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post nasal drip vs reflux

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 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
They can be: Acid reflux can sometimes come up all the way to your sinuses (while lying flat/sleeping). This can cause inflammation of the sinus lining and potenti ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Capitano
25 years experience Pain Management
Anatomy may cause : If you have this problem in the morning it means you are having reflux as you sleep, the acid may be pooling in the back of your throat. This can cau ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nocturnal cough: Nocturnal coughing may be an asthma reaction without wheezing. Remove dust collectors and pets from bedroom. Use a humidifier if environment is too dr ... Read More
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 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Treat pnd: I would treat the post nasal drip with a nasal steroid or antihistamine. Surgery would be the last option and actually could make things worse.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus infection.: Check with your doc. Sinus infections can cause a foul odor to the breath. This often can improve with antibiotics. If not, then get checked for GER ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 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.

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