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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi doc ; am hving severe sinus problems ...need some help in the same
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since when are you having this problem?
User :   last 2 years
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what other symptoms you are having?
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please describe your symptoms in detail
User :   head ache running nose and migraine
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ok
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are you taking any medications for the same?
User :   none any regularly
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are you on any other medications now?
User :   nope
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, location
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do you feel heaviness in head when looking down or bending down?
User :   i do
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, location
User :   male , 31 ,bangalore
Doctor :   ok
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do feel pain when you press above the eyelids on forehead and cheek bone?
User :   yes
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do feel irritation in the throat?
User :   nope
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ok
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you will require to take antibiotics for the acute state
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but for permanent resolution of the problem you will need to undergo a surgery
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called as FESS surgery which is an endoscopic surgery to clear the sinus
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which will provide you the complete and lasting relief
User :   i also have tears running down
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ok
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this symptom could possibly be due to the blockage in the nasolacrimal duct due to your sinusitis.
Doctor :   once the main problem of the chronic sinusitis is resolved the other symptoms will get controlled
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for the time being till you decide on the surgical option, i will provide you few tips to manage the problem
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most often the sinus problem is due to an allergy
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so follow these tips
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1)avoid cigarrete smoking and second hand smoke
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2)avoid swimming and spending long periods of time outdoors especially in the early hours of the morning
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3) keep windows closed, especially bedroom windows
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4)while travelling in car, drive with external vents closed and AC on
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5)if your car is equipped with air filtering system, put them on
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Are you following what i an saying?
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shall we continue with discussing the tips?
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