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Hypothyroidism Cause For Post Nasal Drip
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 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
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
The highest risk of group b strep infections is in newborns. In adults, group b strep can cause:
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
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
Allergy test: See an allergist and get treated. Nasal congestion diffuse tea tree oil 2hrs a days does wonders. ...Read more
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
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
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
No: No. See ENT doc or oral surgeon for exam. ...Read more
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
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
Why does post nasal drip cause nausea and how long does it take for medications like singular to stop post nasal drip?
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
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
No: They are unrelated issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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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