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Deviated nasal septum causing frequent colds - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   how are u
User :   i get cold always
Doctor :   good thanks, how are you?
User :   i dont know the reason
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   i am doing good
User :   26 single bangalore software engineer
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long have you been having this problem?
User :   like more than 2 yrs
Doctor :   do you get cold/ cough/ fever
User :   cold
User :   only cold
Doctor :   or only nose block/ cold?
Doctor :   ok
User :   always sneezing
Doctor :   any sneezing/ breathing difficulty?
User :   and nowadays i am getting back pain also
Doctor :   ok
User :   lower back
Doctor :   Do oyu have nay other health problems- astham/ allergies- anything else?
User :   may be i am allergic to dust
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you have a ENT chcek up to see if there is any problem with your nose?
User :   no
Doctor :   Is the cold there throughout or keeps coming and going/ increasing in winter?
User :   early in the morning
User :   as the day goes it decreases
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any sneezing early in the morning? headache?
User :   sneezing only
User :   no headache
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   from what you have told me you might have a DNS- a devited nasal septum
Doctor :   that is the middle partition of your nose might be bent to one side- instead of straight
Doctor :   that usually aggravates an existing dust allergy- causing recurrent colds
User :   ok
User :   Am i having sinus?
Doctor :   you need to see an ENT surgeon for a physical examination of your nose
Doctor :   as you have no headache/ fever
Doctor :   it is unlikely that you have sinusitis
Doctor :   but if left untreated- this can lead to that problem'
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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