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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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Why does post nasal drip cause nausea and how long does it take for medications like singular to stop post nasal drip?

Why does post nasal drip cause nausea and how long does it take for medications like singular to stop post nasal drip?

Bad tasting mucus: Mucus is irritating and bad tasting and as result can cause nausea. For singular to be effective in post nasal drip an anti histamine such as Allegra should be taken at the same time. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to treat nausea caused by post nasal drip?

Are there any ways to treat nausea caused by post nasal drip?

Control the drips: The best way is to stop the cause although there are indeed anti-nausea drugs available. Talk to your doctor to see if he can determine the cause for the post-nasal drips. See an ENT is necessary. ...Read more

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Can having a post nasal drip/ cold cause vision to feel weird and slight nausea?

Can having a post nasal drip/ cold cause vision to feel weird and slight nausea?

Post nasal drip: A post nasal drip can make one nauseous and it is possible for some of the mucus from the post drip to have gotten into your eyes, to make them cloudy. ...Read more

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Nausea and burping immediatly after eating, burping or lying on right side. Also post nasal drip and anxiety all day. Occasional heartburn. Any cause?

Nausea and burping immediatly after eating, burping or lying on right side. Also post nasal drip and anxiety all day. Occasional heartburn. Any cause?

Nausea: Your symptom of burping, especially when lying on right side is most likely related to acid reflux. In young male of age 22, these not very worrisome, especially if symptom has been present only for a short while. Please review following video to get started: http://www. Laendo. Net/english/gerddiagnosis-and-treatment
however, if they persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip or reflux (which isn't bad) cause waves of nausea and a lump in throat sensation? Been going on for a couple months.

Can post nasal drip or reflux (which isn't bad) cause waves of nausea and a lump in throat sensation? Been going on for a couple months.

Both or either one: Both of these problems could cause a feeling of a lump in the throat. I personally feel reflux is more likely to cause the nausea feeling. An ENT can look over the whole picture and help you with the best treatments. ...Read more

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Post nasal drip is making my stomach queasy and nausea. What should I do?

Post nasal drip is making my stomach queasy and nausea. What should I do?

Rule out reflux: Post-nasal drip----mucous in the throat---is often caused by gerd (acid reflux). You should have a GI or ENT doc check out your throat to see if this is what is causing your symptoms. Be sure to drink at least 80 oz of non-alcohol fluids per day. ...Read more

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I have sinusitis for 4weeks and sometimes I have post nasal drip and with it I feel nausea and sometimes vomit. Is that normal on post nasal drip?

I have sinusitis for 4weeks and sometimes I have post nasal drip and with it I feel nausea and sometimes vomit. Is that normal on post nasal drip?

Unusual: This is unusual for sinusitis and I suspect the problem may be from migraine instead since it can be mistaken for sinusitis. It may be difficult to diagnose the presence of sinusitis sometimes, and a CT sinus scan may be required to document it. Have you ruled out pregnancy? ...Read more

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I have post nasal drip and a lump in my throat. It's causing me to feel nauseas and vomited. Can't eat. What to do?

I have post nasal drip and a lump in my throat. It's causing me to feel nauseas and vomited. Can't eat. What to do?

Get an exam: The lump copuld be inflammation from a virus or bacteria. The latter would require antibiotic treatment. Continue rest, increasing fluids-clear liquids such as chicken broth, water, etc, and if you are not getting better, than get an exam with a dr. For the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Congestion (turbinate hypertrophy), post nasal drip, itching all over (comes and goes) hot flashes, cough (comes and goes) nausea. Is this a viral thing?

Congestion (turbinate hypertrophy), post nasal drip, itching all over (comes and goes) hot flashes, cough (comes and goes) nausea. Is this a viral thing?

Possible allergy: Hello, nasal congestion, itching, post nasal drainage, cough and nausea can all be related to an allergic response that your body is experiencing. An otc antihistamine may help but see your doctor. An allergy work up may be in order. ...Read more

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I have post nasal drip that goes down my throat near my gag reflex causing nausea. Are there any remedies for post nasal drip?

I have post nasal drip that goes down my throat near my gag reflex causing nausea. Are there any remedies for post nasal drip?

Post nasal drip: This is usually from nasal allergies and treating these should alleviate it, consult an allergist, they can help you determine your triggers and control your symptoms. ...Read more

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Post nasal drip nausea for two days. Just woke up with bad pink eye both eyes. Bacterial or viral way to tell? I am 6wk pregnantavoid antib if I can

Post nasal drip nausea for two days. Just woke up with bad pink eye both eyes. Bacterial or viral way to tell? I am 6wk pregnantavoid antib if I can

Conjunctivitis: Your eye symptoms sound more typical of viral conjunctivitis. This will usually resolve in 5-7 days on its own. Antibiotic drops don't help viral infections. If you start to experience vision loss, pain or significant light sensitivity, then you should see your eye physician. ...Read more

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How can I treat nausea from sore throat/post nasal drip?

How can I treat nausea from sore throat/post nasal drip?

A simple way to: Reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. ...Read more

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I am experiencing nasal congestion, which runs down the back of my throat as post nasal drip, but does not fully impede my ability to breath through my nose. This has been going on for 6 weeks and is occasionally accompanied by fatigue and nausea.

I am experiencing nasal congestion, which runs down the back of my throat as post nasal drip, but does not fully impede my ability to breath through my nose. This has been going on for 6 weeks and is occasionally accompanied by fatigue and nausea.

Allergic rhinitis: That's type of allergy
It affects the nasal mucosa (lining)
Usually we use steroid nasal spry to teat it
Because that can affect your breathing especially during sleeping and cause tiredness
The medication need to be used during the allergy season and usually takes at least one week to see the improvement
Hope u feels better ...Read more

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Experiencing pressure in right ear, right eye. Woke with vertigo which caused nausea. Feeling tired. Do not have any nasal congestion or runny nose?

Experiencing pressure in right ear, right eye. Woke with vertigo which caused nausea. Feeling tired. Do not have any nasal congestion or runny nose?

? labyrinthritis: You may possess an acute viral inner ear infection, and this could get rather nasty, so, see your doctor and get treatment to mitigate the symptoms. Other inner ear issues could be present and your doctor needs to sort out. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip make me feel sick? Not just nausious but really run down.

Possible: Alot of patients with post nasal drip will get an upset stomach because of the excess mucous in their stomach. In addition, if one has a cold or allergies causing the drip, one would expect some sleep disturbance b/c one's nose is not functioning properly b/c of the congestion and drip from the cold/allergies. This could contribute to the feeling of being run down. ...Read more

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