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Is a constant sore throat & drainage a chronis sinus infection ?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Usually not

It may be due to anything from acid refluxing from your stomach while you sleep to allergies to an early, easy-to-treat throat cancer.
A physician office visit is indicated if it lasts two weeks or more. I'm glad you're taking a pro-active approach to your health and i wish you luck.

In brief: Usually not

It may be due to anything from acid refluxing from your stomach while you sleep to allergies to an early, easy-to-treat throat cancer.
A physician office visit is indicated if it lasts two weeks or more. I'm glad you're taking a pro-active approach to your health and i wish you luck.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
I'm betting on reflux. I trust you don't have sleep apnea. A physician would have found cancer if it were present.
Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Chronic Sore Throat

Usually a chronic sore throat is due to a chronic irritation.
This could come from chronic mouth breathing, chronic acid reflux, allergies, or a sore that does not heal. Chronic sinus infections would be low on my list as possible causes of chronic sore throat. I would suspect chronic stuffy nose with mouth breathing, perhaps snoring may be contributing.

In brief: Chronic Sore Throat

Usually a chronic sore throat is due to a chronic irritation.
This could come from chronic mouth breathing, chronic acid reflux, allergies, or a sore that does not heal. Chronic sinus infections would be low on my list as possible causes of chronic sore throat. I would suspect chronic stuffy nose with mouth breathing, perhaps snoring may be contributing.
Dr. Robert Knox
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