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Have nose blockage. Sensitive skin inside nose is big. Reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor:good afternoon
Doctor:Is someone there?
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Hi Doctor, i am suffering with nose blockage
Doctor:Please do steam inhalation thrice daily for a day or two
User:Ia ma currently using Otrivine adult nasal drops
Doctor:That helps too
Doctor:Please continue to use it
Doctor:Also, do steam inhalation
User:But still i am facing same problem, Recently i have observed that the sensitive skin inside the nose become big one and not able to breath
Doctor:It is probably a hypertrophied turbinate
Doctor:Please consult your ENT specialist
User:What is that
Doctor:It is the bulging within the nose as you said
Doctor:because of swollen parts
User:how to cure that, is their any medicines for that or operation is required
Doctor:Operation would lead to permanent cure
Doctor:Medicines only give temporary relief
User:Do you have any idea about cost of operation
User:Why it will come
Doctor:It should be around 25,000
Doctor:Due to allergy, recurrent cold
Doctor:Are you there?
User:I have snooring habit, is that result to this problem
Doctor:The snoring problem is because of the hypertrophy of the turbinate and not vice versa
User:With this operation, my snoring problem will go out
Doctor:It will go away
User:How extent can can i continue with out operation
Doctor:As long as you do not get frequent colds
User:Currently can you suggest any medicine for relief
Doctor:Please continue otrivin
User:Thanks doctor for spending your valuable time with me.
Doctor:do steam inhalation with Karvol plus
Doctor:You may take Tab. Cetrizine in the night
Doctor:It is a prescription drug, please get it prescribed by your doctor
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
User:Thanks, Bye
Doctor:Take care
User:1 min
Doctor:Tell me
User:is Cetrizine antibiotic
Doctor:It is an anti-histamine
Doctor:Brings down the swelling inside the nose
Doctor:It is very mild
Doctor:Can be taken safely
Doctor:Any more queries? Feel free to ask me
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