Allegra for post nasal drip

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I also had congestion and was prescribed flonase which helped but I occasionally still got congested. My main problem is post nasal drip. I don't have the regular itchy throat or runny nose but post nasal drip is killing me. The mucus feels like its just stuck in the back of my throat and makes me sick to my stomach. I was also prescribed astelin nasal spray and it helped some but I still get post nasal drip. Is there any other medication out there that would help?
Hi, the other causes for long term cough besides asthma are GERD and post nasal drip from allergies. GERD is gastro esophageal reflux disease where the stomach acids come back into the esophagus and spill into the windpipe causing cough. Treatment with antacids will help neutralize the acids. Post nasal drips can occur with sinusitis and throat infections. Giving up cigarettes will abolish smoker's cough in 90% of people.
I have post nasal drip that suddenly came on 9 months ago. I have been to my ENT doctor several times and he has prescribed Clariten, Prilosec, nasal steroids, chest x-ray, motrin, asthma inhaler, Mucinex and other over the counter medications and nothing has worked. I have clear mucous with continual throat clearing which is causing me to have problems concentrating at work. It seems to be coming up from the chest and I have a slight runny nose.
ME TOO!!! I have battled the PND for years.I have to be really careful not to catch a cold because it can last months and months due to the wonderful enviroment my PND has provided. I would agree that psuedoephidrine is great for drying up and alleviating cough but now available only on script. The TCM equivalent is Ephedra.I have also had some success with clearing the sinuses with acupuncture. It is also definitly worth stopping both dairy and gluten products in the diet .
Last week had a sore throat when i went to bed woke up in morning looked at throat saw long pieces of mucous up behind uvulva stretched to tongue.Checked symptoms on Post Nasal Drip and everything seems to fit.I keep having sneezing fits keep needing to twiddle my nose or run my finger across it sometimes without noticing had a little bit of eye pain at beginning which went away and has now come back again slightly like tired eyes. Little headaches at front of head above eyes.
I HAVE BEEN SUFFERING WITH CHRONIC POST NASAL DRIP ANDBAD BREATH FOR THREE YEARS.MY DENTIST SAY MY TEETH ARE FINE. MY ENT HAS PUT ME ON SEVERAL MEDICAIONS,NONE OF THEM WORKED.MY FAMILY DOCTOR SAID TO TAKE THE ALLERGY SHOTS AGAIN PLUS TAKE ALLEGRA,SINGULAR AND A NASAL WASH. WHAT DO YOU SUGGEST? I CANT WAIT ANOTHER YEAR TO GET RID OF HIS BREATH.PLEASE HELP ME!!!
Hello, What you seem to be having is chronic post nasal drip. Post-nasal drip is mucus accumulation in the back of the nose and throat leading to, or giving the sensation of, mucus dripping downward from the back of the nose. Post-nasal drip can be caused by excessive or thick secretions, or impairment in the normal clearance of mucus from the nose and throat.
Hi there, i'm 23, f, and I suffer from very unpleasant case of permanent post nasal drip, have had it for over 6 months now. I am quite positive that it developed due to my former excessive use of cocaine as I often had sinusitis and similar minor problems. Obviously due to this condition I ceased using the drug and also had to cut down on my smoking, which are probably the only good things that came out of it. I have tried several standard procedures, e.G.
I noticed my taste buds are red and my tongue seems to have sticky saliva now, probably due to the post nasal drip. I've been taking Prilosec and Allegra... I don't know what keeps causing this. I'm also taking allergy shots monthly. Do you think this could be a blockage of some sort? Would I need sinus surgery?
i have post nasal drip and sinus infections to the point that i have to pour salt water in my nose once a week. i'm sure someone out there can relate. i use to get sore throats, now it just feel like it's a blockage in my throat, i can swallow and eat but you can feel that it is not going down like it should. has anyone experienced this?? i have sinus problems so badthat a lot of time i feel as though i am getting dizzy or in another zone. does anyone experience this??
One is that an irritant (reflux, post-nasal drip for example) is causing irritation of pain and/or triger the cough receptors (nerves) in your throat. Another possibility is that there is actually a physical “something” lodged beneath the surface of your throat (for example, a small piece of ingested bone, such as chicken bone or some other foreign body) that was not visible on endoscopy.
I have had bad post-nasal drip most of my life and a cough to go along with it. I notice now that the cough almost sounds like a smoker's cough sometimes, goes along with a tightness in the chest. Other times I am fine, although the drip goes on! I have been using a steroid nasal spray, but it doesn't seem to help that much. What's out there to dry up that drip outside of just becoming an antihistamine junkie??
Post-nasal drip can be caused by excessive or thick secretions, or impairment in the normal clearance of mucus from the nose and throat. Various causes for chronic post nasal drip are allergies,viral infections,deviated nasal septum,chronic sinusitis,adenoid enlargement and diseases like sarcoidosis and GERD. Till the cause is treated,post nasal drip cannot be treated.So I think that an allergist’s and a simultaneous ENT surgeon’s opinion will be the best in confirming a diagnosis.
