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Frequent cold due to nasal polyps. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i always have cold and keep on sneezing through the year. Pls advise
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how long
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   since my childhood days.
User :   Age: 28 Married
User :   Gender: Male.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Dependents: No
Doctor :   do u have history of allergy or asthma or diabetes
User :   My father was a diabetic patient.
Doctor :   ok
User :   He died of Renal Failure.
Doctor :   ok
User :   and he also used to have problem of cold.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it might be becos of DNS
Doctor :   or deviated nasal septum
User :   what isd DNS
Doctor :   u might have frequent cold
Doctor :   deviated nasal septum
User :   yes.
User :   something on the line of sinusitis?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   DNS can be cause of sinusitis
Doctor :   or allergy as well
User :   no i dont have any kind of allergy.
Doctor :   there can be polyp as well
User :   polyp.???
Doctor :   yes polyp
Doctor :   this can be cause of frequent cold as well
User :   idint get you.
Doctor :   polyp can be cause of frequent cold i meant
User :   ya but is waht is polyp?
Doctor :   Nasal polyps are soft, non-cancerous growths that develop in the lining of the nose or sinuses
User :   ok.
User :   so what is the permanent solution to this problem.
Doctor :   first u need to get a xray of the sinus
User :   ok.
Doctor :   consult a Ent surgeon for that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u there
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