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How can I get rid of post nasal drip completely?

How can I get rid of post nasal drip completely?

Intranasal steroids: In addition to using a neti pot, antihistamines (like zyrtek, Allegra and claritin), intranasal steroids (like Nasonex (mometasone) and flonase) prescribed by your doctor can work very well to relieve post nasal drip. The intranasal steroids take a few days to kick in, so don't expect to get a lot of relief right away. ...Read more

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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How can I get rid of a post nasal drip?

How can I get rid of a post nasal drip?

Post Nasal Drip: This can be causes by allergies, sinus infections, reflux disease, sesitivity to irritants and cehmicals like fabric softeners or detergents, etc. Etc. See your doctor who may refer you to a gi, allergy or ENT specialist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of post nasal drip?

How to get rid of post nasal drip?

Find the cause: Post-nasal drainage is the result of excess mucus production from the nasal lining or the paranasal sinuses. Thus, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis have to be ruled out. The simple answer to your question is find the cause. Then you can be appropriately treated. Remember the normal nose secretes about a quart of mucus a day and we usually swallow it. Think gerd as another possibility.. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of post nasal drip?

What can I use to get rid of post nasal drip?

Antihistamines: Antihistamines can help dry up mucus membranes. Post nasal drip due to allergies can be treated by desensitization therapy by an allergy specialist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of nasal congestion?

Food allergies: Try looking into the idea that certain foods may be irritating yo your system, causing you to react with the chronic drip. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of post nasal drip caused by allergies? Already on zyrtec.

Try : Saline nasal spray or irrigation can be very helpful to thin mucus and make post nasal drip less bothersome. Visit your allergist or primary doctor to see if a nasal steroid can be useful to you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of this post nasal drip?

Can you tell me how to get rid of this post nasal drip?

Saline : Try using nasal saline available over the counter. Use 2-3 times per day . If there is no improvement after a few days see you doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have post nasal drip following a throat infection and cold. How do I get rid of it ?

I have post nasal drip following a throat infection and cold. How do I get rid of it ?

Takes time: That is not unusual. Typically, it could take several weeks to resolve. Make sure that you are drinking plenty of fluids like water and you can take a mucous thinner which is called Guaifenesin to help break up the mucus. This is sold over-the-counter. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of nasal congestion naturally without medicines?

How can I get rid of nasal congestion naturally without medicines?

Neti pot, steam: A steamy shower works great to get rid of nasal congestion. So does salt water irrigation of the nose, like a neti pot. They're available at most drug stores now. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my nasal stuffiness?

Neti pots can : Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in the A.M. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a nasal drip?

How do you get rid of a nasal drip?

Pseudo...: Fluid that builds up in cavities such as the sinuses which cause post nasal dripping can be treated over the counter with decongestant medications. Pseudoephedrine is an active ingredient of many such decongestants, which is quite effective. Speak to a pharmacist about which decongestant is the best for you. ...Read more

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Will Co-Amoxiclav get rid of post nasal drip?

Will Co-Amoxiclav get rid of post nasal drip?

Depends on the cause: Post nasal drip has a lot of causes including allergy, non allergic causes (gastroesophageal reflux, infectious etiologies--nasopharyngitis, sinusitis, and vasomotor rhinitis). Hence, the antibiotic will have no effect on the majority of causes. Even within the infectious causes, viral infections don't respond to antibacterial medications such as co-amoxiclav. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of post nasal drip?

Nasal: Sinus drainage kit might help. If not, consult ENT specialist. ...Read more

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How can I reduce/get rid of postnasal drip?

How can I reduce/get rid of postnasal drip?

Postnasal Drip: 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 more

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How to get rid of nad breath related to post masal drip?

How to get rid of nad breath related to post masal drip?

Allergies, sinus: Many times an upper respiratory problem can cause bad breath, then check for any dental or gum problems. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of "empty nose syndrome?" What can I expect from a surgery to get my turbinates reduced?

How can I get rid of "empty nose syndrome?" What can I expect from a surgery to get my turbinates reduced?

Side affect: Empty nose syndrome is a side affect of turbinate reduction. I wouldn't worry about getting rid of it until you have the problem ...Read more

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Why does post nasal drip causes sore throat and ear pain. How can I get rid of it??

Why does post nasal drip causes sore throat and ear pain. How can I get rid of it??

Perhaps: Post-nasal drips may irritate the throat but sore throat is uncommon. Ear pain is not caused by post-nasal drips although nasal congestion may lead to obstruction of the inner ear tube leading to infection. You need to get this checked out by a doctor (ENT, allergist). ...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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Nasal (Definition)

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