Hello and hope you are doing well. It can as inflammation in the nose and sinuses can cause inflammation around the Eustachian tube, which is the tube that runs from the back of the nose to the middle ear and is responsible for draining the middle ear of fluid. If there is Eustachian tube dysfunction from nose or sinus inflammation, fluid can remain in the middle ear which can lead to ear pain. You will need to consult your primary care physician for proper assessment.
I HAVE HAD A CHRONIC COUGH , MUCH MORE VIOLENT IN THE WINTER MONTHS, THAN SUMMER--I LIVE ON LI. IT IS TOTALLY INTERFERING WITH MY LIFE! IT IS A POST NASAL DRIP COUGH. I HAVE SEEN MANY DOCTORS AND GO TO AN ALLERGIST FOR SHOTS REGULARLY. I TAKE SINGULAR AND ALLEGRA, HAVE TRIED STERIODS, NOSE SPRAYS, WHICH I GET NOSE BLEEDS FROM. I DO NOT HAVE A DEVIATED SEPTUM. I COUGH SO VIOLENTLY THAT MY WHOLE BODY ACHES, I GET HEADACHES, ANDGREAT FATIGUE FROM IT. SOMETIMES IT'S SO BASE I DRY HEAVE.
I have had a post nasal drip and cough and weasing at night. I go to bed and anywhere from 1am to 4am I wake up coughing. Sometimes so bad that I throw up. I start weasing and then I end up awake anywhere from 1 to 3 hours. I seem to be doing ok during the day. I went to the doctor and this is what I do. A salt and baking soda wash in the am. I take allegra and singular. Then a nose spray as well. And some cough medicine that helps stops the cough. The doctor said that my sinus are swolen.
I've tried supplementing with a Neti Pot nasal wash, gargling with warm salt water, snorting warm salt water (before I found the neti pot of course), and using a saline nasal spray. The nasal rinse helps a little but not for a long enough time to be truly considered relief in my opinion. I've been to the doctor twice; the first time he prescribed Veramyst and Allegra-D, the second time he prescribed the aforementioned stuff. This is driving me crazy.
I have been to an ENT, no concern apparently for a CT scan. I have been to an allergist and he seems to think that my nasal area is being compromised by "something"...possibly chemicals??????????? I will post any further info and wish us all luck in finding the never ending solution.
I have had postnasal drip for 7 years. My ENT tried Flonase, Astelin and Allegra-d. Now she says that surgery is my next option. I decided to try nasal irrigation. I used a baby aspirator and did it exactly as shown on a website. When I pumped the solution into my one nostril, it did not come out the other side as the website said it should. Am I doing something wrong? Also, how long does it usually take to see results?
hi, your problem could be due to chronic sinusitis, which can result in post nasal drip and chronic coughing. You should contact your doctor and get a work-up done to confirm this diagnosis. Also, taking steriod nasal spray will help your condition.
By mid March I went back to the clinic. The doctor there said I had post nasal drip and had fluid in my ear. He told me to take mucinexd. It didnt seem to help. Same symptoms persisted another month. I went back in April, where a different nurse practitioner said I still had post nasal drip and gave me veramyst. This also didnt seem to do anything. By then I began to research online trying to self diagnose myself but cannot seem to come up with anything.
However, for the past 1 year I've had an occasional stuffy nose and a constant relentless post nasal drip which I ignored since it caused me no other problems. In the past 2 months I began to feel very tired, began to have a lot more mucus build up, sometimes teary or burning eyes, occasional cough, etc. It made me feel so tired, sluggish and drowsy that I could barely function at work. Initially my doctor suspected a sinus infection and gave me antibiotics.
By mid March I went back to the clinic. The doctor there said I had post nasal drip and had fluid in my ear. He told me to take mucinexd. It didnt seem to help. Same symptoms persisted another month. I went back in April, where a different nurse practitioner said I still had post nasal drip and gave me veramyst. This also didnt seem to do anything. By then I began to research online trying to self diagnose myself but cannot seem to come up with anything.
So I took Sudafed Allergy and it cleared up my nose so that I didn't have to blow it BUT left me with Post Nasal Drip instead. NOW I cough from an annoyed throat and lung congestion.With normal relaxed breathing I hear/feel the lung congestions & seems like I can't take a deep breath (I can) and if I do activity where I exert myself...I actually have no problems with the lungs. Is this normal for allergies??????? I am new to this whole seasonal allergy thing.
This is called chronic or nonallergic rhinitis, when the involuntary nervous system in your nose overreacts to irritants, chemical, odors, or weather changes (either pressure, temperature, or humidity changes). Symptoms include runny nose, sneezing, nasal congestion, post-nasal drip and headaches, and is often mistaken for regular allergies. This condition may respond to regular allergy medications, but not as well.
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(2 sprays per nostril once per day). While reclined in bed the post nasal drip triggers coughing attacks, which makes it impossible to sleep laying down. In recliner chair it subsides and I can sleep. My family (father side) has a lot of problems with post nasal drip. Most die of pulmonary failure.
Patient took 6 days of Allegra-D and as of today has not taken any meds for over 10 days. Patient now claims for the past three days he has had slight post-nasal drip, headache only in afternoons made worse by orientation, pressure behind the ears only with headache, has no runny nose, has clear nasal breathing, and is obviously still allergic to pollen. I recommended amoxicillin to combat infection.
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