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My son has had a sinus infection or post nasal drip since October. It is now almost Febuary! He is constintly clearing his throat and sniffing, but his nose seems dry. I have taken him to the dr. and they gave the antibiotic and also said to give zyrtec or claritn. the infection went away, but not the nasal drip, and the medicines aren't helping. They called in Singulair four days ago, but he still isn't better. Does anyone know how long it takes for Singulair to work? And will it work for post nasal drip?? Also do you think the Ear, Nose, and Throat dr. would help us more than the pediatrician? He is having really bad anixety from this and if anyone could help I would be grateful. baffle
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replied January 27th, 2009
drip
this is wierd.... everything you just said is happening to me ,ive had a nasel drip and sinus pressure with dry nose and no congestion since october. i too was givin an antibiotic but no luck either.i am going to an ent docter withen a week or so and will be glad to tell you anything i find out
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replied January 27th, 2009
thanks...
Thank you, and yes please let me know what happens at the dr. My son is a little better on the Singulair, but still not gone. Keep in touch and good luck.
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replied January 31st, 2009
dr. appt
well i went to dr. and he said enen though i have no nasel congestion the fluid in my sinus is still there and some is running down the back of my throat... so he persciped a 2 nasel sprays and a allergy pill i take at nite... if this doesnt work in 3 weeks trial i go back to docters for a ct scan and i will be glad to keep you informed after the 3 weeks to tell you wat happends
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Users who thank myke2009 for this post: accentz 

replied February 1st, 2009
thanks
Dear myke, Thanks for the info. My son is pretty much the same. It has been almost two weeks since the allergy pill. so that is interesting about the ct scan. Thank you and do let me know. Good luck.
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replied January 8th, 2013
Constant post nasal drip in child
Hi my son has the same symptoms, he is almost 5years and this has been going on for at least 10 months. He is constantly clearing his throat and is getting phlegm out. The pediatrician had us try two nasal allergy sprays and neither worked. I took him to an ear nose and throat specialist he said that it was a habit and that only my son could stop it. He implied that it could have started from something traumatic. Nothing traumatic has happened to him. All he did was to look into his nose and mouth (I don't know if there are more extensive test exams that can be done) The noise he makes is very disruptive during his preschool, his teacher calls him out every time he does it and children look at him like something is wrong with him. It is so sad. I am not sure what to do now. I have been told that my grandmother had to have her sinuses drained and my father says he has always had a lot of post nasal drip.
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