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Can homeopathy help with chronic post nasal drip allergies and hypothyroidism?

Can homeopathy help with chronic post nasal drip allergies and hypothyroidism?

Yes it can, BUT: Even though I'm a homeopath as well as a conventional physician, homeopathy would not be my primary recommendation for treating hypothyroidism. Replenishment of hormone is needed. Homeopathy can help whatever the body itself can heal -- and it can definitely help the allergies. You may also find some food sensitivities at the bottom of those, and dietary adjustments can make a huge difference! ...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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Can post nasal drip cause reflux?

Can post nasal drip cause reflux?

No, but: Sometimes the problem is not that producing too much mucus, but rather it's not being cleared away effectively. Swallowing problems can cause a buildup of liquids in throat, which can feel like postnasal drip. These problems can sometimes occur with age, a blockage, or conditions such as GERD.
The conditions can coexist separately in the same patient.
See ENT doc to sort out the problem. ...Read more

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Can smoking cause post nasal drip?

Can smoking cause post nasal drip?

Yes: May increase inflammation of upper airways such as nose and sinuses. And that inflammation may cause postnasal drip. ...Read more

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Does strep b cause post nasal drip?

Does strep b cause post nasal drip?

Unlikely: The highest risk of group b strep infections is in newborns. In adults, group b strep can cause:
bloodstream infections
pneumonia (infection in the lungs)
skin and soft-tissue infections
bone and joint infections
rarely in adults: meningitis (brain).
It would not be a typical cause of sinus infection that leads to post nasal drip. ...Read more

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Can dog hairs cause post nasal drip?

Can dog hairs cause post nasal drip?

Dog allergy: One of the symptoms of animal dander allergy (including dogs) is post nasal drip, typically associated with sneezing, runny nose, itchy nose/eyes and nasal congestion. The allergen is typically the dander which can be found on the skin and hairs of the animals. An allergist can test for dog dander allergy. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause gastritis?

Can post nasal drip cause gastritis?

Doubtful: An excessive amount of post nasal drainage can irritate the throat and will be swallowed. If you have gastritis, consult a gastroenterologist. He will determine the cause and endoscopy may be needed. ...Read more

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Does post nasal drip cause bumps on tonque?

May be related: Post nasal drip can be from sinus or pharyngeal infection which can cause lingual tonsillar bumps way I the back of the tongue to enlarge. ...Read more

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Can Barrett's esophagus cause post nasal drip?

Can Barrett's esophagus cause post nasal drip?

Postnasal drip: No. Acid reflux into nasopharynx is extremely uncommon. It is more likely that you may have allergic or atrophic rhinitis. An exam by ENT may benefit you. ...Read more

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How can you treat post-nasal drip caused by allergies?

How can you treat post-nasal drip caused by allergies?

Allergy test: See an allergist and get treated. Nasal congestion diffuse tea tree oil 2hrs a days does wonders. ...Read more

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Can excessive swallowing cause a feeling of post nasal drip?

Can excessive swallowing cause a feeling of post nasal drip?

Maybe...: Excessive swalling could cause a feeling of post nasal drip, but vice versa could occur as well. Also, if someone were to have a history of panic or anxiety, that could increase the feeling, as do some meds if they change salivation or eating habits. This is a behavior that is most certainly amenable to cbt, however, and would decrease swallowing air and belching. ...Read more

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Any medicine to cure post nasal drip which causes bad breath.

Any medicine to cure post nasal drip which causes bad breath.

Decongestants: Decongestants can be taken orally in pill form, or nasally, in spray form.
These treat symptoms only. Get examined and find out what's causing your problem.
You may have inhalation allergies, it which case your dr. May wish to treat differently. ...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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What is a good way to cure post nasal drip and stop bad breath caused by it?

See Dentist then ENT: First try to determine the cause of the sinus problems. An infected upper tooth can cause chronic sinus problems. If there are not dental problems then see a physician or ent. ...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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What is the best home remedies for post nasal drip that also causes halitosis had it for many years?

What is the best home remedies for post nasal drip that also causes halitosis had it for many years?

May be normal: In dental school, an oral surgeon once told us there is no such thing as 'post nasal drip' as an anomaly--we all have it. It is normal, and most of us drain a quart of fluid a day down the back of our throat. People that say they have a problem have just become more aware of that draining. That being said, there are some that get relief using otc allergy medicines. Best of luck. ...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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Does sertraline cause post nasal drip?

Does sertraline cause post nasal drip?

Probably not: I have never seen this side effect. However, everyone is unique and has a unique chemistry. Talk with the prescribing physician if you feel post nasal drip and sertraline are related in your case. ...Read more

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Could post nasal drip cause a sour stomach?

Could post nasal drip cause a sour stomach?

Possibly: If one has significant post nasal drip then it would not be unusual for a patient to complain of an upset stomach. In some the psot nasal drip could be to such a degree that vomiting can occur. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause crackles?

Not usually: Post nasal drip typically causes throat discomfort and throat clearing. Crackles generally refers to lung sounds where there is fluid in the alveoli (most distal part of the lung where gas exchange takes place). Crackles is common in pneumonia and "interstitial lung diseases.". ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause bad odour through nose?

Can post nasal drip cause bad odour through nose?

Or the reverse...: Quite possibly the origin of the post nasal drip is also the origin of the bad odor.
Could you have a polyp in the nasal cavity that causes mucus to be secreted and puddle?
Could there be a chronic infection in one of your sinus cavities?
Do you have chronic congestion or discolored drainage?
Certainly something to be evaluated more thoroughly. ...Read more

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How can you stop post nasal drip which causes vomitting.?

Post nasal drip: Post nasal drip may due to rhinitis, sinusitis, gastro-esopahageal reflux, allergies; find the cause and treat it.
For example allergies can be treated with antihystamine (loratadine, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) cetirizine), reflux can be treated with antacid (ranitidine, omeprazole, lansoprazole), see a doc to find the cause. ...Read more

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What can cause post nasal drip into air passage in thoat and what can I do to stop it.

What can cause post nasal drip into air passage in thoat and what can I do to stop it.

Post nasal drip: Hello. The nasal mucus could be excessive especially during allergy season. I would recommend first a nasal saline wash. Sometimes just removing the pollen from the lining inside your nose is effective. Another option would be an OTC antihistamine like Zyrtec, Allegra or Claritin. Each is available an generic too. Good luck. ...Read more

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For globus sensation that is caused by post-nasal drip, once the drip goes away, how long can the globus sensation typically last after that?

For globus sensation that is caused by post-nasal drip, once the drip goes away, how long can the globus sensation typically last after that?

Varies: Making the assumption that the sensation is actually the result of the pnd, it will depend upon the duration of the PND and the degree of inflammation it has produced. The rate of resolution will also depend upon your health, underlying medical issues, etc. If it lasts longer than two or three weeks suggest you get examined by an ENT doctor. May not be due to the pnd. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause slight hoarse voice?

Post nasal drip: Yes. If you have allergies, remember to take your medications. Saline nasal spray can be very helpful to thin mucus, making it more easy to move down the throat and decreasing throat clearing. Rest your voice while it is hoarse to reduce vocal strain. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause bad breath through the nose?

Can post nasal drip cause bad breath through the nose?

Yes: Many things cause bad breath. Tonsillar stones, acid reflux, gum disease. Post nasal drip generally indicates a sinus infection. ...Read more

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