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Nasal congestion and Tonsilitis. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Sir i am having nasal congestion since long
Doctor :   ok
User :   mucus flow is in the opposite direction ie ..
User :   from my upper throat downwards.
User :   there is no pain as such , but its irritating..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long you have this
User :   i was having tonsilitis for the last few days for which i took arithromycin 500 1 tab for 5 days
User :   sir the nose congesion has lasted for a long long time .. about 3 months.
Doctor :   ok
User :   i had got cold for some time and since then ive had nose congestion
Doctor :   hw olda re yo
User :   im 26 ..and
Doctor :   are you takin any other
Doctor :   meidcation
User :   yes paracetamol.. and disprin at times
User :   nothing else
Doctor :   did you take erythromycin or azithromycin
User :   azithromycin sir
User :   do i need to visit an ent ..
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   who prescribed that
User :   thats a family doctor.. Dr XXXXXXXX..
User :   sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please wait for my reply you need an undivided attention
Doctor :   as i am chatting with two more patients also
User :   Okay sir
Doctor :   since whgen you have tonsillitis
User :   sir the tonsils had just happend 3 days back .. they are ok now
Doctor :   do you have frequent episodes like this
User :   the nosal congestion is chronic
Doctor :   do you have pain on cheeks also when you have this episodes
Doctor :   have your tonsils been examined and told you have tonsillitis
User :   non tonsilitis is not frequent sir.
User :   no sir .. there was swelling in the tonslils and i talked to the doctor..
Doctor :   did you have an ent consultation anytime
User :   no sir
Doctor :   who told there is swelling in tonsillitis
User :   i felt that
Doctor :   this is becouse after 12 years usually adults dont affect with tonsillitis
User :   and i had tonsils earlier .and had the same problem of pain in swallowing food etc
User :   and high fever
Doctor :   You need to go to ENT and get physical examination done
User :   what shall i do now , sir?
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   he will check your throat and nose and ear
Doctor :   and will suggest the rquiered medication
Doctor :   mean time you do
Doctor :   warm water gargles with pinhc of salt init
Doctor :   it will soothen your problem
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   please see him immediately
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   you can searcdh
Doctor :   for the ent specialist inyour area through our website
User :   ive been using the gargle betadine
Doctor :   or we can help you with a good one
Doctor :   thats is ok
User :   ok sir. i will do that..
Doctor :   you take wykoril tablet also twice daily
Doctor :   ok then bye
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