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Sinusitis and related headaches - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I have a head ache since 2 weeks now
User :   i get the head ache only when i bend or when i cough otherwise absolutely no head ache
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
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User :   and i get this on my left side top of teh head
User :   married
User :   30 yrs male
Doctor :   do you have a cold/ nose block? any cough?
User :   i had fever cold cough for 8 days in jan 3rd week
Doctor :   * any phlegm coming out when you cough?
User :   i met neurology specialist and also got CT scan doen ..he says there is nothing i can seen any problem no
User :   any problem now..but he kept me under observation and given me coupe of tablets
User :   but the pain is still there
Doctor :   typically the most common cause for a headache when you are bending forwards and if you are having cough as well
Doctor :   is sinusitis
Doctor :   has this been ruled out during your tests?
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   yes
User :   i had cough till end of jan after that i dont have any cough but if just cough to test if the pain exists in my head
Doctor :   where exactly is the pain- which part of the head
User :   left side top of my head
Doctor :   any nose block on the left side?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have any previous health problems/ allergies?
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
User :   no
User :   my only concern is now that i have got my ct scan done and there is no problem in that....can i be confident that this is a minor problem and this will subside at thye earliest
User :   or do u think this head ache what i have could lead to soem major migrane kind of problem
Doctor :   Asyou have seen a neuro/ and got aCT done to rule out the major problems- Yes
User :   yes
Doctor :   it is most probably a minor problem
Doctor :   that should subside
User :   thank you
Doctor :   welcome
User :   do u suggest any neuro for a second opiopn
Doctor :   when did you get the CT done?
User :   bangalore hospital
Doctor :   when?
User :   24th feb
Doctor :   ok- then wait for some time and take the medicines that have been prescribed
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   ok. Bye for now.
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