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06 Apr 2003

Post-nasal drip (I think)
Hi Doc
For the past few months I have been continuously swallowing what seems to be mucus. I feel it in the back of my throat and it seems to gather in my chest. Causes heartburn and I feel ill and very hungry at the same time. I tried a course of antibiotics which didn't help, celestamine (didn't help), Solmucol 200 (didn't help), nexiam and I am now trying a product called Clarityne D (doesn't seem to be helping much). What causes this and is there anything I can do to get rid of it? It's horrible.
Thanks for your time.
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01 Jan 0001

Blue eyes, it sounds like it might be due to an allergy, but then the Clarityne DĀ® and definitely the CelestamineĀ® should have made a difference. It might be that you have a chronic infection of your sinuses or nose, but then one would expect other symptoms like fever and/or pain as well. I suppose I can keep on guessing till tomorrow, but the best would probably be to see a ENT specialist and have t sorted out. Good luck.
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