Are phlegm and mucus the same thing?

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asked Feb 13, 2018 in Other- Health by Abbyloui (170 points)
Are phlegm and mucus the same thing?

Is there a difference between mucus and phlegm or are mucus and phlegm the same thing?

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answered Feb 13, 2018 by Adf289 (32,200 points)
Phlegm and mucus are similar to each other but they're slightly different substances.

Phlegm is a form of mucus produced by your lower airways and mucus is formed in the nasal and sinus passages.

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