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Nose bleed after cauterization - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
Doctor :   go ahead with your medical query
User :   last week i went to my Dr. for a recuring nosebleed and he cauterized it. it seemed to take care of the problem until today. i have been extremelly stufed up lately and i broke down and cleared out the nostril and it started bleeding again but not as bad as before cauterization
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   should i go see my Dr again tomorrow or wait and see if it bleeds again and then go see him?
Doctor :   yes
User :   yes what?
Doctor :   i suggest u to see Dr again
Doctor :   avoid not blowing ur nostril until the bleeding is stopped
User :   it has stopped
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   but i didnt blow it for 4 days after cauterization so i thought it would be ok to clear it out today. like i said, i have been very stuffed up and couldnt breathe through mynose
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yep in that case u go to see him
Doctor :   stuffiness isdue to congestion
User :   yeah
Doctor :   he will prescribe u nasal decongestant for that
User :   ok
User :   ifyou resend the feedback form i will fill it out
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about
Doctor :   sure
User :   no, thats all
User :   thanx
Doctor :   ur welcome
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