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Getting lot of trouble due to sinus/running nose issue for a long time. Suggestion? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Aug-2013
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User:hello sir good evening
Doctor:Good evening
User:hello mdm,
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I am getting lot of trouble due to sinus/running nose issue for a long time
User:most of the doctor suggesting me to go for an endoscopic surgery
User:due to this season change iam getting more trouble on this issue mdm.
User:hello mdm r u there pls
Doctor:I am here
Doctor:Just a minute please
User:time being suggest me the medicine at least
Doctor:was on urgent call
Doctor:Yes sure
Doctor:You can take tablet cetrizine 10mg right now
Doctor:Are you there?
User:3 time perday or 2 time such as mor and evening
Doctor:It is to be taken at bedtime once daily
User:iam talking about the tab which you suggested me
Doctor:Since it is more now, you can take one tablet now
Doctor:You will feel little drowsy
User:pls advise me on permanent solution if you avail spare time mdm now
Doctor:Permanent cure is possbile
Doctor:You can take better medicines like Montelukast
Doctor:for some time
User:how weather it is necessary to go for an operation or by medicine alone
Doctor:Try Montelukast tablet
User:Montelukast -is it table too mdm
Doctor:You will get upto 95%cure with it
Doctor:yes, it is a tablet
Doctor:You should take for a few months
User:how long I need to take the tablet
Doctor:You will definitely feel better
Doctor:probably for 6 months
User:any side effect due to the condinuous consumption of this tab mdm
Doctor:Nothing as such
User:which tab I need to start cetrizine 10mg or Montelukast or Montelukast alone
User:I mean two together or montelukast alone
Doctor:For time being, take cetrizine only
Doctor:Start montelukast only after discussing with your primary physician
User:you mean operation not required in this problem regard?
Doctor:Not required unless you have majot problem in the nose or sinus
User:any prior test for this before proceed
User:I mean nose or for inus
User:sinus madam
Doctor:nose and sinus has to be examined clearly using instrument
Doctor:for any polyp or hypertrophy
User:what s the name for the test an where it is available ,in diog lab alone or any other special labs?
Doctor:It is called nasal speculum examination
Doctor:You need to consult ENT specialist for the same
User:ok mdm
Doctor:Is that all for now?
User:thanks a lot mdm bye
Doctor:Take care
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