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Chronic sinusitis problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   whats your speciality doctor?
Doctor :   I am a general practitioner
User :   ok
User I have a chronic sinusitis problem
Doctor :   f
User :   I had one surgery done about 4 years ago
Doctor :   ok
User :   there was relief for some time...but again this problem has resurfaced
Doctor :   What was the surgery done?
Doctor :   What are your problems now
User :   it was rhinoplasty + something curvature( i dont remember the exact name)
Doctor :   What was the exact diagnosis made then?
User :   they took out a small bone in surgery and cleared the air passage of my nostrils
Doctor :   ok thats septoplasty
User :   oh yes
Doctor :   What was the exact diagnosis made then?
Doctor :   before the surgery
User :   diagnosis was that, my nose is blocked and I should go for a surgery
Doctor :   Was it said as chronic sinusitis are yu are interpreting yourself?
Doctor :   If this was the surgery the diagnosis would be like DNS
Doctor :   If you have the reports with you please type down
Doctor :   the discharge summary of the hospital
User :   oh I am saying "chronic" because it has continued for a long time . Chronic means "Continuous"
Doctor :   anyway continue with the present problem
User :   I dont have the reports with me now... i can always ask my brother( who is also a doctor in delhi)...he knows the problem and the medical terms associated with it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Continue with the problem yoiu have now
User :   ok as of now I frequently get cold and running nose problem
User :   there is a thick green discharge many a times
Doctor :   early in the morning
User :   not only in the morning but in other time of day also
Doctor :   Do you have any allergies
Doctor :   Do you have pain on the cheeks
User :   no doctor...none of the doctor have siad that
User :   that used to hppen before surgery
User :   but now no pain in the cheek
User :   Can i ask you ? what is pain on the cheeks associated with?
Doctor :   Did you find yourself sensitive to cold, dust, pollen etc
User :   yes i find myself very much sensitive to cold
Doctor :   pain on cheeks is assosciated with maxillary sinusitis
Doctor :   so do you find more problem in winters
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you find the pus discharge slipping into the mouth when you get up early in the morning
User :   no doctor in the morning it is solid so i have to forcefully discharge it out
Doctor :   I feel you have the chronic sinusitis problem
Doctor :   But the cause should be found out
User :   ok
Doctor :   the previous doctor operated on septoplasty because you have got a deviated nasal septum which is a common cause of the chronic sinusitis
User :   yes...ok
User :   now what do you suggest?
Doctor :   I would suggest you to see an ENT specialist to get a procedure done called the sinusoscopy
Doctor :   called FESS
Doctor :   he sees into the sinus and determine what to be done next
Doctor :   IF you would like one of our doctors to call you and help you
User :   is that an X ray something?
Doctor :   we can do that
User :   what is the cost for FESS?
Doctor :   Xray can be of help initially but in chronic sinusitis
Doctor :   more intensive approach is done
Doctor :   I would let you know the details
Doctor :   I am not exact in it
Doctor :   please confirm your details
Doctor :   if you are in Bangalore
User :   ok can mail me at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   may i know your mobile number
User :   How many doctors are there on your panel for chat ?
Doctor :   We have four doctors
Doctor :   and many specialists who are available only by need
User :   please let me know through mail itself..I am available all day...I cant give moblie no ...its for official use only...i Hope you understand
Doctor :   its ok
Doctor :   Which area are you in
User :   one more thing is there
User :   I have frequent indigestion problem also
User :   can you suggest something?
Doctor :   Take Aristozyme syrup 2to 3 tsp with food
User :   how many tims a day?
User :   and at what time of day?
User :   with breakfast, lunch or dinner?
Doctor :   during the meal only
Doctor :   all three times
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok... and how long?
Doctor :   take it for 7 days
User :   fine ...Thanks you docto
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