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Had runny nose. Having headache and pain behind eyes. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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User:Hi Doc
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:How are you today :)
Doctor:I am fine, thank you.
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I had running nose for 2 days abt a week back
User:now i have a little phlegm
User:coz of that im having frequent headaches
User:and severe pain behind my eyes
User:i havent taken any medicines till now
User:i dont have a running nose now
User:you there?
Doctor:I am here.
Doctor:Do you have any fever, sorethroat, body aches, vomiting and so on?
User:body aches, yes
User:rest no
Doctor:May I know your age and whether or not you have had such headaches in the past?
User:29 Male
User:no such headsches in the past
Doctor:Let me explain to you.
User:yes please
Doctor:Based on your description, there are 2 possibilities which I can think of
Doctor:1. Sinusitis - it's collection of fluid resulting in inflammation of the sinus.
Doctor:2. Headache associated with infection.
Doctor:Without a clinical examination I am unable to differentiate both these entity.
User:I stay near the XXXXXXX Bangalore office
Doctor:In this circumstances I suggest the following measures:
Doctor:1. Take steam inhalation twice or thrice a day for next few days.
Doctor:you may add Karvol plus capsule into the hot water and inhale from it.
Doctor:They will provide additional benefits.
User:i tried steam inhalation. the relief stays for 30min
Doctor:2. Take Tab. Dolo 650mg twice a day depending on the intensity of pain.
User:the headache is back after that
Doctor:3. Saline Nasal spray such as nasoclear solution can be instilled into each nostril - 2 drops thrice a day.
Doctor:4. Monitor the progress.
Doctor:If you develop fever or if the pain worsen, you need to consult a doctor.
Doctor:Investigations such as complete blood count, X-ray nasal sinuses may be needed.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:can u recommed any doc whos near XXXXXXX b'lore offcei
Doctor:You may visit any general physician or ENT specialist near your locality.
Doctor:I believe the office is in Airport Road,
Doctor:If I am write, the below link contains list of ENT specialist who can help you.
Doctor:You may consult one as per the reviews written by the users.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:thank you :)
Doctor:You are welcome?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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