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Relief from cold and blocked nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   godd morning doctor
Doctor :   Good Afternoon
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   i hav cold for past two weeks but still i hasnt cured
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any cough, headache, nose block, fever?
User :   nose block is there
Doctor :   Can you mention your age, gender?
User :   and also i hav tonsils
User :   27.male
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you do repeated steam inhalation with a few drops of Menthol or Eucalyptus oil
Doctor :   This has to be done for 3 days
Doctor :   I also suggest that you consult an E
Doctor :   ENT specialist
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   and get yourself examined for any sinusitis or Deviated Nasal Septum
User :   i had an opn before two years inthe left ear
Doctor :   You should also tilt your head to either side while steam inhalation to drain the sinuses
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What was the surgery for?
User :   i had some hole in it
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The steam inhalation should be done at least once every 2 hrs for maximum benefit
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