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What Does It Mean If I Have Post Nasal Drip
Different reasons: The most common reasons for postnasal drip (pn hereandafter) are colds, allergies, chronic sinus inflammation, esophageal reflux, especially in small kids, polyps (nasal). Try neti pot sinus rinses. That seems to help a lot. Simple anti-allergy meds - allegra, zyrtec, claritin. If reflux is a case, may try acid reducers - zantac, (ranitidine) prilosec, etc. ...Read more
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
Not necessarily: It may means you are blocked up with continua drain. ...Read more
Broke nose month and half ago, dr's said my nose looked fine and wasnt crooked. Now im having post nasal drip, does this mean I have a deviated septum?
Not necessarily: It is possible to have internal nasal damage without any visible external damage after nasal trauma. If you are still having new onset nasal symptoms 6 weeks after nasal trauma, it is reasonable to see an otolaryngologist to assess the status of the nose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can having a broken nose cause post nasal drip? If so is that normal or does it mean you have a deviated septum?
Post nasal drips: A septal deviation with rhinitis can cause post nasal drip, similarly a post nasal drip can occur after acute injuries like fractures though in the latter case it is more likely to be bloody. In either case, it would be best to be seen by your ENT doctor or your plastic surgeon to get appropriate care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Just got a post nasal drip does that mean I'm also getting a cold? Only other symptom is coughing from the drip. Wat to take I have hbp and diabetes 2
I have this bad cough. I think it is post nasal drip but my throat isn't red, what does this mean?
Chronic sinusitis and post nasal drip. Ct sinus says low cribiform plate otherwise wnl. What does this mean?
See Below: Post nasal drip is usually caused by allergies creating increased mucous in the nose which runs down the back of your throat. You can also get post nasal drip from things that irritate your nose that you are not allergic to like pollution, smoke, perfumes, and other strong smelling things. It can be treated with antihistamines and if that fails see your doctor. ...Read more
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