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Remedies to overcome sinus infection due to septum deviation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi how can i help you
User :   Good evenign doc
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help yuo]
User :   My friend is suffering from a sinus infection...gets infected every now and then and has to rely on sinarest and paracetamol for his sinus headaches and congestion..what would you suggest
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i can help you with that
Doctor :   have u consulted any
User :   he has a slight septal deviation
Doctor :   ent specialist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i get it
Doctor :   how old is ur freind
User :   33
Doctor :   okhas the doctor advised for a surgery?
User :   he takes sinarest too often
User :   is it harmful
User :   no the doc said surgery was not necessary
Doctor :   sinarest is not harmfull
Doctor :   although its not good to take it very often
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   next time he gets it
Doctor :   ask him to do steam inhalation
Doctor :   this will give him lot of relief
User :   he does that religiously
Doctor :   good
User :   but he wants to keep himself from landing with these headaches and congestion often
Doctor :   ok
User :   are there any foods he must avoid and precautions he must take?
Doctor :   all people with deviation will not be affected by this problem
Doctor :   the septum problem
Doctor :   the best way to ovrcme is to have a small surgery done
Doctor :   this is the definitive treatrment
Doctor :   avoid takin cold foods

Doctor :   take always hot food
Doctor :   this decreases conge
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