Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: MAry | 2007/06/07

Q.

Post nasal drip

My doctor said my daughter has post nasal drip hence she coughs
all the time .What cause this ?

WWhat can we do at home to male the conditions better
..we have carpets and live in an area where there is alot of dust

What can we buy?

Thanks
Mary

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

In young children a post nasal mucous drip is almost always caused by one or other of the following;enlarged adenoids, an allergic nasal problem or a persistent cold. Use saline nose drops twice daily to clear her nose and using a humidifier in her bedroom at night may help a lot.

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