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How do I know if I have laryngeal reflux or post nasal drip

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Difficult: And thus you need to get examined by your doctor.
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
PND or LPR: Greetings. This is a wonderful question that puzzles me more often than I'd like. I often times try to get more detailed history from the patient. Mor ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to say: Silent reflux in the presence of post nasal drip is more commonly associated with cough and throat irritation. Not sure what you mean by throat / n ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other caus ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Davidson
18 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It can be tough.: Your conundrum is a common one. Throat clearing can be a common sign of various conditions, including GERD but also allergies and common viral infecti ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Stress can exacerbate symptoms of gastritis/reflux, both due to physiologic response and daily changes in diet/routine. Reflux can exacerbate nasal in ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds: Like it is, specifically as described. Stopping any type of inhaled product should help in determining what is the actual damage from smoking only.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Those would not be common side effects of bentyl (dicyclomine). The most common ones are dry mouth, drowsiness, constipation, agitation.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes = atypical GERD: Healthtap is full of answers regarding gerd's causes, variations, & approaches for treatment ; prevention. Ear, nose, & throat manifestations ... Read More
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