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Cold, nose block - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor,
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Doctor :   DO you have query
Doctor :   that I can answer for you
User :   I have a problem, where my nose is blocked all the time, i mean any single nasal

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Doctor :   Ok
User :   I guess it is a sinusitis issue
Doctor :   Since when do you have this problem
User :   from last 2 years
User :   i consulted doctors'but they said it's just cold
User :   but i think its something beyond
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is the frequency of attacks

Doctor :   Hi are you back?
User :   its not like attacks
Doctor :   Ok
User :   its like i my one side of nose will be blocked most of the time and i can only breathe from the other side ata time
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User :   u ther?
Doctor :   yes
User :   sorry i closed the window by mistake
Doctor :   do you have your nasal septum deviated
User :   ya i think so
Doctor :   do you have headache
User :   i get once in 2 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you done any investigations like x-ray,
User :   please suggest me a solution for this
User :   no i haven't
Doctor :   Take steam inhalation 2-3 times a day
Doctor :   to get relief from nose block
Doctor :   I will tell you the mechanism how you get sinusitis
User :   ok please tell me
Doctor :   there are sinuses in the skull 4 types
Doctor :   all these sinuses drain in to the turbinates present in the nasal septum
Doctor :   and then drain to the nasophaynx
Doctor :   so if your nose is blocked either due to deviated nasal septum, there will be no drainge of sinuses
Doctor :   and the secretions from sinuses accumulate which get infected leading to sinusitis
User :   ok what do u think my problem, is it going to last for long?
Doctor :   XXXXXXXX kindly tell me your age

User :   23
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it the nasal septum is deviated the only solution is to correct the deviation through the surgery
Doctor :   First thing i advise you to get an X-ray of paranasal sinuses and CT scan of paranasal sinuses done to see what is causing the nose block
User :   What kind of surgery
Doctor :   there are many surgeries called septoplasty
User :   how many days do i need to recover from that surgery?
Doctor :   Noe a days there i s recent surgery is functional endoscopic sinus surgery
Doctor :   You have to stay for one day in hospital
Doctor :   it is small surgery about 30 to 45 minutes to do
User :   ok, Do u have any rough idea about the cost of that surgery

User :   and can u suggest the best place in Bangalore for that
Doctor :   it depends on hospital you get it it done, some way around 20,000-40,000
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User :   I want it on 13 dec
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Doctor :   fine
Doctor :   any other query?
User :   nothing as of now, can i come back to chat with u after a couple of hours for further queries
User :   as i have avialed 24 hr chat
Doctor :   yes you can come back with in 24 hours
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User :   so i can i cancel the window and will i be able to chat later to today?
Doctor :   ok
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User :   i already did

User :   Thanks a lot
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Doctor :   we will send an education brochure on sinusitis, please go through it
Doctor :   I send you an Educational Brochure to your email ID regarding your present condition, it shall provide you extra information and how to manage it. Please go through the document and I am sure it clears all your doubts and be very helpful. If you have any more queries we always assist you any time over chat. Ok? Please confirm your details.
User :   ok sure

User :   thats great
User :   thanks a lot
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User :   bye :-)
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