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Post Nasal Drip Heartburn
I have had a sore throat for 4 months, it hurts more some days than others, red throat, post nasal drip, heartburn, white coated tongue, golden staph+?
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
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?
I have been diagnosed with dysphagia caused by GERD and being treated for GERD . I am getting post nasal drip also can't sleep?
What could be the cause of my chronic cough? (it is not asthma, gerd, post nasal drip or any of the other typical problems)
Chronic cough: Medications is another cause. Have you been trialed on meds for the cough such as an anti-reflux pill for 4-6 weeks or an inhaled medication for 4-6 weeks since much of reflux is silent and there is a large component of something called cough variant asthma with totally normal breathing tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I wake up almost every morning with blood in my nose and mucus. I have constant post nasal drip symptoms. Forward head posture, gerd, lard? 6 months+
Maybe sinuses? : I would get checked out for chronic sinus disease. That might by the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
My breath has smelt acidy the past 2 days.cause? How do I fix it? I have gerd, post nasal drip. Recently gums bleed when brushing. Crown 1month ago
I was diagnosed with silent gerd. I had post nasal drip and hoarsness. A few days later i experienced sinus congestion and 100.2 fever. I currentl?
Sinus infection?: With sinus congestion, post nasal drip, fever, I would wonder if you have a sinus infection. You may need antibiotics, so see your doctor. In the meantime, "Simply Saline" spray, a nettie pot, guaifeniscen, may all help. If you feel severely ill, go to the ER or urgent care center. GERD can be responsible for hoarseness, choking sensation, and a range of other symptoms OTHER than heartburn. ...Read more
Is tif procedure a miracle cure for gerd and lpr? I going to ent if I learn my post nasal drip and gagging from it I do it.not eating that bland diet
Gerd, dog/grass/dust allergy, post nasal drip. Chronic barking cough. Which treatments to use and what is okay for long term use. Claritind long term?
Post nasal drip after uri. Lasts for 20 days. Only during winter. Coughs every 3 min. Following tests negative asthma, allergy, bronchoscopy, laryngoscopy. Currently treated for gerd. 13 yr old?
Postnatal drip.: Following viral upper respiratory infections, it is not uncommon to have cough for 3 weeks. The lining of the respiratory tract has the blanket of very tiny hairs called cilia. The cilia gets destroyed during viral infections. Takes about three weeks for new cilia to be formed. Cilia is involved in getting the mucus out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
How can I tell if my throat clearing (phlegm) is due to reflux or post nasal drip? I have GERD but I take a PPI & I thought it was controlled.
It can be tough.: Your conundrum is a common one. Throat clearing can be a common sign of various conditions, including GERD but also allergies and common viral infections. It's difficult to tell the difference at times, but if your GERD is and has been well controlled, then perhaps you should consider alternatives. Other viral symptoms or nasal/eye itching could point you toward a cold or allergies, respectively. ...Read more
I am useing e cig and have gerd. Sore throat for two weeks. Dr says it post nasal drip pills not working. Whatlse could it be? 2 neg strep test
Can a very mild sore throat and post nasal drip throat be caused by gerd?Myegd showed gastritis but nothing else-can i fix GERD thru diet and exercise
Don't know if it's post nasal drip that thin mucus or gerd not had burning for months in chest or throat doc has me on protonix (pantoprazole) 40mg for 2 weeks. ?
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