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What causes severe pain and heaviness in head? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 25-Mar-2014
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User:Hi, m XXXX here.
Doctor:Hi XXXX
User:from last week am having severe head ache and feel head has got heavyness as when i cough starts headache & even cold & cough
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:You probably have sinusitis that is causing the headache
User:due to cold i feel
Doctor:is the cold and cough controlled now?
User:& i feel like heavy head
User:cold is control but not cough
Doctor:are you doing steam inhalation daily?
User:not daily when head has got heavy i did in last week
Doctor:I suggest you to do steam inhalation daily at least twice with karvol plus nasocaps
User:whenver i make my head down & feel heavy headache & heavyness.
Doctor:that is because of accumulation of fluid in the air sinuses
Doctor:This can go away only when you do steam inhalation
User:any medicine for this
Doctor:Then all liquid will drain, then your headache will subside
Doctor:You can take simple pain killers like Dolo for headache
Doctor:all right?
User:m having combiflam & dolo
Doctor:Combiflam is better
Doctor:you can continue to take that
User:need to continue for few days or necessary to do inhalation
Doctor:continue to take combiflam when headache is present
Doctor:continue to do steam inhalation for complete cure
User:for cough what is plan
Doctor:is it dry or wet?
User:with mucus
Doctor:for this, you should take expectorant cough syrup like Syrup Ascoril
Doctor:10ml twice daily
Doctor:for around 5 days
User:for cold
Doctor:steam inhalation along with tablet cetrizine 10mg at night
User:ok thanks, c u , take care
Doctor:take care
Doctor:bye for now
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