Post-nasal drip is when mucus from the nasal passages and sinuses drains into the throat. Post-nasal drip can cause a sore throat, laryngitis, a cough, bad breath, hoarseness, and sometimes wheezing.
Post-nasal drip often improves on its own, but if it lingers it may need treatment with medicines.
Current as ofMarch 27, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffWilliam H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Current as of: March 27, 2018
William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
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