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Are there some genetic reasons I get post nasal drip off and on?

Are there some genetic reasons I get post nasal drip off and on?

Yes, if allergic: Post nasal drip can be due to allergies, infection, or acid reflux. Allergic diseases have a partial genetic basis. ...Read more

Genetic (Definition)

From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more


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Sometimes i get blood in the mucous when i sneeze or in the post nasal drip. What may casue it or what may be the reason?

Sometimes i get blood in the mucous when i sneeze or in the post nasal drip. What may casue it or what may  be the reason?

Nosebleeds: From irritated nasal mucosa . Also using nasal spray incorrectly can cause nosebleeds, sore throat and headaches. When ready to spray the left nostril, tilt the tip pointing towards the left ear with your right hand and vice versa. Blowing your nose hard can cause nosebleeding, too.You can apply ointment to your nostril after nasal wash to keep them moist. See your doctor, if worst. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Is constant nasal congestion and large tonsils a reason to have a t&a in a 4 year old autistic child?

Is constant nasal congestion and large tonsils a reason to have a t&a in a 4 year old autistic child?

Nasal congestion : Nasal congestion in a 4-year old is most commonly caused by only a couple of things. By far the most common is adenoids being enlarged. The second is that the turbinates are too big. Large tonsils by themselves usually don't cause the nose to be plugged up. Often, though, when the tonsils are large, so are the adenoids. Nasal congestion alone would not be sufficient for t&a, so see an ent. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get post nasal drip?

Do a lot of people get post nasal drip?

Yes: Postnasal drip is a common symptom of colds, sinus infections, and allergies. ...Read more

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Why do I get post nasal drip every few months?

Why do I get post nasal drip every few months?

Post Nasal Drip: There can be a number of problems that may contribute to ppd. Allergy, sinus infections, reflux, tonsillitis, adenoid issues, dental infections, etc. Ask your pcp to consider referring you to a specialist... Usually an ENT doc . Check out our website at www.Nwnasalsinis.Com for more information. ...Read more

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Can you get post nasal drip after a mono infection?

Can you get post nasal drip after a mono infection?

Symptoms of mono: Infectious mononucleosis is a highly contagious viral respiratory infection. It is known for its severe sore throat, which often causes doctors to administer antibiotics, which then cause rashes. It is also known for causing profound fatigue and an enlarged spleen and tender lymph nodes elsewhere. All the regular respiratory symptoms, like post nasal drainage, runny nose and cough can also occur. ...Read more

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Why does my nose run when I rub my eye? I also get post nasal drip when I rub my eyes

Why does my nose run when I rub my eye? I also get post nasal drip when I rub my eyes

Eyelid pump: When you rub the corner of your eye you do two things. 1. you irritate the eye causing it to tear a bit more, and 2. you are mechanically pumping the tears through the naso-lacrimal apparatus in your eyelid so that those tears head straight for your nose. ...Read more

Post Nasal Drip (Definition)

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


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Nasal (Definition)

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