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How To Treat A Sore Throat From 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
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
No, not usually.: Glands will swell for weeks after an upper respiratory infection, which causes drainage (briefly), but you said "chronic". I noticed gastritis and Prilosec on your profile. Are you sure post nasal drip isn't from GERD? Happens a lot. But look for other reasons for cervical gland pain or swelling. See your primary care, make sure your glands aren't a sign of something serious. ...Read more
Can post nasal drip cause a chronic sore throat? If so, what will stop the drip? Antihistamines and nasal sprays do nothing for me.
ENT doctor: If over the counter remedies have not helped it would be prudent to see an ENT specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more
See a doctor: After six weeks time you msy have a chronic sinus infection that should be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
Symptoms of mono: Infectious mononucleosis is a highly contagious viral respiratory infection. It is known for its severe sore throat, which often causes doctors to administer antibiotics, which then cause rashes. It is also known for causing profound fatigue and an enlarged spleen and tender lymph nodes elsewhere. All the regular respiratory symptoms, like post nasal drainage, runny nose and cough can also occur. ...Read more
Post nasal drip is causing me to gag and vomit will Robitussin CF help also got a cough from the drip?
Yes & no: 2 ingredients in Robitussin CF (cough suppressant dextromethorfan, expectorant guaifenesin) may help but the 3rd (decongestant pseudoephedrine) may keep the nose & sinuses running since it opens sinus passages. May want to use Robitussin-DM or Mucinex dm which don't have the decongestant. Antihistamine like zyrtec (cetirizine) will help stop runny nose. Possible drowsiness with these meds. ...Read more
Does sore throat caused by post nasal drip and GERD get heeled and how much time is required after starting the medicines.chronic sore throat for 6 mn?
Sore throat: You have two different problems. The allergic post nasal drip will be solved with Flonase in a few weeks. The reflux will take a few months and will require Prilosec twice a day and Zantac at night. It can take 3 to 6 months to get better in most cases. Good luck and feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can post nasal drip cause asthma? Secondly, can it cause chronic need for throat clearing?
No and yes: A post nasal drip will not cause asthma but it certainly could cause you to have to clear your throat. Everyone has a post nasal drip and it is only a problem when there is a change in either the quality or the quantity of the mucus. Once the cause of the change in mucus is treated the sensation of a post nasal drip should improve. ...Read more
How do I get rid of bad sore throat that follows post nasal drip and runny nose. What is this ? Allergies or something serious
Post Nasal Drip: Postnasal drip is likely secondary to allergies. The best treatment is intranasal steroid sprays with the addition of over-the-counter antihistamines like Chlor-Trimeton. It is important to see an allergist for further work up to determine what triggers are making your symptoms worse. Avoidance of trigger is key, unlikely something serious if you can feel dripping. Common cause of sore throat. ...Read more
Sore throat poss post nasal drainage. Would antihistamine help? Can I take while breast feeding? What to take for sore mild scratchy throat?
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