A 71-year-old male patient presented to us at the Yuzuncu Yil University Hospital, Van, Turkey in May 2013 with a one-year history of snoring, nasal obstruction, periodic halitosis, postnasal
drip, occipital headache, and hearing loss.
Distribution According to Postnasal
Drip Count Percent Absent 115 76.
Gastroenterologists and others from the US and Singapore discuss the definition and pathophysiology of reflux; the evaluation of typical GERD; pulmonary manifestations like asthma, chronic cough, and aspiration; ear, nose, and throat manifestations, including laryngitis, cancer, hoarseness, sinusitis, and postnasal
drip; sleep disturbance; oral manifestations like tooth surface loss; and problems in pediatric populations, including feeding refusal, apnea, and insufficient weight gain.
For the typical sufferer, it can be triggered by tobacco use, postnasal
drip, asthma, allergic reactions and even acid reflux when the backflow of stomach acid irritates the throat.
The 2 450 participants in the review went to their doctor with a cold and symptoms such as facial pain, dental pain, postnasal
drip, or purulent nasal discharge for more than a week but less than a month.
Irrigation reduces postnasal
drainage, removes secretions, rinses away allergens and irritants, and improves muco-ciliary clearance.
Steroids were associated with improvement in facial pain, congestion, rhinorrhea, headache, and postnasal
These patients presented with the symptoms of epistaxis, nasal discharge, nasal obstruction, postnasal
drip, anosmia and septal perforation.
Q I've been bothered by postnasal
drip (PND) for more than a year.
It is also seen in cases where chronic cough derives mostly from a postnasal
May be accompanied by nasal congestion and postnasal
The listing of ear, nose, and throat conditions, over 500 pages in length, is organized around symptoms and includes hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness, facial nerve paralysis, postnasal
drip, lack of smell/taste, lump in the neck, voice abnormalities, benign oral lesions and throat discomfort.