San Jose, CA
A 32-year-old female asked:
I feel like i have mucus draining down my throat could this be csf leak come back i had surgery last year?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
CSF leak: Hi
It's difficult, if not impossible to tell just based on the symptoms you're describing. Generally, it's unlikely to have a CSF leak without physical trauma, especially after it was repaired, although this depends entirely on the initial cause of the CSF leak last year and how well the repair surgery went. Hope this helps.
244 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 22, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
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.