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Tonsilectomy and nasal congestion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   My daughter 3 yrs had large tonsils,the doctor after trying lot of treatments he advise to remove them but she is suffering thick yellow mucus about 2 months(i pull out the mucus from her nose by using a tissue,the mucus is about 15 cm long!! ), the doctor try antibiotic "augmentin 600 mg" for 2 week ,the mucus stop for one week and turn back ,he advise injection '"Triaxone 1g'' we start 5 days ago with injection ,we get improvement after 4 days the mucus stop about 90% but today the mucus back i pull out again a large mocus from her nose (beside all these treatments we are using Zyrtec,Nasonex and Renathiol ) the doctor said he is not able to do the removal surgery untill stoping the yellow mucus .
I need your advise please.
User :   all this history is without any fever
Doctor :  
i shall take a min to read
User :   ok sir
User :   today the mucus colour is white
Doctor :   as the doctor has decided to do tonsillectomy, it will be done as he said the operation cannot be done when there is infection

Doctor :  
first the infection needs to be cleared from the nose and then only proceed for the surgery
User :   what is your adive doctor?

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