can be spread through saliva and mucus of the mouth, nose or throat.
According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, your appendix stays busy by creating mucus.
The virus spreads through contact with an infected person’s saliva or mucus.
From mulled wine hair to rose gold lipstick to snail mucus skincare, there's been no shortage of interesting beauty trends in 2017.
In the email, students were also given tips on how to avoid contracting the disease, which spreads through saliva or mucus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
As result of this process, air, saliva and mucus are forced out of your mouth and nose (hopefully along with the thing that originally irritated your nose).
What's especially revolting about these videos is the actual tonsil stone itself, which is essentially a white or cream-colored blob made up of debris, including food (ew), mucus (more ew), and cells.
Treatment options are varied, though many CF patients will wear a vibrating vest for a short period of time that loosens the mucus in the lungs.
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