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Balloon sinusplasty for sinusitis and allergic rhinitis. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you...?
User :   I am trying to get more details on a sinus problem
Doctor :   I am family practitioner
User :   Well I have a sinus problem that just doesnt go away
Doctor :   have you consulted a doctor
Doctor :   what was the diagnosis made?
User :   I was wondering if you could give me more details on the the article in TOI yesterday on a new surgery (balloon something...) for allergic rhinitis
User :   Sure, i met a whole lot of doctors
User :   diagnosis was allergic rhinitis and sinusitis
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   what was the sinus that is affected
Doctor :   for ou
User :   i have pain around the sinus, keep sneezing non stop from 5.30 am to 7 am
Doctor :   ok
User :   tried homeopathy and ayurveda too - no avail
Doctor :   see the procedure is called balloon sinusplasty
User :   who is an appropriate candidate for this?
Doctor :   the sinuses usuallly drain into nose as
Doctor :   the sinus fills up
Doctor :   so there is hole that drains the sinuses
Doctor :   which is made bigger
Doctor :   it depends on the surgeon
Doctor :   whether you need this procedure or not
Doctor :   so first go to the ent surgeion
Doctor :   and confirm whether you need one or not
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with
User :   well yes
User :   I have another query
User :   I have a 4 year old daughter
Doctor :   ok
User :   Two dyas back she started saying she feels a burning sensation at her throat
Doctor :   which place are yo ufrom
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any cough/ cold/ bodypains
Doctor :   fever
Doctor :   ?
User :   then at breakast, before eating she threw up frothy white vomit
User :   and she after vomotting she was spasming
User :   After that she went to clas, butt noon she again vomitting in huge quantity
User :   even from her nose
Doctor :   i would suggest her to get physically examined because of recurrent vomiting
User :   says tummy is paining and refuses to eat, also stool is loose and very very smelly
Doctor :   it may nt be a major problem
User :   now today she has fever
User :   and no, she has not eaten a single thing from outside
Doctor :   but children can respond any ways
User :   frothy vomit and bitterness sounds like acidity , but can children suffer from acidity
Doctor :   not really
Doctor :   I would suggest to consult a pediatrician
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   If you are busy, please login again whenever yo uare free
Doctor :   thanks
User :   yes
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