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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my nose everytime closed due to cold
User :   m 22 yrs, female
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having it?'
User :   i used nose drop, but it is nt good na
User :   6 months
Doctor :   Ok
User :   sugget any good drop
User :   plz
Doctor :   You need to do repeated steam inhalation with a few drops of Menthol oil or Eucalyptus oil.
Doctor :   This should be done at least once every 2-3 hrs.
Doctor :   While doing this, you should tilt your head to either side
User :   any medicine pls
Doctor :   and keep it in the position for 1-2 minutes
Doctor :   That will help in draining the sinuses and clearing the infection.
User :   i have done that already
Doctor :   The drops and medicines will give only temporary effect
Doctor :   And are noit to be used regularly.
Doctor :   If inspite of repeated steaming, there is no relief, use Otrivin nasal drops 4 times a day
User :   i told u k i hve done that but no use doctor
Doctor :   You need to get yourself examined by an ENT surgeon to rule out any
Doctor :   Deviated Nasal Septum or
Doctor :   Chronic Sinusitis
Doctor :   Steam inhalation just once a day generally has no effect, but must be done perpetually every 2-3 hrs for 2-3 days.
Doctor :   Then there might be some benefit
Doctor :   Are you with me Saria?

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