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drip

Med
a. the usually intravenous drop-by-drop administration of a therapeutic solution, as of salt or sugar
b. the solution administered
c. the equipment used to administer a solution in this way

drip

[drip]
(architecture)
(hydrology)
Condensed or otherwise collected moisture falling from leaves, twigs, and so forth.
(materials)
Oil which comes through the cloth of a paraffin wax press.
Filter drainings too dark to be included in filter stock.
(petroleum engineering)
A discharge mechanism installed at a low point in a gas transmission line to collect and remove liquid accumulations. Also known as blowcase.

drip, headmold, hoodmold, label, throating, weather molding

drip, 4
1. The outermost projecting molding around the top of a door or window, to discharge rainwater.
2. A throat, 2.
3. A pipe, or a steam trap and a pipe considered as a unit, which conducts condensation from the steam side of a piping system to the water or return side of the system.
4. A container that is typically installed at a low point in a gas piping system to collect condensate (i.e., liquids that may form within the gas system).
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The cystic types are often asymptomatic.3 If the cyst size exceeds 1-2 cm in diameter, they may cause a number of symptoms including persistent postnasal drip, occipital headache, neck stiffness, halitosis, and conductive hearing loss associated with middle ear effusion caused by nasal speech and Eustachian tube dysfunction.4 Our patient was detected with a 3x3.5 cm fluctuating, soft Thornwaldt's cyst covered with firm mucosa, completely obstructing the airway in the left side of the nasopharynx, and causing middle ear effusion and hearing loss.
Patient Sex/age (y) Preoperative Side (s) number symptoms/complaints 1 M/16 OME Bilateral NO 2 F/8 OME Bilateral NO Snoring 3 M/6 OME Bilateral NO Snoring 4 M/21 OME Right NO Postnasal drip 5 M/25 Aural fullness Left Tinnitus Left 6 M/21 Aural fullness Bilateral NO Postnasal drip Patient Sex/age (y) Grading of adenoid Preoperative tympanogram number hypertrophy (s) 1 M/16 Symmetric, Gr 3 Type B, bilateral 2 F/8 Symmetric, Gr 4 Type B, right 3 M/6 Asymmetric, Type B, bilateral Left: Gr 4 Right: Gr 3 4 M/21 Symmetric, Gr 3 Type A, left Type B, right 5 M/25 Symmetric, Gr 2 Type A, bilateral 6 M/21 Symmetric, Gr 4 Type A, bilateral OME = otitis media with effusion; NO = nasal obstruction; Gr = Grade.
The relationship between reflux and laryngitis is not completely clear, so other causes of laryngitis such as allergies, smoking or postnasal drip should always be investigated .
"Allergic rhinitis can cause postnasal drip, which can make you cough.
Some common pediatric diagnoses include "eczema" (692), "postnasal drip" (784.91), "fussy infant" (780.91) and "bronchitis" (490)--not to be confused with "acute bronchitis (466) or "asthmatic bronchitis" (493.9).
As you suggest, coughs may be triggered by sinus drainage and postnasal drip. Mucus tends to get thicker (and more bothersome) as people age.
Postnasal drip causes the sore throat, and the cough that often soon begins.
A IT sounds like you have a postnasal drip. This is an excess of mucus from the sinus and the back of the nose that runs down the throat.
Thickened mucus can pool in the sinuses or in the nose, leading to congestion, drainage, headache, cough and postnasal drip and providing fertile ground for bacterial infection.
Christopher relates his own personal account of coping with ENS, offers an informed and informative evaluation of turbinate surgeries with respect to nasal conditions, provides an 'insider' look at the politics surrounding ENS within the medical community, and identifies the best treatments for ENS, many of which are also efficaciously applicable to sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, postnasal drip, GERD, and asthma.
Sinusitis usually involves nasal congestion or obstruction, pain in the region of the sinuses affected (often face, teeth, or deep eye pain), sometimes headache, purulent (pus), nasal discharge, postnasal drip, throat clearing, and cough.