The sensation of postnasal drip can develop due to excess mucus production, throat irritation or thickened mucus. The most common conditions associated with postnasal drip include:
Your nose and throat produce mucus around-the-clock to moisten the nasal membranes, filter foreign particles and help your body fight infections.
Acid reflux is a condition that can be very receptive to lifestyle changes. Many of our patients are able to control their symptoms by:
If your postnasal drip persists and does not respond to home remedies, you’ll want to see your SFENTA ear, nose and throat doctor. During your appointment, your physician will examine your nose, throat and vocal cords with a thin, lighted microscope. Depending on the findings of the exam, possible treatments include:
Postnasal drip is one of the most common complaints ENT doctors hear – and fortunately, it’s a treatable problem. Contact SFENTA today and let our experienced ear, nose and throat specialists help you relieve your symptoms.
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