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Treating allergic rhinitis and DNS - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   I am
User :   i am suffering from continuous cold and runny nose
Doctor :   Go ahead with query
User :   i have consulted an ENT Specialist
User :   i was told that
User :   my right nose bone is bent a little
User :   and i might hav to undergo surgery
Doctor :   ok
User :   i would like to know if surgery is the only solution?
User :   coz i am reluctant to undergo surgery
User :   i sniff all through out the day
User :   i took tablets like - Zifi CV
User :   Copol
Doctor :   the bend nose bone is called DNS
User :   and nose drops - Octrivin
User :   yet the problem continues
Doctor :   what other medicines ...
Doctor :   the bend nose bone is called DNS
Doctor :   DO you have nasal discharge that is yellow
User :   cetrizine
Doctor :   DO you have headaches
Doctor :   Sinisutis is the major problem with DNS
Doctor :   DO you get frequent sinisustis
User :   NO
User :   i sometimes hav headache but not regularly
Doctor :   There is no sinus pain, nasal discharge
Doctor :   y/n
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   what do u mean by sinus pain?
Doctor :   pain on nose, and area below the eyes and adjaent to nose
User :   i hav this pain only when my nose is runny
User :   otherwise no
Doctor :   ok
User :   on a normal day - no pain at all
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   there are 2 problems
Doctor :   1. Allergic rhnitiss
Doctor :   2. DNS
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can stop Otrivin Zifi
User :   alrite
Doctor :   Start using Sterod Nasal Sprat once or twicw a day
User :   how long do i hav to use this?
Doctor :   very effective for sneezes and runnynose
Doctor :   as long as you have symptoms
Doctor :   It has almost no side effects
User :   ok
Doctor :   otrivin , on long term basic cause problem
Doctor :   so stop it
User :   do i hav to undergo surgery in the long run?
User :   sure
Doctor :   2 This option is diffuclt to answer
Doctor :   Did u hade CT sinuses
User :   ok
User :   y does this problem occur?
User :   any precautions dat i can take to avoid this in future
Doctor :   If the DNS is very gross , causing sinus infection then u can go for it
User :   k
Doctor :   Symtomatic DNS should be corrected
Doctor :   But I recommend try sterod sprays for few months
Doctor :   and if no relief then go for DNS
User :   sure
Doctor :   Did I answer ur queriesa
Doctor :   *queries
User :   thanks so much Doctor
User :   yes
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bbye
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