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Rhinoscleroma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   hi my grandmother has rhinoscleroma
User :   ans the doctors dont know what to do and we are running out of time
User :   what is the best treatmenet we could do for her ?
Doctor :   Ok Rhinoscleroma is a bacterial infection from a bacteria called Klebsiella

Doctor :  
It reduces the immunity of the person it infects
User :   ok how couldw e treat it
Doctor :  
is the bronchoscopy done?
User :   no she is just swollen is her face and nose
User :   so maybe
Doctor :  
I would like to know the status of her airway now
Doctor :  
thought the treatment is long term administration of thrid gen cephalasporins
Doctor :  
clindamycin and depending upon the lesions Ciprofloxacin is givne
Doctor :  
But most important is to knwo the patency of her airway
Doctor :  
and the extent of damage
User :   they have a tub in her to help it

Doctor :   Ok do you mean a tracheostomy is done
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