Get Rid of Mucus in the Lungs

Basic Expulsion

For basic expulsion of mucus from the throat and lungs:

Also refer to our article on coughing effectively to help expel mucus.

Aggressive Expulsion

For more aggressive techniques to remove mucus, please refer to the articles on Airway Clearance Techniques (ACTs) and/or Postural Drainage

If you have questions or need assistance in learning these techniques, please consult your doctor or contact a therapist at the Asthma & Lung Center.