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How Can You Stop Post Nasal Drip That Is Causing Bad Breath
Post nasal drip is a term used to describe the common symptoms of sore throat and cough in the presence of a runny nose with sufferers experiencing a worsening of symptoms at night with mild relief during the day. Allergies or nasal/sinus infection cause excess mucous to "drip" into the throat when lying down resulting in congestion, irritation, and inflamation of ...Read more
Can deviated nasal septum give you constant post nasal drip and very bad breath? If so what is the treatment?
Post nasal drip: Hello. The nasal mucus could be excessive especially during allergy season. I would recommend first a nasal saline wash . Sometimes just removing the pollen from the lining inside your nose is effective. Another option would be an OTC antihistamine like Zyrtec, Allegra or Claritin. Each is available an generic too. Good luck. ...Read more
Can post nasal drip cause a chronic sore throat? If so, what will stop the drip? Antihistamines and nasal sprays do nothing for me.
ENT doctor: If over the counter remedies have not helped it would be prudent to see an ENT specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Have had bad breath for years, not dry mouth, often have seasonal allergies and post-nasal drip. Could that be causing bad breath? How to treat?
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with your dentist and physician, and I'm confident that your problem will at least be minimized, and hopefully eradicated. ...Read more
It may not be PND: Bad breath has more causes than you think. Foods we eat (everyone knows that), but it could be from stomach acid or stomach contents bubbling up. And also post nasal drip but....Just s drippy nose usually doesn't lend itself to bad breath. It could be you have a sinus infection. Try an otc decongestant and if the problem persists see an md or dmd and get an antibiotic for poss sinus infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saline: Rinse the nose with saline 3 to 4 times a day using the packets meant for exact mixing and distilled water. ...Read more
Postnasal drip: Postnasal drip (PND) by itself does not tend to cause shortness of breath (unless you just mean difficulty breathing through your nose). The most prominent symptom of PND is nagging, annoying cough, and having to clear secretions from the back of your throat. You may also experience significant nasal congestion. Thus, if you are truly feeling short of breath, you should consult a doctor. ...Read more
How do I get rid of bad sore throat that follows post nasal drip and runny nose. What is this ? Allergies or something serious
Post Nasal Drip: Postnasal drip is likely secondary to allergies. The best treatment is intranasal steroid sprays with the addition of over-the-counter antihistamines like Chlor-Trimeton. It is important to see an allergist for further work up to determine what triggers are making your symptoms worse. Avoidance of trigger is key, unlikely something serious if you can feel dripping. Common cause of sore throat. ...Read more
Why does post nasal drip cause nausea and how long does it take for medications like singular to stop post nasal drip?
Post nasal drip: Post nasal drip may due to rhinitis, sinusitis, gastro-esopahageal reflux, allergies; find the cause and treat it. For example allergies can be treated with antihystamine( loratadine, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) cetirizine), reflux can be treated with antacid (ranitidine, omeprazole, lansoprazole), see a doc to find the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All of a sudden every time i eat i get phlegm in my throat which is causing me to cough similar to post nasal drip. What can be causing this?
Vasomotor: Vasomotor rhinitis is the chronic development of post nasal dripping, nasal congestion, runny nose, or sneezing and can be triggered by many things such as weather changes, chemical irritants, or foods. There are treatments out there, speak with your doctor about your specific condition. ...Read more
Allergies treatments: If you have allergic rhinitis, nasal steroids are the front line treatment. At times, additional treatment such as antihistamine (i.E zyrtec/claritin/allegra with/out decongestant. Leukotriene inhibitor such as singulair (montelukast) can offer benefit to some. In severe cases, pulse treatment with oral steroid maybe needed. Other cases may benefit from allergy injections. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Can chronic post nasal drip cause gagging and lump feeling in throat off and on? Ent not sure if if that or lpr I forgot to tell him about sinus heada
Allergy medicine: Over the counter allergy meds work very well, but aren't enough on their own for about 50% of us. Instead of stopping the otcs, f/u with your family doc and get some allergy nasal spray to add on to your otc allergy pills. You'll find that your symptoms resolve much better and life gets less drippy and sneezy. ...Read more
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