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Causes Of Postnasal Drip
The other way around: It is likely the other way around. Chronic rhino-sinusitis from any etiologies causes your adenoids to enlarge. Adenoids are local lymphatic tissues that drain from surrounding tissues. When there is chronic inflammation in the nasopharygeal area, adenoids will be big. Then with enlarged adenoids, they will further obstruct the drainage causing more congestion. An allergist or ENT can help you. ...Read more
What causes white postnasal drip? I have heard of clear, yellow, and green, but I have white mucus as my postnasal drip and it's not oral thrush.
Postnasal Drip: Can be white. Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do to alleviate the sore, scratchy, raw feeling in my throat and chest that's caused by a cold and postnasal drip?
See a doctor: meanwhile use saline nasal washes, salt water gargles, warm liquids, hydrate yourself well, pain killers, and rest if you can. Your doctor would assess you better if you need Rx medicines, good luck ...Read more
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