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Remedy for pain in left nasal passage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Hi I'm in a fair amount of pain from blowing my nose too hard..alot of the pain is on the left hand side nasal passage just above and around my eyebrow..feels like a big blood rush to that one area..any ideas on what I've done or what can be done to fix it
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Doctor :   Are you having a swelling there?
User :   I would love this answer asap
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Doctor :   I feel it is due to
Doctor :   the vascular changes in the area
Doctor :   the blood vessels get dilated then
Doctor :   hence you shall feel such sensations during that time
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User :   Thanks, there is no swelling, very pianful above nose n above my left eye,
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It happens only during blowing your nose isnt it?
User :   Throbbing blood rush pain when I lean forward or bend over
User :   No it is all the time
Doctor :   That happens for everyone
Doctor :   if you blow your nose too hard
Doctor :   then some small blood vessels will break and blood will even come out through nose
Doctor :   ok
User :   How long til the pain stops
Doctor :   Is your left nasal passage always blocked?
Doctor :   Do you have headache?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Yes to the head ache
Doctor :   Do you have mucus coming out from nose with a smell
User :   No
Doctor :   Did you try steaming?
User :   No
Doctor :   There are some cavities in our skull
Doctor :   called sinuses
Doctor :   If that gets infected
Doctor :   you will have pain in those areas with a heavy head feeling
User :   That's what it is
Doctor :   There is a sinus above our eyebrow called frontal sinus
Doctor :   on either side
Doctor :   May i know your age ,gender and occupation?
User :   22 male blender facotry worker
Doctor :   Sinusitis commonly occurs to people who have allergies
Doctor :   Do you have dust in the factory?
User :   Powder
Doctor :   So if your sinus get blocked and secretions accumulate
Doctor :   due to allergy to the powder
Doctor :   you will have pain in the sinus region of head
Doctor :   so to drain the secretions you can
Doctor :   try hot water steaming,anti histamines etc
Doctor :   and if still not relieved you will have to take a course
Doctor :   of antiniotics
Doctor :   sorry.Antibiotics
Doctor :   So you will have to modify your working environment if poz
User :   Will clarintine or polaramine be better
Doctor :   or wear masks to prevent dust inhalation
Doctor :   claritine is ok
Doctor :   Polaramine too
Doctor :   Try these home remedies first
User :   Normally wear masks but didn't on one day, will saline spray work if powder gets up my nose again
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Yes,saline nasal spray is good
Doctor :   it helps to melt hard secretions
Doctor :   and clear the drainage
User :   Great thanks heaps for your help, if I'm not feeling better by Monday I'll get some antibiotics
Doctor :   Good
Doctor :   You will be alright
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   Enjoy the rest of your day
Doctor :   Thanks
User :   No that's all thanks hwaps
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting.Bye for now
Doctor :   Bye..
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