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Mild fever, pain in forehead, nasal blockage. How to get relief? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Hi Doctor, Goodafternoon.
User:I have experience nasal blockage blockage for the past 3 days.
Doctor:sorry to hear that
Doctor:Did you try steam inhalation?
User:since yesterday I'm experiencing a minor pain in near my eyes on the forehead
User:I have mild fever.
User:Yes. I tried steam inhalation once a day.
Doctor:Seems like you probably have Rhinitis associated with a bit of sinusitis as well
Doctor:Did you take any medicines for this?
User:I have sinusitis and it seems to be associated with the same.
Doctor:I get it
User:No yet. As I was not sure which medicines should I go for.
User:I'm experiencing mild fever since the morning today.
Doctor:For the fever, you can take Paracetamol that is available over the counter
Doctor:For symptomatic relief of blocked nose -
Doctor:Do steam inhalation with Karvol Plus nasocaps at least thrice a day
Doctor:You could also consider taking simple antihistamines like Cetrizine
Doctor:This is a prescription drug
User:Ok sure.
Doctor:Take a day's rest
Doctor:consume warm water
Doctor:and take a bland diet
Doctor:You will be fine soon
Doctor:I do not think you need antibiotic at this stage
User:Sure. Thank you.
Doctor:Hope this helps you
Doctor:Thank you too
User:Just one query.
User:How many times during a day should I take cetrizine?
Doctor:It is usually taken at night
Doctor:Please consult your Primary care physician for the right dosage
User:Also, I have pain near my eyes that seems to be related to Sinusitis.
Doctor:It will go away with the steam inhalation
User:Ok sure.
User:Thank you so much Doctor!
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:bye for now
User:Bye have a great day.
Doctor:You too :)
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