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Remedies for chronic sinusitis, UTI - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Feeling fatigued and weak for about a week now. I have a UTI but I have been taking AZO and have been able to keep the irritation down in hopes that it would pass. I don't know if the fatigue and weakness are connected to the UTI. Also, I have chronic sinus problems and can't get rid of the headache and pressure. I can't go to a doctor without them all telling me the same thing to just take allergies meds.
So over all, I am extrememly tired, runny nose or stopped up, headache, pressure, tired eyes, weak, and fatigued. What can I do to fix this?
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
User :   Hi
User :   Okay
Doctor :   Since when are you having UTI?
User :   Since May 21st
Doctor :   OK.
User :   Do you need anymore information?
Doctor :   As you know, If there is a infection in the body, there will associated symptoms,
User :   Right
Doctor :   Like fever fatigue, body pain. etc.
User :   Would the sinus issues be connected to feeling run down?
User :   and how long does a UTI last?
Doctor :   Since when are having complaints of sinusitis?
Doctor :   Sinusitis is also infection, so even they will produce these symptoms.
User :   I have know that I have had it for a year and a half but its gotten worse the past two weeks
Doctor :   May it is an acute exacerbation of the chronic disease.
User :   exacerbation meaning?
Doctor :   Sudden increase of the symptoms.
Doctor :   UTI symptoms last as long as the infection persists.
User :   What can I do to get rid of the symptoms long term and not just temporarily?
User :   mostly for the sinusitis?
Doctor :   Long term measure for sinusitis include surgery, prevention of an attack.
User :   What kind of surgery and what is the normal cost?
Doctor :   Surgery is called FESS, cost depends on the hospitals.
Doctor :   Give me you age?
User :   20 years old
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Shall i tell you some home remedies for sinusitis?
User :   Yes please.
Doctor :   1) Steam inhalation.
Doctor :   Put some vicks vaporub in hot water and inhale the steam.
User :   Are there more?
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   Do salt water gargling.
User :   Okay
Doctor :   Don't take milk product in high ratios.
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   are you there?
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