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What do these sound like symptoms of?

- Acute Post-nasal drip (very often)
- Runny nose, clear mucus (not often)
- Bad breath (oftn)
- Slightly weakened voice (often)
- Dry throat (often)
- Nasal Congestion (not often)

I have allergies and thought it was that. A Netipot and Zyrtec used to take care of my allergies, but they aren't working on this well. I even tried Claritin D, but it only worked a little. My nose used to be congested EVRY morning, but it hasn't been since this started. i take singing lessons and haven't been able to practice latley.  
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As you suggest, your nasal symptoms are probably a response to allergies.  The next step should be a trial of a prescription nasal steroid spray.  Keep in mind that a nasal steroid spray does not provide immediate relief of symptoms.  It may need to be used every day for several weeks to months for it to help.  To get the most out of a nasal steroid spray use it after doing a nasal wash to remove mucus from the nose and sinuses.

If this fails to give complete relief, you should see an ENT specialist and ask if you might have a condition called atrophic rhinitis.  Please read our allergic and non-allergic rhinitis information at http://www.nationaljewish.org/disease-info/diseases/allergy/about/conditions/rhinitis.aspx to learn more.
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It might be the side affects of the meds. I take meds for asthma and nasel spray for my nose and some of the side effects are dry mouth, and some meds can make the voice horse.
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