postnasal


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post·na·sal

 (pōst-nā′zəl)
adj.
Located or occurring posterior to the nose.
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postnasal

(ˌpəʊstˈneɪzəl)
adj
(Anatomy) situated behind the nose
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post•na•sal

(poʊstˈneɪ zəl)

adj.
located or occurring behind the nose or in the nasopharynx; nasopharyngeal.
[1895–1900]
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Translations

post·na·sal

a. postnasal, detrás de la nariz.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

postnasal

adj posnasal or postnasal; — drip goteo posnasal or postnasal, goteo retronasal
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Later, your child may get a postnasal drip, when the mucus runs down the back of the nose to the throat.
People with the condition often suffer "from symptoms including nasal congestion, loss of sense of smell, postnasal drip, cough, hoarseness, asthma, sinus headaches and/or snoring and sleep apnea," he said.
Since many of its symptoms (watery and red eyes; cough; itchy nose; swollen, blue-colored skin under the eyes; postnasal drip; and fatigue) may last up to as long as one is exposed to the allergens, it is often difficult to differentiate between a common cold and hay fever.
Over the past 5 days, he has had thicker postnasal drip, the development of facial pain, and fevers as high as 102 degrees.
My symptoms included mouth sores that lasted for months on end, a distended stomach, pins and needles in my extremities, a constant sore throat, postnasal drip, and runny and stuffy nose.
Bilateral nasal obstruction was the most frequent presenting symptom seen in all the subjects (100%) followed by postnasal drip (92.5%), excessive sneezing (72.0%), rhino rhea (67.5%) and loss of sense of smell (63.7%).
This common condition, which can cause nasal congestion, runny nose and postnasal drip (the symptom you describe), affects 10 to 40 percent of the population in industrialized countries.
Nasal obstruction is the most common symptom, although otitis media or postnasal drip may be seen with the tumor involving the posterior and lateral nasopharyngeal walls.
People who have mucus in their throats typically call it postnasal drip, which suggests the source is above - in the nose and upper airways.
Can help relieve persistent night cough A postnasal drip (PND) occurs when excessive mucus is produced; The excess mucus accumulates in the throat or back of the nose and can trigger a cough which often gets worse at night.
In this report, we present a 71-year-old case with a huge TC who presented to our clinic with the complaints of snoring, nasal obstruction, periodic halitosis, postnasal drip, headache, and hearing loss in the left ear and underwent total excision of the cyst through transnasal endoscopy.