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I am wondering, like others apparently, whether post-nasal

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I am wondering, like others apparently, whether post-nasal drip (non-allergic rhinitis) can cause stomach issues. I have gastritis and some reflux, and know that reflux can cause post-nasal drip, but over the years my stomach starts feeling better when I take Tavist, and anti-histamine.
JA: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?
Customer: No vomiting, very rarely nausea. I am 61 years old and have had some stomach-related issues and nasal congestion, etc. off and on since I was in my early 20's. I take Zantac 300 every night, and have used Prilosec off and on for the past few years, but no significant improvement.
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should be aware of?
Customer: I have tinnitus, which I can live with, but thought I would mention it.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

And the answer is an emphatic: YES!

PND commonly causes stomach issue.

nausea, gastritis, etc.


Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
thanks for this questionplease don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it. :)if you have more questions, just reply