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Chronic Nasal Causes Gagging
Can chronic post nasal drip cause gagging and lump feeling in throat off and on? Ent not sure if if that or lpr I forgot to tell him about sinus heada
General advice: Drinking more fluids can dilute the mucus and make it less irritating. Nasal saline every 2 hours has a similar effect, and also flushes the mucus. Prescription nasal steroids often help, by reducing the inflammation which produces mucus. Keep in mind that in some people what feels like a postnasal drip is really acid reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can constant post nasal drip cause frequent gagging? I have had freq. PND & have started gagging frequently the past week or two
Yes: Chronic rhinitis presents with a variety of symptoms including nasal congestion, running, itching (eyes and nose), and post-nasal drip that can be severe. Some patients describe it as "drowning in snot." Triggers can be allergic (animal dander, pollen, dust mites) or non-allergic (strong scents/odors, cleaning products, weather changes). See an Allergist to get this under better control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.: Tmj problems don't cause chronic pain and pressure in the nasal cavity. More likely causes include allergies, a sinus infection, a deviated nasal septum or enlarged inferior turbinates. If it persists, your best bet is to seek evaluation and treatment by an allergist or an ENT doctor (otolaryngologist). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can UCTD with elements of lupus/sjogrens cause chronic post nasal drip leading to vocal chord dysfunction?
Saw many ents (sang opera). Chronic post nasal drip shown to have no cause, just an idiosyncrasy. Always 'saline/occasional afrin'. Anything better?
See allergists: You need to consult an allergist to find out the basic mechanism for your problems. ...Read more
How do you cure chronic sinusitis with massive post nasal drip that causes. Pnemonia in a patient with myocarditis and less then 20 percent output.?
What could be the cause of my chronic cough? (it is not asthma, gerd, post nasal drip or any of the other typical problems)
Chronic cough: Medications is another cause. Have you been trialed on meds for the cough such as an anti-reflux pill for 4-6 weeks or an inhaled medication for 4-6 weeks since much of reflux is silent and there is a large component of something called cough variant asthma with totally normal breathing tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any alternatives for doing postural drainage, it causes me sinus congestion, i ve bronchiectasis, chronic nasal issues and back problems?
No but: You can ask your doctor to give your something (antihistamine nasal spray ?) to decongest your nose or try breathright strip to keep your nose open while doing the drainage. Be sure that your aiming your Nasonex (mometasone) towards the outside direction of the nasal cavity and not the center. ...Read more
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