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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi, im 23, a lady seeking your professional opinion. i dont have a sense of smell, a condition i have recently found out is called anosmia. i mostly suffer from flu, congested nose, sometimes its runny and other times the mucus is hard and yellow. with this follows a bad cough, mostly with discharge, yellowish. i have gone to see local doctors but the medication they give doesnt help. i have had this problem since i can remember.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doc, pls help
User :   hi doc, pls help
Doctor :   How long you have the nose problem - with discharge, cough , decrease sense of smell
Doctor :   Can you put the time un appro number
User :   could be ten years or longer
Doctor :   since how long you have the nasal discharge/yellow, nose congestesion
Doctor :   does it stay all the time or comes and goes
User :   it comes and goes, its an on going thing. i have it most of the time, whatever the season
Doctor :   is it seasonal?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   When you get these symptoms, do get sneezes
Doctor :   nose block
Doctor :   Have you consulted ant physician for ur problem?
Doctor :   *any
User :   yes i do sneeze, and the nose blocks. so what do u think is the problem?
User :   yes i have, they give me antibiotics and ascobic acids, which dont help
Doctor :   It is rhinisinisistis
Doctor :   starts as rhinitis and speads to sinuses
User :   what do u recomend i do?
Doctor :   you need to consult ENT and get the physical evaluation
Doctor :   There is a cobndition called Deviated nasal Spetum
Doctor :   It causes frequent nose and sinus infection
Doctor :   Get physicals and xary of suinuses and get proper treatmet for it
User :   thank u doc, except we dont have ENT in Namibia
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But at least ask your family MD to get x ray or CT of sinuses so that we ca diagnose a chornic on going process.
Doctor :   CT in ur case is very crucial because u have the problem for long time, and u have the problem of smelling
User :   is there no other thing that i can do? and is it possible to get my sense of smell back?
Doctor :   Even Polips in the nisuses can cause frequent infections
User :   thanks doc, will see the family MD.
Doctor :   Like nsal discharge , smell is the symptoms
Doctor :   If u can get the treatment and resiolve the cause u will get the smell back
Doctor :   Smell is not coming fornm, problem in the brain
User :   okay, thank u. my time is almost up.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   ALso use Cetrozine, claritine tabn daily
Doctor :   Did I resolve ur dounbnts'
Doctor :   8doubts
User :   yes
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