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Anxiety, muscle strain and clogged sinuses - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   is this the same doctor as before?
Doctor :   YEs
User :   ok
User :   i had a few more questions
Doctor :   Go ahead
User :   another thing i failed to mention is that i was diagnosed with a muscle strain where my trapezius connects to my skull
User :   could that add to the headaches on the right side?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   it feels like my sinuses are clogged and there is pressure above my eyes and on the bridge of my nose, so im wondering if all of these simultaneous things are making for one really bad headache
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   but MRI detects all these in one shot
Doctor :   Dont worry
User :   ok good
User :   yes ive been having a lot of anxiety
Doctor :   anxious about??
User :   just being sick for so long
User :   i get concerned because its not going away
Doctor :   You should not be as these fade in weeks of time
User :   but my doctors are telling me an ear infection as bad as the one i had takes a lot of time to completely heal
Doctor :   actually all these ENT infections take time to clear off
Doctor :   that is why most persons with ENT conditions have some kind of anxiety about their medical condition
User :   makes sense to me! ive never had much anxiety until all of these conditions arose
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my doctor said the valium will help with the neck muscle pain and the anxiety
Doctor :   Try to get sleep whenever you have anxious moments
Doctor :   Yes that is true and it is also a sedative
Doctor :   Wake up fresh and go for a jog
Doctor :   WHere do you stay?
User :   ive been staying at my moms, a few blocks from my house
Doctor :   which city?
User :   xxxxxx, oh
User :   its about 45 minutes from xxxxxx, pa, right on the eastern border ofxxxxxx
Doctor :   Dont worry everything will settle right in a matter of few weeks
Doctor :   till then engage in some kind of physical activity
Doctor :   like aerobics,
User :   before i got the infection, i was going to the weight room every day
User :   and biking daily
Doctor :   You can continue the biking
User :   but i havent been to th gym for a couple weeks now and havent been on my bike either
Doctor :   Your infection is not dangerous
Doctor :   as you think
Doctor :   If you are out of your activity that makes things bad or look bad
Doctor :   You should continue the same physicals and mingle with your friends as usual
Doctor :   OK
User :   ill do that
User :   it will probably help me calm down and get better quickly
Doctor :   Thats better
Doctor :   Yes exactly
Doctor :   You can come on to the chat and spk to me whenever you feel like
Doctor :   something abnormal
Doctor :   I shall guide you accordingly
User :   ok its been very helpful, thanks for everything
User :   it helps me settle down a little
Doctor :   and you get better quickly
Doctor :   Thats fine
Doctor :   Ok xxxxxx there are some more patient waiting in the queue, talk to you later then
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Bye Good night
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