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Is it possible to collect drip from back of throat

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Armstrong
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Antihistamine: Start with saline to loosen thick mucus. If you have allergies, try Cetirizine or fexofenadine, which are non-sedating. If no better, consult an ent ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Post nasal: Frequent postnasal drip is often caused by excessive dryness created by air conditioning in the summer and dry heat during winter. You may need more h ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Saline rinse: A saline rinse is very helpful. Use with distilled water. Do not use tap water. You can find recipes for sine sinus rinse online or you can but premix ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Pharyngitis: White yellow patches at the back of the throat need to be checked objectively by a physician. It could be strep throat or postnasal drip.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post-nasal drips: These are called cobblestoning from the post-nasal drips from the nasal mucous membrane or from a sinus infection. Try nasal steroid for a couple of ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post-nasal drip?: Allergy-related swelling of the back of the throat can make a feeling of swelling. Irritation from acid reflux can cause a local inflammation also. If ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
21 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
When : When the internal nasal lining is irritated it can create more mucous than normal. This can then lead to a chronic runny nose or post nasal drip. A n ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
37 years experience Dentistry
Consult an : ENT specialist or possibly an allergy specialist.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Im not sure if you: Have true vesicular lesions in your throat or if what you are seeing is what we refer to as posterior oropharyngeal cobblestoning. That means that wit ... Read More
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