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Symptoms and treatment for Sinusitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   Im aged 25 yrs.... i have pain in my left side skull... just top of my ears.... this pain i feel wen i use my mobile phones...
Doctor :   ok
User :   Once i get this, it will be there for some time... then it goes off... i wont get it untill i use the phone again...
User :   Please let me know your thoughts... Shudnt i use mobile phone or something else ?
User :   Could you please guide me ?
Doctor :   so you think the headaches are related to cell phone use.
Doctor :   Your pain and cells phone use are related as per your saying
User :   i was having headache some two weeks back... i had cold too at that time.. had sinarest steam inhalation and it was okie now... now, feeling the head pain wen i speak over mobile...
Doctor :   ok
User :   hmmm yes.. i think so
Doctor :   Try to use ear set
Doctor :   try to use blue tooth
User :   hmm ok... should be any problem in my skull ??? shud i need to have any test ?
User :   kindly provide your feedback ?
Doctor :   Do you have any sinus pain pain ?
User :   hmm... not sure.. at times, i have pain at top of eye lid... is that one confirms sinus ?
Doctor :   do you have a constant headache?
Doctor :   are you with me?
User :   no.... at times only..
User :   Yes.. sorry for the delay...
Doctor :   ok , the pain in the left side of your skull has been there only fromsometime , did you feel this before the cold episode as well?
User :   but recently, often i feel my head aches
Doctor :   ok
User :   i didnt get you "did you feel this before the cold episode as well? "
Doctor :   i would want to tell you that when you speak over the phone , keep shifting the phone so that you use both your ears
Doctor :   i meant you had cold two weeks, when you had headache , this skull related pain was there efore having cold too?
Doctor :   before*
User :   Yes
Doctor :   many people complain of this discomfort with cell phones, even minimal speaking will cause headache .
User :   i was having it before cold
User :   hmmm one morething... wen i use my phone, i feel someting inside skull movement from one end to other... im worried :(
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i would want to advice that you just get an ENT examination
User :   Oh... okies
Doctor :   if this is a prolonged concern you may need the examination
User :   oh..
Doctor :   else genrally if you have cold, this happens
Doctor :   even speaking and hearing loud frequencies may cause a discomfort in the head.
Doctor :   we need to check for sinusitis.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   the tubes will get occluded .
User :   ok.. could you please tell me the symptoms of sinusitis ?
Doctor :   in the ears due to cold and sinusitis
Doctor :   in sinusitis there will be frequent headaches.
Doctor :   pain around the cheeks, eyes, eye lids,even eye swelling
User :   ok...
Doctor :   also he nose will be occluded.
User :   wat can i do for sinusitis ?
Doctor :   the nose occlusion may cause stuffiness and difficulty in breathing
User :   ok
Doctor :   I will help you
Doctor :   do steam inhalations
User :   ok...
Doctor :   this will relieve the stuffy nose
Doctor :   and the tablet too as prescribed by doctor
Doctor :   it relieves the same
User :   i dont have stuffy nose.. anyways, thanks...
Doctor :   sinusitis may lead to ear and throat infections too.
User :   is there any relief for head ache ?
Doctor :   with the skull pain , you can take pain killers
User :   ok.. could you plz tell me ?
Doctor :   yes, for headache you can take tab DOLO 500 mg
Doctor :   this will be helpful .
User :   ok...
Doctor :   but you need a review from the ENT
User :   thank you...
User :   oh..
Doctor :   to prescribe further medicines.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   I would request you
User :   yes please
Doctor :   to observe the type of pain and see if it related for sure with cell phone.
Doctor :   or is it just a following symptom of cold .
User :   Mostly i think so it is coz of cell phone
Doctor :   as this will help in coming to a conclusion.
Doctor :   you could also use ear phones
Doctor :   and try to reduce the volume
Doctor :   do no speak for long hours.
Doctor :   give breaks.
User :   ok fine
User :   Lemme use ear phones doctor
Doctor :   If needed the doctor may advice you for an X ray if he feels , after an examination.
User :   Fine and thank you
Doctor :   yes, you could try this and observe for few days as this is a common problem.
User :   SUre and thanks a lot.. :-)
Doctor :   also make sure your pillows are corrctly placed and your posture is fine when sleeping.
User :   Have a nice day Doctor
Doctor :   pleasure here.
User :   Bye
Doctor :   have i answered all your questions?
Doctor :   anything else i could help you with?
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