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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Drip unrelated: Post nasal drip does not induce growth of an intra oral lesion. Tumors on the tongue most often occur in the anterior 1/3. These appear as ulcers o ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
No staph: with coated tongue and sore throat it appears thrush caused by candida. Ask you PCP if Mycelex (clotrimazole) Troches are the right choice for you
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Friend question: Sounds like your friend us feeling bad, but what is your question?
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See ENT: I believe you need an ENT consult to evaluate your throat situation. You may not have GERD but possibly LPR (laryngopharyngeal reflux) which is not ne ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
It can: Yes, it can.
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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 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 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience 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
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 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 female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience 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 38-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 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Calendine
33 years experience Dentistry
May be related: Post nasal drip can be from sinus or pharyngeal infection which can cause lingual tonsillar bumps way i the back of the tongue to enlarge.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Post nasal drip: Yes sinus rinse can clear up post nasal drip.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience 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 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 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 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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: But so can diseased teeth and/or gums. How long has it been since your last dental and medical check-ups?
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Cough and PND: Not really harmful, but treatable to help prevent it. See the Dr. as nasal sprays can help this condition and decrease the cough too caused from the ... 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 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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