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A 22-year-old male asked:

Water makes my throat and nose tighten up, causes post nasal drip and makes it harder to breath through mouth/nose. any reason?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Don't know: I have never seen this type of reaction from drinking water and thus suspect that it is more of an unusual manifestation of an anxiety reaction. I suggest that you seek psychologic counseling and/or a change in medical treatment if the behavior therapy has not helped.

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