clear the throat

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Verb1.clear the throat - clear mucus or food from one's throat; "he cleared his throat before he started to speak"
cough - exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion; "The smoker coughs all day"
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Those who clear the throat a lot, are more aware of this mucus.
The surgical masks are to help breathing while the milk is recommended by physicians to help clear the throat.
He suggested gargles and steam taking as a remedy to clear the throat. There should be regular checkups for these sensitive areas of human body as they are interlinked, he added.