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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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Neck pain from post nasal drip?

Neck pain from post  nasal drip?

Here are some...: Postnasal drip suggests the presence of some inflammatory change of local mucosa including nasopharynx & nearby nasal sinuses, which very unlikely causes neck pain. To verify what might cause neck pain requires more detailed Hx, physical exam, and possible imaging studies, but has not ot be hard by following instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. More? Ask doc.... ...Read more

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Sinuses have cause post nasal drip since end of January.had pneumonia in February. Post nasal drip is back. Sides of neck hurt now. What do I do?

Sinuses have cause post nasal drip since end of January.had pneumonia in February. Post nasal drip is back. Sides of neck hurt now. What do I do?

Repeat ?: Thought I had answered this one before. You need to consult an allergist/immunologist to find out the cause. As for the neck pain, it may be totally unrelated but may be the result of tender large nodes from an infection. ...Read more

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Tender lymph nodes in neck. Could it be from post nasal drip?

Tender lymph nodes in neck. Could it be from post nasal drip?

Doubtful: Pnd is usually not a precipitating factor in lymphadenopathy. Infections and allergic reactions are more commonly causative factors in lymphadenopathy. If the condiiton persists, and the nodes do not get smaller and smaller in the next week or so, than see your dr. For an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause neck left gland to swell and hurt? It only swells when it drips. Ent said don't worry but I am miserable. On all meds + neti

Can post nasal drip cause neck left gland to swell and hurt? It only swells when it drips. Ent said don't worry but I am miserable. On all meds + neti

Depends: If the post-nasal drip is from a sinus infection, then your gland can swell up and be tender. You may need a ct sinus scan to find out however. ...Read more

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I have constant post nasal drip, cough and phlem. Is it normal that my glands behind ears and neck would be slightly inflamed?

Yes: Allergies, infections can cause your lymph nodes to be inflamed and enlarged. If this doesn't go away, see your doctor for an examination and further evaluation. ...Read more

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Have post nasal drip. Sides of neck hurt towards middle of neck but I cannot feel any swollen glands or nodes. What can this be?

Have post nasal drip. Sides of neck hurt towards middle of neck but I cannot feel any swollen glands or nodes. What can this be?

Form of pharyngitis: Post nasal drip is associated with a degree of pharyngeal irritation. The pharynx is divided into nasopharynx behind the nose where the drip originated, the Oropharynx behind the tongue, the hypopharynx further down. The latter joins to form the cervical esophagus on both sides of the posterior larynx known as the piriform sinuses. This area,is tender and has not involved nodes ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more