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Having severe headache on left forehead. Cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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User:hi a m XXXXXXX here
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:i m hvng sever'
User:mostly it pains on
Doctor:Since when do you the headache ?
User:left side of forehead
User:its been 1 week
User:i had cold 2 3 weeks back
User:i m feeling its sinus
Doctor:Does the pain in head alter on changing the position of the head ?
User:as it pains even if i chew from left side jaw
Doctor:Is the pain continuous ?
User:its more above left eye
User:yes since yesterday its too much
User:i had disprin
User:so now bit ok
Doctor:I do suspect it to be due to sinusitis based on your description of the symptom
User:can u prescribe some med
Doctor:You may need suitable antibiotics to treat the sinusitis completely
Doctor:Antibiotics are to be prescribed only after examining you physically
User:can i take ampicillin + clox 500mg
Doctor:Antibiotics are chosen based on the physical findings
Doctor:The above combination may not suit the condition you have
User:this is a concern i do not get time to visit octor except weekends
User:last time whn i went to doc he has precribed zithromicine
Doctor:That could be because he would have picked signs which indicate the type of bacterial strain which has caused the infection
User:than in that case i hav to wait till saturday
User:cant u suggest some thing
Doctor:Why not visit today,leaving the condition unattended for long can cause complications
Doctor:Yes, you can take steam Inhalations with eucalyptus capsules in it
Doctor:This will sooth the mucosa and provide you relief.
Doctor:Also you can take Nasivion saline drops to reduce the congestion
User:i dont have cold now
Doctor:I meant to the congestion in the sinuses
User:i will try this steam thing
Doctor:But make sure you are put on right antibiotics soon.
Doctor:I am sorry I couldn't advice use antibiotics as it is unethical.Is there anything else , I can help you with ?
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