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Thick Post Nasal Drip
Getting over cold with thick post nasal drip at night. The past few nights i remember waking up multiple time s to breath. Can drip cause temp apnea?
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
I'm having weird rust colored thick post nasal drip, its not red spots, but as if the mucus was produced red. Should I be worried?
Repeated Neg allergy tests by different allergist no structural sinus issues. Past 40 yrs chronic thick post nasal drip. Could it be related to UCTD?
Post nasal drip: This can be a chronic problem for some people. It is due to thick mucin, not too much like people often think. Dry mucus can be caused by insufficient water intake, too much caffeine, medication side effects, deviated septum, small polyps that maybe haven't shown on allergy or CT exams, and laryngopharygeal reflux. I suggest seeing ENT if not done to get nasal and laryngeal endoscopy to evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tongue is dry (thick white coating). Saliva pools on the floor of the mouth . Blocked dry nose and white thick post nasal drip?
How long?: Have these symptoms been present for long? Is your nose blocked because of crusty secretion and not turbinate swelling? If this has been present for more than a month, you may be suffering from sicca syndrome in which the glands secreting tears, saliva, and nasal mucus are no longer fully functioning. ...Read more
Neg allergy testing, successful sinus surgery, use daily saline rinse but chronic copious thick post nasal drip for years. What are possible reasons?
Allergy?: Many sufferers of chronic sinusitis are made miserable by environmental allergens that aren't on a standard allergy screen, or show a false negative reaction. I suggest repeat testing along the way to rule out any false negatives. Surgery can affect secretions and ciliary function on a sort-term(1-3 days) basis. ...Read more
I'm sick with flu or flu-like illness, including sore throat. Today I noticed very bloody thick post nasal drip. I don't have sinus pain. What is this?
I have some thick post nasal drip & sore throat. We're trying to get pregnant but if I am, i'm less than 4 weeks along. Do I follow pregnant restriction?
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What causes chronic sinus inflammation,thick post nasal drip 10yrs, neg allergie,neg asthma, daily saline rinses & steroid spray? Ct no obstruction
Wegner's granulomato: See your doc to be checked for immunologic /genetic disorder. ...Read more
Finished 5-day azithromycin today for sinus inf/post nasal drip. Still have thick post nasal drip causing sore throat. Should i return to my dr?
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