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Can post nasal drip or sinusitis cause a cough that produces a lot of mucous?

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Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Yes

The cough is likely due to irritation at the back of the throat and the mucous is likely drainage from the sinuses.

In brief: Yes

The cough is likely due to irritation at the back of the throat and the mucous is likely drainage from the sinuses.
Dr. Jayshree Chander
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Dr. Dilawar Singh
General Practice

In brief: Sinus

Yes, it can produce mucous.
The sinuses are small, air-filled spaces inside the cheekbones and forehead. They make some mucus which drains into the nose through small channels. Sinusitis means inflammation of a sinus. Most bouts of sinusitis are caused by an infection. The cheekbone (maxillary) sinuses are the most commonly affected. http://patient.info/health/chronic-sinusitis

In brief: Sinus

Yes, it can produce mucous.
The sinuses are small, air-filled spaces inside the cheekbones and forehead. They make some mucus which drains into the nose through small channels. Sinusitis means inflammation of a sinus. Most bouts of sinusitis are caused by an infection. The cheekbone (maxillary) sinuses are the most commonly affected. http://patient.info/health/chronic-sinusitis
Dr. Dilawar Singh
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