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Remedy for chronic sinusitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
User :   hello doc
User :   yes ,please
Doctor :   Please start with your query
User :   doc, i am suffering from sinusis,,(blockage of nose),
User :   once i have undergone a minor operation ,, but it didnt worked,,
Doctor :   ok
User :   can u please assist me further on this.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   whenever i eat something or drink something.. i need to clear my nose,,
User :   yes
User :   age 23,male, engineer,single,weight 64 and geifht 166 cm..
User :   dependents ,, n dad
Doctor :   What ws the minor procedure done
Doctor :   when was it?
Doctor :   Was it done under anesthesia
User :   there was something like drilling machine..
User :   an extra portion of my nose was cut that time,,
User :   saying that it was an excess growth
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The procedure done previously could be ostium enlargment
Doctor :   it is only a temp procedure
User :   ok, but it was not that much effective
User :   so,, is there any permanant solution for this??
Doctor :   Did the doctor say what is the cause of the sinusitis?
Doctor :   is it allergy?
User :   yes,, he also guessed same.. allergy..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but i dont think so,, coz i rarely come across dust,,
Doctor :   The permanent treatment for sinusitis depends on the cause
User :   oh
Doctor :   since it is allergic to you
Doctor :   You have to avoid the allergens
Doctor :   that is the only way
Doctor :   to get rid of future episodes
User :   ok,
Doctor :   you have to maintain a record of all the allergens
Doctor :   when contacted you
Doctor :   that triggers the sneezing, watering from nose pain on the cheeks
Doctor :   etc
Doctor :   and you have to avoid them
User :   ya.
Doctor :   If the doctor can prescribe you antihistamines for daily use
Doctor :   and judiciously they will help you in reducing the severity and the no of attacks
User :   but, i was avioding all these items from past few years.. still my nostrils are blocked always,, either of them is always blocked,,
Doctor :   with the allergens
User :   ok,,
Doctor :   One should use them as inhalers or tablets very judiciously as told by doctor
User :   ok,,
Doctor :   You can clean your sinususes and nostrils
Doctor :   by yourself
Doctor :   when there is a block
Doctor :   it will be hard and cumbersome
Doctor :   initially
Doctor :   but daily if you do it , is an easy proces
Doctor :   with the help of a saline solution
User :   oh i c
Doctor :   I will send you a document on how to stay with Sinusitis
User :   please...
Doctor :   how to clean the nose and air ways
User :   that would be great!!!
Doctor :   Pl confirm your details
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User :   yes,, perfect.
User :   hay, doc,, sorry for asking this now,, can i know your name please
Doctor :   Please mail us after you do if it is useful to you or not
User :   sure
Doctor :   Remember it may be hard to do initially
User :   yup,,
Doctor :   but as daily process it take less than a couple of minutes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   great.!! i just wanna get out of this nose blockage..
Doctor :   Avoiding the allergen is the most important way
User :   ok,,
Doctor :   of preventing the attacks
User :   and
User :   cough is always a part og my blocked nostrils,,
Doctor :   the cleaning is only a temp relief
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Pl fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok
User :   one more thing,,
Doctor :   s
User :   regarding cough?
User :   i am avoiding milk oproducts,,, still there is productive cough...
Doctor :   once you are allergic it can lead to cough also
User :   oh,,ok
Doctor :   you should avoid the allergen
Doctor :   that you are sensitive to
Doctor :   not the milk
Doctor :   If you are avoiding milk and no result
Doctor :   then you are not sensitive to that
Doctor :   Most important is avoiding smoke
User :   but ,, how would i come to know that i am allergic to what
Doctor :   be it active or passive
User :   ok,,
Doctor :   you should check for yourself
User :   hmmm,,ok
Doctor :   or you can go for allergic patch tests
Doctor :   done by the doctor
Doctor :   mostly by immunologist
Doctor :   in your city
Doctor :   they can test with different common allergens
Doctor :   and arrive at a conclusion
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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