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can post nasal drip cause nausea

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Post nasal drip can cause nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and in some children weight loss.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bad tasting mucus: Mucus is irritating and bad tasting and as result can cause nausea. For singular to be effective in post nasal drip an anti histamine such as Allegra ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Control the drips: The best way is to stop the cause although there are indeed anti-nausea drugs available. Talk to your doctor to see if he can determine the cause for ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Post nasal drip: A post nasal drip can make one nauseous and it is possible for some of the mucus from the post drip to have gotten into your eyes, to make them cloudy ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Doubtful: An excessive amount of post nasal drainage can irritate the throat and will be swallowed. If you have gastritis , consult a gastroenterologist . He wi ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rarely if ever: In the past, before more effective treatment was available, patients had told me that they could get nauseated from too much post-nasal drips I think ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No, but: Sometimes the problem is not that producing too much mucus, but rather it's not being cleared away effectively. Swallowing problems can cause a buildu ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: Post nasal drip typically causes throat discomfort and throat clearing. Crackles generally refers to lung sounds where there is fluid in the alveoli ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: May increase inflammation of upper airways such as nose and sinuses. And that inflammation may cause postnasal drip.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lewis Mufson
53 years experience Gastroenterology
Atypical reflux: Yes your symptoma may be related to silent reflux.A course of twice daily theraputic ppi should be tried to see if you grt symptoimatic relief.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayman Jabr
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes it can, best treatment to take is Claritin (loratadine) d daily for @ 2 weeks.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Actinomycosis: This is a fungal infection and can cause serious sinus infections. Yes one symptom from it may be post nasal drip. Post nasal drip is very common in ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: They are unrelated issues.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Post nasal drip: Yes. If you have allergies, remember to take your medications. Saline nasal spray can be very helpful to thin mucus, making it more easy to move down ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It can cause a stuffy or runny nose also.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhukar Punja
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
May: Nasal drip can be accompanied by excessive post-nasal drainage of mucous. When this post nasal drip is copious it can cause nausea. In some severe cas ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: If one has significant post nasal drip then it would not be unusual for a patient to complain of an upset stomach. In some the psot nasal drip could b ... Read More
A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Postnasal drip: No. Acid reflux into nasopharynx is extremely uncommon. It is more likely that you may have allergic or atrophic rhinitis. An exam by ENT may benefit ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meredith Moroff
19 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe...: Excessive swalling could cause a feeling of post nasal drip, but vice versa could occur as well. Also, if someone were to have a history of panic or a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ogden
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Or the reverse...: Quite possibly the origin of the post nasal drip is also the origin of the bad odor. Could you have a polyp in the nasal cavity that causes mucus to b ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
Yes: That means your sinuses are congested and may be inflamed and that is one of the causes for bad breath. See an ENT doctor for help.
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A 86-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Check with your doctor to find out where the post-nasal drips come from (sinusitis? Sometimes the sensation of post-nasal drips may well be from reflu ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Otc preparation: An atihistamine and Pseudoephedrine combination would help.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: I have never seen this side effect. However, everyone is unique and has a unique chemistry. Talk with the prescribing physician if you feel post nas ... Read More

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