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Ear pain due to cold weather, swelling in toe - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello sir.. i hav some prob wit my rt ear
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age:24,gender:male,occupation:student,location:, marital status:single,wt:62kgs,ht:6ft,dependents:yes
User :   sir, i get ear pain when i travel in cold air
Doctor :   oK
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem>
User :   since 1week, the rt ear gets heavier as if swelling is there, i cant even use a swab when i get itching
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   It appears to be a middle ear infection
Doctor :   Is there any pus from the ear?
Doctor :   Is there any pain or fever?
User :   no pus sir.. n it gets bit diff to open my mouth totally..
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Any fever or cold?
User :   i had got fever.. i took tablets n got cured.. n once i had dig deep into my rt ear using a swab.. there i roughly scrached.. but didnt had any bleeding
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   So since then there has been a fullness in the ear rt?
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I suggest that you get your ear examined by an ENT surgeon as when you swabbed the ear, there must have been some damage which caused infection
Doctor :   thus causing these symptoms
User :   ok sir.. i hav one more prob..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   sir.. i jus hit d door whil waking.. by my rt foot third toe.. 2 days back.. it has got swelled.. i took painkiller but stil swelling is there.. n i cant bend / put pressure on tat toe..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I think that there has been a fracture of the toe.
Doctor :   U sually it subsides with rest
Doctor :   if that does not happen, then get an Xray done
Doctor :   and you may need to see an orthopedician for
Doctor :   application of a splint
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   sir.. ill it be joined.. if i apply the splint..?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   if it is a simple fracture it will be jjoined even without a splint
User :   sir.. i get hell of pain when i try to kick my start
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Then may be you shouldnt drive a bike or atleast let some one start it for you for a few weeks
User :   sir.. may i kno whom i chattin wit..?
Doctor :   Dr.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   nice to chat wit u sir.. i got googd suggestions fro u.. sir can u suggest me some pain killer to lower the swelling..?
User :   yes sir.. i filled
Doctor :   Take Tab. Combiflam thrice a day after food
Doctor :   for 3-4 days
Doctor :   if the pain does not subside or worsens
Doctor :   then consult an orthopedician and get the xray done
Doctor :   XRAY FOOT AP and Lateral viea
Doctor :   view
User :   oh.. thanks a lot sir..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
Doctor :   You are welcome
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