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Post Nasal Drip

When the body produces more mucus than usual, which starts running from the back of your nose to the throat, it is called post nasal drip. Colds, flu, allergies, sinusitis, deviated nasal septum, changing climate, and certain spicy food can cause this. Sometimes, it can result from swallowing problems that cause liquid buildup in the throat.

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I have had a persistent cough with irritation in the throat. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a persistent cough for more than two weeks. Also, I have irritation in the back of my throat, which worsens at night. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhananjay Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Your history shows you are suffering from a 'Post-nasal drip.' Post-nasal drip (PND) is the drainage of secretion from the nose or paranasal sinuses into the pharynx. That is probably why you feel the 'tickle' in your throat. The mech...  Read Full »

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