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postnasal drip

The chronic secretion of mucus from the posterior nasal cavities, often caused by a cold or allergy.

postnasal drip

(Pathology) med a mucus secretion from the rear part of the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx, usually as the result of a cold or an allergy

post′nasal drip′

a trickling of mucus onto the pharyngeal surface from the posterior portion of the nasal cavity.
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Noun1.postnasal drip - chronic secretion of mucus from the rear of the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

post·na·sal drip

n. goteo postnasal.
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A runny nose that''s thick and yellow, headache above and below your eyes, a post-nasal drip that runs down the back of your throat.
Symptoms of nasal allergies (allergic rhinitis) include sneezing, congestion, runny nose; itchy or sore throat, post-nasal drip and cough; and red, itchy watery eyes.
Diane Stevens, 46, a native of Harlem, suffered with chronic sinusitis symptoms like congestion, loss of smell and post-nasal drip and tried to manage with it for years until her condition became too severe to ignore.
Common symptoms experienced by sufferers include facial pain, fatigue, a blocked nose, often with a thick exudate, post-nasal drip, sore throat, cough, sneezing and headache.
Arthur Cushing at The Holistic Wellness Center of Charlotte says, "The most commonly recognized symptoms of an allergy are post-nasal drip, sneezing, red or watery eyes, hives, asthma, sinus congestion, chronic ear infections, and hay fever.
THE He's a tedious, self-important git with post-nasal drip who is annoyingly reluctant to help Simon escape from his grandma's house by agreeing to rent him his flat in Soho.
The presenting symptoms of nasopharyngeal tuberculosis are cervical lymphadenopathy (most common), epistaxis, hearing loss, tinnitus, otalgia, nasal obstruction, post-nasal drip, snoring, diplopia or osteomyelitis of the clivus.
Post-nasal drip can be caused by colds, allergies, cold temperatures, second-hand smoke, hormonal changes, and structural problems (such as a deviated septum).
A green or gray nasal discharge, foul tasting post-nasal drip, facial pain/pressure or light fever are some of its symptoms.
A IT sounds like a common condition post-nasal drip, where mucus from the back of the nose is overproduced and runs down the throat.
Symptoms of inflammation caused by chronic sinusitis include nasal congestion, mouth breathing, nasal discharge, and post-nasal drip.
The three main causes of chronic coughs are post-nasal drip, asthma, and acid reflux," explains New York pulmonologist Dr.