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Home remedy for headache and nose blockage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   i am having problem headache and nose blockage...
Doctor :   ok
User :   from past one week i am suffering
Doctor :   ok
User :   i took Dolo cold for few days, but it didn't have any effect
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   ok
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: Occupation: Location:
User :   29, software engineer, XXXXXXXXXX
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any running of nose
User :   its not running but one side it is blocked
Doctor :   is the block always on one side
User :   yes,
Doctor :   ok
User :   it is not always blocked, if cold increases then it is blocked. if i sneeze it will get cleared, but again it starts accumulating
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke/drink alcohol/Any other habits?
User :   No
Doctor :   any medication other than dolo
User :   i had cough, so i took syrup... no other medicine i took, i used Vicks inhaler
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor?
User :   No, my cousing brother is a doctor, i asked him he suggested to take dolo cold
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any irritation of the throat?
User :   three days back my throat was completely blocked, now it is ok.
Doctor :   i mean do you any pain at the time of swallowing?
User :   no
Doctor :   tell me in which part of the day your headache is mors?
Doctor :   more
User :   it is one side, right side.. but cough is still there but not much...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long are you staying in bangalore?
User :   from birth
Doctor :   ok
User :   i daily travel by bike to xxxx.
Doctor :   ok
User :   around 50 km i travel daily
Doctor :   from the history that you are giving it seems that you most likely be having sinusitis
User :   ok
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User :   through google
Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   what should i do now for this sinusitis
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   let me tell you few thoings to do at home
Doctor :   treating this as sinusitis
User :   yes
Doctor :   Taking a teaspoon of lemon juice everyday will help reduce sinus headaches
User :   ok
Doctor :   Performing steam inhalations will help reduce the pain from sinus headaches.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Adding eucalyptus oil, cough drops, garlic or any other medicinal herbs to the boiling water will help increase the effectiveness of the inhalation.
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Eating bulbs such as garlic and onion is an effective remedy for sinusitis
Doctor :   Initially these should be eaten in mild doses, and the dosage increased gradually.
User :   ok.
Doctor :   gargling with warm water with salt added to it will help
User :   ok.
Doctor :   as this wil releive the irritation of the throat
User :   ok
Doctor :   do that 3 to 4 times a day
User :   for now is there any medicine i can take.. for headache and cold
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Advil Cold
User :   ok
Doctor :   as antibiotics are needed
User :   yes
Doctor :   and they require prescription
User :   ok
User :   can i come to your clinic
Doctor :   this on line medical consultation
User :   how can i get the prescription
Doctor :   You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find a doctor in your area.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Could I confirm your contact details so that we can fix the appointment.
User :   sure.. you can take my new phone number 0000
Doctor :   on which day you want the appoint ment
User :   sat or sunday
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
User :   thanks
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