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What's the best antihistamine for allergic nasal pockets and what do you recommend please?

What's the best antihistamine for allergic nasal pockets and what do you recommend please?

Claratin or Zyrtec (cetirizine): Personally i prefer either claratin or zyrtec (cetirizine). These antihistamines are effective and usually non sedating. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pockets of throat mucus? This was found in nasal endoscopy

How do you get rid of pockets of throat mucus? This was found in nasal endoscopy

Ask MD who diagnosed: Throat mucous can be seen at many different levels in the throat and for many different reasons. The doctor who performed the endoscopy can probably clarify for you. For example, there can be mucous where the sinuses drain from problems such as allergies or sinusitis. There can be mucous lower in the throat (also visualized via a camera passed through the nose) from reflux or infection.... ...Read more

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How far back in the nose can Herpes appear?I used a new tissue from a pocket that came in contact with herpes (over 8 weeks ago) Should I be worried?

How far back in the nose can Herpes appear?I used a new tissue from a pocket that came in contact with herpes (over 8 weeks ago) Should I be worried?

Unlikely: Herpes is a virus infection will need body to body fluid contact , unlikely to get it from tissue paper . Herpes infection is rare in the back of nose if virus get implanted that area , can infect in the back of nose . To alleviate your fear get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have strep without pockets of strep and would you cough and have runny nose with strep?

Is it possible to have strep without pockets of strep and would you cough and have runny nose with strep?

It is possible: It is possible to have strep infection without what you call pocket of strep.And you can have cough and runny nose but not due to strep infection. ...Read more

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Hurting all in the face, nose congestion, have pus pockets in throat, spitting up phlem, and have a headache. Could this be a major sinus infection?

Hurting all in the face, nose congestion, have pus pockets in throat, spitting up phlem, and have a headache. Could this be a major sinus infection?

Bacterial infection: Sinus infection and the seasonal flu go hand in hand. Usually, flu goes away within a week, but sinus congestion and a feeling of sickness can linger and worsen due to bacterial infection. Res. See your pcp for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my throat constantly hurt and what can I do about it? Back in april i caught a cold and my throat has been hurting ever since (along with having plugged ears, sore face and neck, stuffed nose and pus pockets on my swollen tonsils). I've been to t

Why does my throat constantly hurt and what can I do about it? Back in april i caught a cold and my throat has been hurting ever since (along with having plugged ears, sore face and neck, stuffed nose and pus pockets on my swollen tonsils). I've been to t

Chronic : Chronic tonsillitis can be quite bothersome. Failure to respond to several courses of antibiotics might be an indication to have a tonsillectomy. You might want to se an otolaryngolist, ear nose and throat specialist, for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Sore throat small patches of bumpy. And itchy rash on elbo top of foot and knee pus pockets in throat? No runny nose or caugh. What could it be?

Sore throat small patches of bumpy. And itchy rash on elbo top of foot and knee pus pockets in throat? No runny nose or caugh. What could it be?

Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Strep throat can occur with a rash, but some viruses also cause rashes. ...Read more

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How can I stop nasal drip?

How can I stop nasal drip?

Depends: Nasal drip can be from many causes. Allergies are high on the list. Some get this with cold weather. Some get it with a cold. Some a condition called vaso-motor rhinitis. See your pcp or allergist and get checked. Antihistamines may help. Certain nasal sprays (atrovent) may help. Nasal steroids may help. You may need immunotherapy (allergy shots). Avoid the cold. ...Read more

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My wife have nasal post drip?

My wife have nasal post drip?

Treatments available: There are many treatments that can help her such as prescription inhaled corticosteroids for one example. Have her see a dr, get officially diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes post nasal just on one side?

What causes post nasal just on one side?

Depends: Have you had surgery in your ears or craniotomy? Do you have a severely deviated septm with allergies. If you had surgery, your postnasal drip on one side could be spinal fluid. If you have a severely deviated septum, instead of having drainage through your nostril, it goes backwards. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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What can be taken for consistent post nasal?

Post nasal drip: Salt water washes twice daily and saline mist up to 4x/day. Seeing an allergist to find out what you are allergic to and then focusing on an effective treatment option. ...Read more

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Can you tell me can I have nasal walls removed?

Can you tell me can I have nasal walls removed?

Yes: I do not know of any medical reason to have the nasal walls removed if your nasal passages are normal. Chronic cocaine use will erode the nasal passages. Not sure if that applies to you. An Ear, Nose and Throat specialist would be the physician of choice to see. ...Read more

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What to do if you suffer with postal nasal drip?

What to do if you suffer with postal nasal drip?

Depends: Post nasal drip can be allergic, nonallergic, and vasomotor rhinitis, acute nasopharyngitis, and sinusitis. Treatment depends on etiology. Medical consultation is needed. ...Read more

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Why do I have a nasal drip constantly every morning

NOT UNUSUAL: This time of the year, depending on where you live, moning due and rapid evaporation as the day warms up triggers nasal congestion, which triggers sinuses to drain in the back of your throat. ...Read more

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Nasal comfort - does it really work; should I try it?

Nasal comfort - does it really work; should I try it?

Yes, but: Yes, nasal lavage helps with many nasal symptoms including nasal drainage, allergy, secretions, sinus drainage, etc. Nasal Comfort I think is no longer sold. Any OTC nasal lavage product would do the same. If symptoms persist, see ENT doc. Don't overuse decongestant nasal sprays. ...Read more