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Does someone with chronic post nasal drip who works in a

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Does someone with chronic post nasal drip who works in a supermarket have an 8ncreased risk from covid19
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: I constantly clear my thought or cough to clear away mucous that drips down my throat. I have had it for years and it's something I live with but am concerned I am at higher risk from Covid 19 because of my sinus problems.
JA: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?
Customer: No other symptoms.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I take sertraline for depression, have a hiatus hernia and a redundant colon, also IBS.
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  neurosurg replied 16 days ago.

Hello -

 

No, having post nasal drip does not increase your risk.

 

People with:

 

high blood pressure

diabetes

lung conditions

heart conditions

the elderly (especially over 80)

immunocompromised (such as people on chemotherapy for cancer)