U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Great Britain
A female asked:

I went on antihistamines for a long time and they no longer work. nose sprays don't either. now have post drip. ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Joel Selter
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Reflux and postnasal: Not all cases of postnasal drip are from the nose. Many patients have the dripping sensation in their throat that is actually originating from stomach acid/reflux. These patents frequently clear their throat, are hoarse, sometimes cough trying to clear their throat. Additionally, efficacy of nasal sprays is dependent upon proper technique as well as choosing wisely- steroid, antihistamines...

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jan 3, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.