postnasal drip

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chronic secretion of mucus from the rear of the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx

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She denied any history of headaches, epistaxis, postnasal drip, or nasal trauma.
Postnasal drip causes the sore throat, and the cough that often soon begins.
Christopher relates his own personal account of coping with ENS, offers an informed and informative evaluation of turbinate surgeries with respect to nasal conditions, provides an 'insider' look at the politics surrounding ENS within the medical community, and identifies the best treatments for ENS, many of which are also efficaciously applicable to sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, postnasal drip, GERD, and asthma.
Intranasal corticosteroids reduce individual nasal symptoms (sneezing, rhinorrhea, itching, postnasal drip, and nasal blockage) and total nasal symptom score better than with antihistamines.
At Shapiro's clinic, patients complained of itchy eyes, sneezing and postnasal drip.
ASTELIN(R) (azelastine hydrochloride) Nasal Spray, 137 mcg, is the only marketed second-generation nonsteroidal antihistamine indicated to treat both symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis, such as runny nose, sneezing, and nasal itching in patients 5 years of age and older, and symptoms of nonallergic vasomotor rhinitis, such as nasal congestion, postnasal drip, and runny nose in patients 12 years of age and older.
She denied diplopia, nasal obstruction, postnasal drip, nasal discharge, and a history of trauma to her head or face.
Postnasal drip is the term given to catarrh coming down the back of the throat from the sinuses and nasal passages.
Epidemiologic studies indicate the vast majority of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have symptoms characteristic of rhinitis: nasal dryness, congestion, postnasal drip, runny nose.
allergies experience many symptoms including watery eyes, postnasal drip,
Nine to 12 hours after the incident, he had onset of gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, abdominal cramps, and loose stools [approximately eight nonbloody loose stools over the next 8 hours]), nasal congestion, postnasal drip, and a self-reported fever.
Although we don't know why, the very back of the tongue is an important source of bad breath, possibly as a result of postnasal drip which can get stuck on the tongue and is then broken down by bacteria on the tongue surface.
Managing postnasal drip can be an uphill battle at times, but according to the Mayo Clinic Health Letter, there are things you can do that offer relief.
The other causes include smoking; allergic reactions; and postnasal drip syndrome.
Cause: Anaerobic bacteria that live at the back of the tongue eat and grow off whatever they find: from dead skin cells in the mouth to mucus to postnasal drip.