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Information on Tonsillitis, DNS and recurring cold - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello doctor..
User :   good afternoon
Doctor :   good afternoon
User :   i have severe cold and consulted a doctor and he told me that i have a severe tonsilitis...
User :   he told me that i have to get that operated ... and told me that is the reason for the cold which i get very frequently
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes go by his advise
User :   i need to know what is tonsilities and how it effects the cold?
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have quite often get affected by cold...
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   ok
User :   age 34 , occupation is xxxxxx location xxxxxx , married weight 63 and height 153 cms
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   tonsillitis is an infection of the tonsils
User :   so should i get that operated and he told me that i have to get operated on my nose too....
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   that might be due becoz of DNS
Doctor :   or deviated nasal septum
Doctor :   people with deviated nasal septum can get frequent cold
Doctor :   as the nasal septum is deviated
User :   ok... so there is no way other than getting operated?
Doctor :   to one side and other side will be exposed to atmosphere
Doctor :   yes surgery is the best option
User :   after surgery will i have any other side effects?
Doctor :   as usual every procedure will carry some risk
Doctor :   it is unlikely
Doctor :   ur ENT surgeon will take care
User :   ok thanks doctor for your kind adivce..
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Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   yes...
Doctor :   anything els eu want to know about
User :   thats fine doctor... thanks a lot
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
User :   same to you doctor

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