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Blockade of nose while sleeping due to cold - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello Doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   The problem is when i am sleeping my nose is getting blocked
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am feeling like my head is heavy
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   my eyes getting watery
Doctor :   Since how long are you having this problem ?
User :   my nose is wet
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   may be from a month
Doctor :   Do You have any other associated symptoms ?
User :   daily i am taking vapour of "esay breath" then only i am able to sleep
User :   in the morning i am having running nose
Doctor :   Do you also sneeze a lot ?
User :   at present also when i am breathing i am getting some kind of sound like when we get it when we are suff with cold
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   not lot of sneezing but some times
Doctor :   Do you have cough, sore throat, difficulty in swallowing food ?
User :   no doc
User :   i am feeling like some thing heavy surrounding my nose
Doctor :   So no cough ?
Doctor :   And is the discharge from your nose watery or greenish/yellowish in colour >?
Doctor :   And did you have fever at any point of time in this one month ?
Doctor :   Hope you have followed my questions ?
User :   no cough doc, no fever, the discharge is watery
User :   it is yellowish
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Now let me tell you some steps to get well soon, but before that did you consult a doctor in this period for this complaint ?
User :   no doctor
Doctor :   Ok. Preventive Remedies : Doctor :   1. Avoid cool drinks, cold foods
Doctor :   2. Please avoid cool weather, dust and fog.
User :   ok
Doctor :   3. Switch over to better oxygenation in your bed room like keeping your bed roon door open and letting in air ventilation from the rest of the house.
Doctor :   4. Eleveating your head end of the bed.
Doctor :   Medical treatment : Doctor :   1. Sinarest tab. thrice daily for 5 days.
Doctor :   2. Cetrizine tab. twice daily for 2 days.
User :   ok doc
Doctor :   3 . Karvol plus steam inhalation everyday twice daily , morning and evening .
Doctor :   Life style modification : Doctor :   1. Heavy exercise before you sleep for 15- 20 mins.
Doctor :   2. Also breathing exercises & pranayama - before going to bed.
User :   can you please tell me like what kind of excercise
Doctor :   Anything which can be done after 1-2 hrs of dinner like a brisk walk where you have to sweat profulsely after the walk.
Doctor :   Advises : 1. If it does not decrease in a week's time with this, you need to go for the following tests and visit the doctor : Doctor :   1. Blood CBC ; 2. X-ray Chest .
Doctor :   Hope you have followed all the advises.
User :   ok doc
Doctor :   Is there anything else that you would want to me to answer ?
User :   do i have any decease
User :   disease
Doctor :   Please let me know after a week's time and lets see. I feel this is a very common issue in winter, so not to worry much - it might be just a common cold.
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   But you need to fix it as it is one onth old.
Doctor :   So take care.
User :   ok doctor
User :   thank you so much
User :   bye
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care, bye for now.
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