A 33-year-old male asked:
My son passed on virus to me, & i got post nasal drip for 2 weeks w/ coughing. it has cleared but now every morning i constantly have clear throat?
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Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Post-viralnasal drip: This is very common to have after a viral cold. Post-nasal drip causes the feeling of needing to clear your throat. It is common in the morning hours after you have been lying flat for a while. This should over time go away. However, it may be prudent to be checked out by an allergist and evaluate whether allergies have developed, because this is also a common sign of rhinitis caused by allergies.
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