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Treatment for nasal congestion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi, how can i help you ?
User :   iI was diagnosed with labyrinthitis about 4 days ago and taking augmentin xr, meclizine and sudafe
Doctor :   ok
User :   my symptoms have improved slightly I believe but now i have this constant headache since last night
User :   can you help me
Doctor :   yes , sure
Doctor :   can u describe the headache
User :   I dont know how to descrive mostly in the front sometimes i feel like my eyes hurt
User :   sometimes it hurts alot other times its mild
Doctor :   Do u have any nasal blockage or running nose, etc ?
User :   I always have nasal bloackage i can never breathe through my nose
Doctor :   have u been examined and deviated nasal septum ruled out ?
User :   I havent seen an ENT doctor in years, when i was smaller i had two surgeries to put tubes in my ear when i was smaller havent seen one since
User :   i went to ER 4 days ago and doctor saw my ears and said i have labyrinthitis
Doctor :   did he say any findings in the ear ?
Doctor :   what were ur symptoms at that time ?
User :   mostly dizziness and ringing of ear
Doctor :   In that case, most of your meds are correct
User :   also had pain in my left side of neck by throat
Doctor :   the headache
Doctor :   the headhace is due to nasal congestion , that can clear with nasal drops, like otrivin and decongestants
Doctor :   *headache
User :   but my congestion isnt really any different than what i usually have
Doctor :   yes, congestion does not have different presentations
User :   oh ok
User :   because sometimes it even makes the sides of my head hurt too
User :   but i dont understand im also taking sudafe
Doctor :   thats coz the paranasal sinuses are blocked in the nose and surrounding it
Doctor :   SUDAFED u mean,
User :   yes
Doctor :   sudafed , has pain killers mainly
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   Are u there ?
Doctor :   are u there ?
Doctor :   I guess u have moved out of the page
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