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Sinusitis, suffering from heavy cold, mild shivering. Cause and cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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User:Hi doctor.
User:Myself XXXXX here...
Doctor:please provide your name, email id, and phone no for reference
User:i am suffering from heavy cold and mild shivering...actually i am having sinusitis..
User:my name is XXXXX, email id is YYYY@YYYY
Doctor:how long have u had this ?
User:sinus , i mean nearly more than 4 years..
Doctor:you mean to say, you had sinusitis, for 4 years ?
Doctor:can u tell me if any form of treatment , if taken ?
User:yes....i get cold ones in 6th moths.....and i am allergenic to dust and all
Doctor:so how many episodes have you got in the last 1 year ?
User:no i have not taken any kind of treatment since doctor advised me to go for operation
User:nearly 3
User:i am using some nasal spray some times..
Doctor:were u diagnosed to have any conditions like deviated nasal septum , etc ?
User:yes,,,exactly....deviated nasal septum
Doctor:so , are u planning to undergo the procedure ?
User:yeah......but one of my friend who is ayurvedic doctor, he suggested me to try ayurvedic one and then go for surg.
User:but now i am infected, so could you please suggest me some tablets?
Doctor:for the time being, you can use Vicks, or strepsils, to help reduce your cough and allergy symptoms
Doctor:in addition, steam inhalation, and saline gargles , 3-4 times a day will also help
User:yeah...but since it is heavy, is there any anti- biotic i can go for?
Doctor:crocin 500 mg 3 times a day to relieve your body pain and inflamamation
Doctor:prescription of antibiotics can be given only after due examination ,which is done in person
Doctor:it is not provided online, due to legal issues
Doctor:I hope u understand issues...
Doctor:for the time being, you can use KARVOL PLUS inhalants, with steam
Doctor:this is to be inhaled , along with steam
User:so it is better to contact some doctor is it? so which doctor i should meet? ENT or general medicine?
Doctor:it will help in relieving the inflammation and congestion
Doctor:You can consult a General physician for the antibiotics,
User:ok thanks doctor..i will do that...
Doctor:but, if the septum deviation, is more, you should under go the procedure at the earliest
Doctor:as ayurvedic methods, will not treat a suegical condition
User:i am getting head ache also with this...
User:ohh..i see
Doctor:Crocin 500 mg, CAN help with the headache
User:ok sure...
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