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Intermittent episodes of headache and cold-Frontal sinusitis. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   I have headache and feel tired does that mean I have hayfever
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having it..
User :   It happened on monday
Doctor :   ok
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User :   age 16 male single
Doctor :   You have had only one episode of head acheis that right..
User :   It keeps happening most of the day but I Have not got a cold I just feel tired
Doctor :   I feel its a viral illness that you have been having causing thesame..
Doctor :   sice all the symptoms that you hvae mentioned are just the same or viral illness
User :   Is there anything what I can take ?
Doctor :   Paracetamol 500 mg will be the best and that needs to be taken 3 times a day after food.
User :   The heaches are on and off but my nose keeps getting blocked but not like a cold
Doctor :   It will requoire an examination by theENT specialist since the Nose blocks will be due to Sinuses getting infected.
Doctor :   and hence may require clearing..
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User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you would like to know.
User :   Can you tell me how long it takes for me to feel better ? if you know please
Doctor :   Yes if you are suffering from the Viral illness then it will be better bythe time of 2-3 da7ys..
Doctor :   Days.
User :   I don't feel hot but I do have headaches on and off so would it not be hayfever as my family suffer with it
Doctor :   Sinc there is a history i would like to keep that n mind..
Doctor :   itchy, puffy, watery eyes and red, stuffy nose signal changes in the seasons in homes and workplaces across the country.
Doctor :   are most of the presenting symptoms.
User :   All I have is a stuffy nose but could it be the heat which is giving me the headaches ?
Doctor :   Yes i would suspect frontal Sinusitis that is the cause in you
Doctor :   for th head aches..
Doctor :   a combination of an antihistamine and a decongestant such as pseudoephedrine will help you
User :   So I should be better by the end of the week ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It should be better..
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