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What exactly is post nasal drip?

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What exactly is post nasal drip?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for your question.

It is a condition where mucus keeps dropping into the throat from the sinuses around our nasal area.

It can be quite irritating leading to cough.

Since how long have you been having these symptoms?

Any other medicine you may have used?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My G.P. prescribed nebivoral for high blood pressure 4/5 yrs.,ago.l noticed it soon after.l was given a nose spray,seemed to make it worse.
No other medicine l can recall.
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for the reply.

Couple of possible caused would need to be looked into.

One possible cause is allergic rhinitis.Mast cell stabiliser like Montekulast would be helpful in this condition.

Other possible cause is gastro esophageal reflux.In that case proton pump inhibitors like Nexium would help.You need to discuss these possible causes and treatments with your doctor.