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does sinus cause post nasal drip

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
35 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Usually Allergies: Since you typically have more room in your nose after sinus surgery, pollens can now get to more of the nasal lining, sometimes making allergic draina ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: You need to be seen and examined. Go and see your pcp and let them take a history, etc. If they think specialized care is necessary they will refer y ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: May not show up on CT scan if sinuses are deeply infected. as in a severe cold or allergies.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinus: It could be a sinus infection.. An intermittent lump in the throat is called globus which is more often attributed to anxiety.
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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. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: When body produces excessive mucus, thicker than normal does it become problem when the mucus runs down the back of the nose to the throat, it's call ... 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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Post nasal drainage into the throat does produce productive cough. Especially on getting up from decubitus position
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
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 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: The highest risk of group b strep infections is in newborns. In adults, group b strep can cause: bloodstream infections pneumonia (infection in th ... 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 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It can cause a stuffy or runny nose also.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Possibly yes: If the deviated septum contributes to sinusitis, then constant nasal drip may occur. Your history of allergies may also contribute to this. If the dra ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Like stuff in throat: It feels like secretion in the throat prompting a need to swallow more, clear the throat, cough, and a feeling like there is something in the throat. ... Read More
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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 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neri Holzer
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
If recommended by MD: Clindamycin (clindahexal) is an antibiotic that can be use in treating sinus infections. Your symptoms and the absence of pain suggest that this may b ... Read More
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 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Fluticasone is a topical nasal steroid spray approved for treating seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis. It can reduce all the symptoms of allerg ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It would not.

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