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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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Would post nasal drip from allergies and a deviated septum cause constant sticky clear mucus and occasional dark brown mucus with blood in it?

Would post nasal drip from allergies and a deviated septum cause constant sticky clear mucus and occasional dark brown mucus with blood in it?

No: Post nasal drip from allergies is common, and it can produce clear mucous. The deviated septum will not produce discharge.
Someone should look to see if they can find the source of the bleeding. That is of concern. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip collecting over night cause brown mucus in throat in the morning?

Can post nasal drip collecting over night cause brown mucus in throat in the morning?

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

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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

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

2 evaluations: Brown staining on teeth may be more than just stains. See a Dentist, preferably a Pediatric Dentist (Pedodontist). Throat and chest pain of concern. Evaluation by a Gastroenterologist is very much in order. ...Read more

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What are these symptoms of? Post nasal drip, sore throat, brown/green mucus with traces of blood, puffy eyelids, headache.

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

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How does post nasal drip feel?

How does post nasal drip feel?

Like stuff in throat: It feels like secretion in the throat prompting a need to swallow more, clear the throat, cough, and a feeling like there is something in the throat. The drip is either from the nose/sinuses or coming up from gastric reflux even if there is no heartburn. ...Read more

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What is the cause of post nasal drip?

What is the cause of post nasal drip?

Post nasal drip: The most common causes are allergies or chronic sinus infections. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of post nasal drip?

What are symptoms of post nasal drip?

Post nasal drip: Post nasal drip is mucus produced by your dinuses or nose that drips down the back of your nose and causes irritation of the throat. ...Read more

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Could tukol help for post nasal drip?

Could tukol help for post nasal drip?

No probably not: Tukol - Dextromethorphan (cough suppressant), guaifenesin (mucous thinner), pseudoephedrine (decongestant) will not likely help your post nasal drip. If it is chronic a visit to the Allergist or ENT is in order. ...Read more

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How to treat post nasal drip?

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

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Is post nasal drip contagious?

Is post nasal drip contagious?

No : PND is not in and of itself contagious. It depends on the cause, it can be indicative of allergic rhinitis (allergies) which is not contagious. If due to a common cold, then could be infectious. ...Read more

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What is the cure for post nasal drip?

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

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What is the cure for post nasal drip?

What is the cure for post nasal drip?

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

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I have post nasal drip and its driving me nuts.?

I have post nasal drip and its driving me nuts.?

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

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What are the natural ways of preventing post nasal drip?

What are the natural ways of preventing post nasal drip?

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

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Have you used atrovent for post nasal drip?

Have you used atrovent for post nasal drip?

Best for rhinitis : Atrovent nasal spray works best for a drippy nose. A nose which produces too much mucous from the front leading to the need for lots of tissues. Post nasal drip might be improved but atrovent is not nearly as successful for this symptom. ...Read more

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How do I stop post nasal drip?

How do I stop post nasal drip?

Post nasal drip: Depends on the cause. It could be allergies. It could be infection. It could be casino tie rhinitis. It could even bd reflux. Treatment would obviously be appropriately rendered based on diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I treat post nasal drip?

How do I treat post nasal drip?

Try : Decongestants and nasal sprays. If not successful, go see an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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How can I treat post nasal drip?

Moisture: Everyone has mucous in back of nose. If you are bothered by it it is because it is too thick (dry). Hydrate, use humidifier, nasal saline spray, and you may try Guaifenesin 1200 mg twice daily to take with food and glass of water. ...Read more

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How do you stop post nasal drip?

Allergies: You may have allergies. You should see a physician for treatment for it. The over the counter medications may work but may not be strong enough. ...Read more

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