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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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What is the best treatment for gerd? I don't have heartburn but I have constant post nasal drip symptoms & asthma. Which medications should I take?

What is the best treatment for gerd? I don't have heartburn but I have constant post nasal drip symptoms & asthma. Which medications should I take?

GERD: Gerd and laryngopharnygeal reflux can be a significant trigger for asthma, see a specialist (allergist) familiar with both lpr and asthma if you pcp does not seem to understand this association or recommend appropriate or effective management. ...Read more

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Nausea and burping immediatly after eating, burping or lying on right side. Also post nasal drip and anxiety all day. Occasional heartburn. Any cause?

Nausea and burping immediatly after eating, burping or lying on right side. Also post nasal drip and anxiety all day. Occasional heartburn. Any cause?

Nausea: Your symptom of burping, especially when lying on right side is most likely related to acid reflux. In young male of age 22, these not very worrisome, especially if symptom has been present only for a short while. Please review following video to get started: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/gerddiagnosis-and-treatment however, if they persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have constant post nasal drip tickle cough till I throw up & indigestion at night and feel like I'm going to throw up too. GERD? Cold? 320lbs PCOS

I have constant post nasal drip tickle cough till I throw up & indigestion at night and feel like I'm going to throw up too. GERD? Cold? 320lbs PCOS

Good food: The easiest way to improve digestion, reduce weight, cholesterol, PCOS is by completely stopping grains, lentils, potatoes based items. Also avoid milk protein (milk, yogurt, cheese) since it causes insulin resistance and hormone imbalance Healthy food items such as eggs, fish, chicken, meats, vegetables, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Take probiotic daily ...Read more

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I have gastritis and allergies. Right now I have post nasal drip and bad heart burn can the post nasal drip cause this?

I have gastritis and allergies. Right now I have post nasal drip and bad heart burn can the post nasal drip cause this?

Unlikely: These are separate issues but alcohol is likely making the GI problems worse. Stop the alcohol as a first step. ...Read more

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I have white color post nasal drip and reflux A grade!how i will stop nasal drip? does it stop with ppi?its silence reflux,no heart burn ever,what nee

I have white color post nasal drip and reflux A grade!how i will stop nasal drip? does it stop with ppi?its silence reflux,no heart burn ever,what nee

GERD: Reflux can cause upper airway symptoms;PPI will reduce acidity in the refluxing fluid but the mechanical disorder causing reflux is largely persistent and also requires intervention;obstructive sleep apnea frequently coexists and may need attention ...Read more

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I've had hoarseness and frequent throat clearing for years.Always thought it was post nasal drip but lately developed heart burn. Likely gerd related?

I've had hoarseness and frequent throat clearing for years.Always thought it was post nasal drip but lately developed heart burn. Likely gerd related?

Possible: Or rather LPR, laryngopharyngeal reflux, that's when the stomach acid reaches the throat in GERD. Kindly ask your doctor to refer you to an ENT specialist who would examine your upper airways too for the possible post nasal drip as well, you may need treatment for both conditions, LPR can be controlled when GERD is controlled, good luck ...Read more

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Think accidentally made chlorine gas, inhaled 5 minutes or so, developed heartburn, tired eyes, nasal congestion, and sore throat, will i be ok?

Think accidentally made chlorine gas, inhaled 5 minutes or so, developed heartburn, tired eyes, nasal congestion, and sore throat, will i be ok?

Probably: However if the symptoms persists for more than a day or gets worse, check with your doctor. How did you accidentally make chlorine gas in the first place? ...Read more

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How we seperate sinus caused by reflux?i have nasal drip n sinus diagnosed,i hv also reflux grade a with no heartburn!i also diet but still!hw we sepe

How we seperate sinus caused by reflux?i have nasal drip n sinus diagnosed,i hv also reflux grade a with no heartburn!i also diet but still!hw we sepe

Posterior Rhinorrhea: Chronic cough may be precipitated by post nasal drip and reflux. There is really no test to differentiate which one predominantly contributing to the symptoms, but treating either condition and look for the symptom improvement. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more