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What can I do about postnasal drip?

What can I do about postnasal drip?

Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read more

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What can I do for postnasal drip ?

What can I do for postnasal drip ?

Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read more

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How can postnasal drip affect your singing?

How can postnasal drip affect your singing?

Hoarseness: Sometimes when there is a condition referred to as postnasal drip there is also an associated hoarseness which will affect the quality of singing. ...Read more

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Can I get postnasal drip from a temperature change?

Can I get postnasal drip from a temperature change?

YES BECAUSE THAT: Usually comes along with changes in barometric pressure, to which your upper respiratory tract will respond to. ...Read more

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Have a postnasal drip all year round. What's the best way to cure this?

Have a postnasal drip all year round. What's the best way to cure this?

See doctor: You need to see a doctor who can examine you and determine whether the problem is a post-nasal drip and then where the source may be. The treatment can only start after a diagnosis has been made. ...Read more

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And can this postnasal drip cause cough?

And can this postnasal drip cause cough?

Yes...: Post-nasal drip can lead to bronchospasm which can lead to cough. Treatment would include nasal steroid spray in addition to bronchodilator and steroid inhalers. ...Read more

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Does postnasal drip cause halitosis?

Does postnasal drip cause halitosis?

Yes, it can.: Postnasal drip can create a malodorous breath. The excessive mucous flow can promote bacterial growth and that usually will smell bad. ...Read more

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Postnasal drip with dry cough, what to do?

Postnasal drip with dry cough, what to do?

Saline nasal wash: And OTC cough medicine, unless contraindicated, if that doesn't work in a day or so, please see your doctor, goodluck ...Read more

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How can I reduce/get rid of postnasal drip?

How can I reduce/get rid of postnasal drip?

Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read more

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Can adenoids cause chronic postnasal drip?

Can  adenoids cause chronic postnasal drip?

If infected.......: If chronically infected the adenoid can be the source of post nasal drip. This does not happen often however. Look at environmental/ inhalant allergies, reflux and other causes of rhinitis for more common causes. ...Read more

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Can this postnasal drip cause chronic cough?

Can this postnasal drip cause chronic cough?

Yes: The major causes of cough included post nasal drip, asthma and reflux. This probably accounts for 90% of the reasons for cough. ...Read more

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Is postnasal drip itself a symptom of allergies?

Is postnasal drip itself a symptom of allergies?

Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read more

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Which of the sinuses most causes postnasal drip?

Which of the sinuses most causes postnasal drip?

Maxillary: I don't believe there has been such a study, but I would guess that the maxillary sinuses (with the largest holding capacity among sinuses) would be the ones. ...Read more

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I have a cough but i always get mucus from postnasal drip. Is this serious?

I have a cough but i always get mucus from postnasal drip. Is this serious?

NOT SERIOUS: May have allergy see your gp or a allergist as well as r/o gerd might need some further evaluation also. ...Read more

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Why does postnasal drip from a cold sometimes cause nausea? Any good remedies?

Why does postnasal drip from a cold sometimes cause nausea? Any good remedies?

Yes: Swallowing nasal/sinus drainage is not pleasant and can cause nausea. Keep well hydrated during a cold, and you can try saline sinus rinses and/or intranasal steroid sprays twice a day during cold. ...Read more

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Which medicine for postnasal drip (possibly caused by allergies) is most effective?

Which medicine for postnasal drip (possibly caused by allergies) is most effective?

PN-drip: There are three main causes of pn-drip 1) nasal allergies 2) a chronic sinus infection 3) non-allergic rhinitis an allergist can help you find the issue or issues that are causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Does postnasal drip cause a white tongue?

Does postnasal drip cause a white tongue?

Not usually: The nasal mucosa produces about a quart of mucus daily. It goes down the throat and we swallow it. I doubt this PND would cause discoloration of the tongue. You need to rule out a fungal infection. See Dentist or ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Could enlarged adenoids cause chronic postnasal drip?

Could enlarged adenoids cause chronic postnasal drip?

The other way around: It is likely the other way around. Chronic rhino-sinusitis from any etiologies causes your adenoids to enlarge. Adenoids are local lymphatic tissues that drain from surrounding tissues. When there is chronic inflammation in the nasopharygeal area, adenoids will be big. Then with enlarged adenoids, they will further obstruct the drainage causing more congestion. An allergist or ENT can help you. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of postnasal drip? Musinex isn't working.

How do I get rid of postnasal drip?  Musinex isn't working.

Post nasal drip: There are many possibilities. You must find out why you have the post nasal drip in order to get it to clear up. perhaps you have and allergy or sinus infection. Do you smoke or take drugs? See your doctor to find the cause and treat you. ...Read more

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