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A 44-year-old female asked:

i have horrible nasal drip. the mucus is really thick & resulting in a congested chest. my ears are blocked & can feel it dripping down my throat. i have no fever or sore throat and mucus is affecting my stomach. its every morning & evenings.

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Dr. William Lewis
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 51 years experience
nasal drainage: The drip is likely causing Eustachian tube blockage causing your ear symptoms. It is likely allergic but sinus disease must be ruled out. Best to see your ENT doctor and consider a scan of your sinuses.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
CT sinus images: The best way to assess the extent and severity is to see an otolaryngologist, who will likely order a sinus CAT scan. Therapeutic sequelae will be based upon these initial steps. This indeed can be improved.

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Last updated Jan 15, 2021

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