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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Most certainly yes. Could be from the nose or sinuses.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can help: If the fleshy lining of the inside of the nose doesn't swell up very much, then the nose won't feel stuffy. Both cold symptoms and allergy symptoms c ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Decongestants : That may help relieve your symptoms.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: About 10% of the people end up with a sinus infection after a cold especially when the symptoms persist >10 days. Check with your doctor.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Symptoms: Am not sure what the actual question is. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade ch ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
No single best spray: Unfortunately, there's no single best spray for everyone in the States where HealthTap docs are located. It's even trickier to determine best spray fo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
No : PND is not in and of itself contagious. It depends on the cause, it can be indicative of allergic rhinitis (allergies) which is not contagious. If d ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in 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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
URI: Winter's not over yet. Upper respiratory infection. Viruses, strep are still very common this time of year. Tonsils are immune tissues in the back of ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
How long?: If these have been present for months or years, you likely have an allergic condition. If they have been present for less than a week, it is likely f ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Viral URI: Sounds like a viral upper respiratory tract infection. You may have some ill contacts with similar symptoms. Body aches pretty characteristic of vir ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Cold or allergies: Cold and allergy symptoms can be similar. Allergies tend to be chronic or recurrent and generally involve sneezing, itchy eyes, clear runny nose and/o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
I am sorry to hear: that you are sick but what is your question? Try submitting it again and asking about what you want to know.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ogden
30 years experience in 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 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Chiaramonte
59 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: 30-50% OF ASTHMATICS have nasal symptoms
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
How long?: If it is a chronic problem , there are many potential causes but hay fever being the most common. Sometimes the nose may start running after reduction ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience in 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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience in Family Medicine
It can: Yes, it can.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Post nasal drainage into the throat does produce productive cough. Especially on getting up from decubitus position
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Viral: Most likely a viral infection. Use nasal saline spray and a netti pot or nasal irrigation system and stay hydrated!
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Post nasal drip: Yes sinus rinse can clear up post nasal drip.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Sure that doesn't doing completely unreasonable- you could have maxillary or frontal sinusitis and this may not necessarily affect your nasal passage ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Allergies: Infections and allergies can cause this dilemma. Drink lots of water and consider lavaging out your nostrils and sinuses daily with a netty pot or wh ... Read More

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