Symptom: Postnasal Drip

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Postnasal Drip

Postnasal drip (also post nasal drip or post-nasal drip) is a symptom in which mucus drips from the nasal cavity down into the back of the throat. Postnasal drip occurs as a result of excess mucus production that may be caused by a viral or bacterial infection, allergies, some medications, sinus problems, and pregnancy. Postnasal drip can cause irritation in the back of the throat, as well as a sore throat, frequent coughing, and a hoarse voice. Postnasal drip is common when suffering a cold or the flu. Postnasal drip should subside when an infection clears up or with medications to control allergies or treat a bacterial infection.

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It is a nightmare, have to sleep on two pillows at night and have head elevated at all times. Im a bad snorer could this be part of the cause. You only have to turn over and it drips out uncontrollably from one or both sides. Can go through many boxes of tissues, dont know where all this clear liquid can come from very embarrassing and stressful for me.5/27/2013 at 08:32 PM
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Feels like cold is stuck in my throat2/5/2012 at 09:50 PM
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