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Brown Post Nasal Drip
I've had green stools for the past month on and off, it will be green about every 6-10 stools then, brown the next, I also have post-nasal drip?
Diet?: Eating a lot of green leafy vegetables can impart green color to the stools and by itself is not abnormal. ...Read more
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
Would post nasal drip from allergies and a deviated septum cause constant sticky clear mucus and occasional dark brown mucus with blood in it?
Yes: The a.m mucus sample is usually concentrated and thus may look yellow. IN the presence of a sinus infection, the mucus (when present) should be consistently yellow or green. ...Read more
Brown staining on teeth,frequent burps,2wks bak mid sternal pain,throats pain post nasal drip,can this be acid reflux?wat tests?doc gav antiallergy
What are these symptoms of? Post nasal drip, sore throat, brown/green mucus with traces of blood, puffy eyelids, headache.
Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Find the cause: To select the right medication to treat post nasal drip means finding the underlying reason. This could include allergies, sinus infection and even stomach acid reflux. If there is eye itching, redness and watering as well as sneezing and itchy nose, this suggests allergies. If there is a bad taste in the mouth, cough, sinus pressure, this could mean sinus issues. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: The worst phrase in medicine is "post nasal drip". I hate it because it implies that what you are feeling has something to do with your nose. Your symptoms of the feeling of abnormal mucous in your throat might be due to your nose and then again might not. In my experience the most common cause is what we eat and drink often associated with reflux leading to throat irritation. See an ENT for exam. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Post nasal drip is from acid reflux, too dry saliva, retained throat secretions because the pharynx can't clear them, pharyngeal diverticulitis, foreign body sensation from globus, habit, chronic nasopharyngitis, and others. It rarely indicates a serious condition but i would be most concerned if there is coughing or choking with swallowing, hoarseness, or abnormal swallowing. Know cause to treat. ...Read more
See Below: Post nasal drip is usually caused by allergies creating increased mucous in the nose which runs down the back of your throat. You can also get post nasal drip from things that irritate your nose that you are not allergic to like pollution, smoke, perfumes, and other strong smelling things. It can be treated with antihistamines and if that fails see your doctor. ...Read more
Post nasal drip: Hello, PND is related to inflammatory changes within the nasal passages. A holistic approach would be to begin with a saline nasal lavage. This can wash away irritants to help resolve the cause. If it worsens or persists, visit your physician. ...Read more