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Facial pain, nasal pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   I have been suffering from facial pain for around two years
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   behind the nose
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have had mri scans and cti scans, they have sent me to dentists to check on my teeh, but i still have a constant pain behind the nose
Doctor :   do you have sinusitis
User :   i am currently taking amitritylin
User :   i was tested for sinustitus
Doctor :   ok
User :   my nose seems to be getting larger though, i am 24 i thought it would have stopped growing by now
User :   and the bridge is flattening
Doctor :   That might be a neurological pain '
User :   i get sever pain if i dont take the amitriptylin
Doctor :   thats why doctors put you on amytriptylline
Doctor :   yes, i can understand how severe it could be

User :   does the nose still growing have anything to do with it?
User :   it feels like its being pushed out from the inside and causing the pain
Doctor :   no
User :   what should i do?

User :   carry on taking the pills?
User :   will the pain eventually stop?
Doctor :   you should continue the pills'
User :   is it a cure or just a painkiller?
Doctor :it alters pain perception

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