Have mild headache, strain in eyes. What is cure? - Online Doctor Chats
Dr. XXXXXXX here
Good Morning Doctor
How can I help you?
Doctor, for the past few days I have a mild headache
particularly on the Forehead
I'm not sure, however, I suspect it might be due to Sinusitis
and I feel a lot of strain in my eyes.
Are you having fever?
No I don't have a fever
no, just mild headache
Is your nose congested?
on the forehead, particulary around the eyes.
yes it seems to be
Do you have sorethroat?
because I can feel liquid flowing from the back of my nose into my throat
Does the intensity of headache vary with particular time of the day
or is constant throughout the day?
nose is not congested, however, the liquid flows into the throat
today I had it the moment I woke up
yesterday in the evening
When is it more severe - is it in the morning or evening?
Have you had similar symptoms in the past?
today it happened in the morning, however, past few days it happened in the evenings
If it's related to Sinusitis, then I had quite a similar experience in the past
because of congestion of mucus
Does sound and light worsen your headache?
yes, in Sunlight I feel the pain increasing
Let me help you.
The symptoms you described are more suggestive of sinsuitis - just like you thought.
The dripping in your throat that you mentioned is known as post nasal drip and this is commonly associated with sinus congestion.
Since the symptoms are mild, it is probably related to some viral infection.
And most viral infections resolve spontaneously.
However sometimes there are possibilities of bacterial contamination which leads to severe symptoms.
I also suggest you the same.
XXXXXXX steam inhalation three times a day will bring you relief.
to increase the effectiveness of steam inhalation.
Yes Doctor, I got it.
Thanks, I'll surely follow the steps.
Karvol plus capsules are available easily from any pharmacy. You can add the contents of this to warm water and inhale from it.
They will bring your headache down.
Watch out for fever.
If you develop fever, you need to take antibiotics which can be prescribed by your physician.
Yes sure I'll a check if I have fever.
Warm liquids like warm ginger tea will also make you feel better.
You should feel better with these measures.
Should I take the Tablet only when I have headache or do I need to take it regularly?
Yes, I followed. Thanks
As you said the headache is only mild, you can take it whenever the pain becomes bothersome.
If the headache is present continuously,
you can take it three times a day after your meal.
Do you have any other query?
Yes, I also feel strain in the eyes. I'm not sure if this too is related to Sinusitis
You may have other prodromal symptoms such as weakness, eye strain, reduce appetite and so on with viral infection.
It will also settle down.
You can take plenty of fluids, fruits and vegetables.
These lifestyle changes benefit any patient with a viral illness.
Do you have any other query?
Yes Doctor, I followed it. It was really helpful
Thanks a lot for your time.
No that'll be all
Thanks Doctor, Goodbye.
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