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Blocked ears due to cold - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have ear problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   there is a block
User :   4 days
User :   i cant hear much in clear i have cold tooo
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   it is due to congestion
User :   right ears is fully blocked wt can i do
User :   i toook the medicine opex laveta
Doctor :   once the cold is cured
Doctor :   u will be fine
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User :   to cure cold wt shold i do
Doctor :   u can take tab sinarest one tab after food
User :   iam 27 bcom
Doctor :   twice daily for one day
Doctor :   if u develop fever i suggest u see physician
User :   ok is it for cold oe ears
Doctor :   u might need antibiotic
User :   can i put warm oil in my ears
Doctor :   try to swallow air
Doctor :   through ur mouth with nose closed
Doctor :   that blockage will resolve
User :   ya than
Doctor :   nope dont put anything into ear
Doctor :   during cold it happens
Doctor :   once the infection is resolved
Doctor :   u will hear
User :   sholud i take the air in
Doctor :   if the problem persists
User :   i tried but still my ears are blocking
Doctor :   u can see ENT physician
Doctor :   there might be wax
Doctor :   in the ear
User :   iam nt able to hear
Doctor :   consult a Ent surgeon
User :   i did
User :   he gave me tablet
User :   if i yawn little it gets opened
Doctor :   valsava manourvre
User :   wts that
Doctor :   valsalva manourvre
Doctor :   u need to do this
Doctor :   exercise
Doctor :   if u cant follow
Doctor :   i will give u link
User :   may i know ur name plz
Doctor :   u can follow the instruction
Doctor :   r u following
User :   tell the instructions plz
Doctor :   i will send the link for u
Doctor :   valsalva manoeuvre
User :   ok
User :   can u send me now
Doctor :   Valsalva manoeuvre
User :   wt tell
User :   me
User :   i want me ears to get opend
User :   now immediately can i
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u can
User :   tell me doctor
Doctor :   close ur ear with fingers for few
Doctor :   both ears
User :   ok
Doctor :   can u
User :   than
User :   yes
Doctor :   due to cold and congestion u feel like it is blocked
Doctor :   now try to take air throu mouth with nose closed
Doctor :   could u
User :   yes iam placing my finger closing ears
Doctor :   r u feeling better
Doctor :   now try to take air throu mouth with nose closed
Doctor :   Expiratory effort when the mouth is closed and the nostrils are pinched shut, which forces air into the eustachian tubes and increases pressure on the inside of the eardrum.
User :   but nt working much
User :   how many times should i do this
Doctor :   or
Doctor :   do this
Doctor :   close both mouth and the nose and try to exhale
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   ya
User :   its ok
User :   iam feeling better
Doctor :   r u able to hear now
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   do it 4-5 times
User :   should i take air in mouth
Doctor :   nope
User :   let it go in
Doctor :   try to exhale with mouth and nose closed
Doctor :   dont take in
Doctor :   but try to get the air out
Doctor :   with mouth and nostril closed
Doctor :   did u
User :   not fully opened
Doctor :   both mouth and nose closed
User :   than i will die
User :   without breathing no doctor
Doctor :   for a moment
Doctor :   u try
Doctor :   if u cant
Doctor :   leave it
Doctor :   u will feel better the cold is cured
User :   i tried
User :   iam trying
User :   nostill blocked
User :   i want to get opened now
Doctor :   yes
User :   i got cough also
Doctor :   for 1-2 secs
Doctor :   not continously
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   stop doing that
Doctor :   drink water with nose closed
User :   ok i will try now
Doctor :   any relief u found
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   ok
User :   iam trying wait
Doctor :   do u have running nose?
Doctor :   u can take this tablet
Doctor :   sinarest
User :   yes
Doctor :   u will be fine by tommorow
User :   i have running nose
Doctor :   and can be able to hear well
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if the problem persists u can see ENT surgeon
User :   ok
User :   sinarest is good for wt
User :   is it for cold or ear
Doctor :   for ur running nose
Doctor :   and cold
User :   ok
Doctor :   ur blocked ear is due to cold
User :   can i take now at 5 30
Doctor :   yes u can take
User :   can i take steam
User :   and can i go for morning walk
Doctor :   yes u can steam inhalation
Doctor :   it will help u
Doctor :   u can keep cotton plugs in ear
Doctor :   u will feel better
User :   ok
User :   how many tablets should i take
User :   can i take coldarin
Doctor :   u can take tablet now
Doctor :   u can take sinarest or dolocold
Doctor :   one of the two tablet
User :   ok
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   for helping me
Doctor :   have a nice day
User :   bye
Doctor :   have u filled the form i sent
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   thank u
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye
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