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Snoring problem,26 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   I'm facing some serious snoring problem.

Doctor :   hi AAAAAAA
User :   What do i do to stop it and i havent consulted any doctor still
Doctor :   How long have you been facing this problem?
User :   from past 3 years
Doctor :   You do need to consult a specialist

Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   i'm 26 yrs

Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   Can i know your name?
User :   no i dont have any other health problems
Doctor :   Dr.Anurag
Doctor :   Do you smoke/ drink?

User :   very rarely
Doctor :   what is your ht/wt?
User :   my height is 5.10 ft and weight is 87 Kg
Doctor :   the best thing for you to do is consult an ENT to determine the exact cause of your snoring
Doctor :   the cause needs to be determined, before any treatment can be commenced

User :   well i have consulted an ENT specialist
User :   he said that there is an extra tissue growth in my nose
Doctor :   ok

User :   and they need to do an operation to remove that
Doctor :   Did he say it wasa polyp?
Doctor :   * nasal polyp?
User :   well i'm not sure about the term what they call
Doctor :   ok
User :   i think may be
Doctor :   If there is a growth it is most probably that
User :   is there any way i can avoid operation
Doctor :   Ws a CT your nose and sinuses done to find out the extent of the growth?
Doctor :   and where it is starting from?

Doctor :   *CT scan
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   yes
User :   he did a endoscope
User :   and he showed it
Doctor :   ok
User :   but is endoscope enough for proving it
Doctor :   you can see it in nasal endoscopy ,

User :   that is what he did
Doctor :   is it just one growth/ one side or many?
User :   and cleared showed me on a screen
User :   its just on one side
Doctor :   ok

User :   my right portion of nose
User :   if i go for an operation
User :   will this resolve my snoring issue
Doctor :   The only permanent solution for removing the growth is to get it removed by operation
Doctor :   nose block is a common cause of anoring
Doctor :   SO your snoring will most likely resolve after

Doctor :   *snoring

Doctor :   IS your nose totally blocked?
Doctor :   what you can do is take a second opinion
Doctor :   before the surgery to be absolutely certain
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   thanks for consulting us; bye for now

User :   Hello doctor ru there
User :   sorry for the delay

User :   the desk
i was away from
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   AAAAAAA are yu there
User :   is there any side effects after the operation

Doctor :   usually bleeding and infection are the most commn
User :   oh is it
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   they are usually taken care of
Doctor :   after surgery
User :   would it br throuhout my life or for a certain period
Doctor :   so as such uyou dont have any problem
Doctor :   after surgery
Doctor :   chances of recurrence are there but less
User :   I have cold most of the time
Doctor :   so it should be examined first whether the snoring is bcos of polyp or not
Doctor :   so i think yoiu have alllergic rhinitis with polyp
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any way i can avoidthe operation and through medicine i can come out of this problem
Doctor :   see if you have a polyp only way is polypectomy by operation
Doctor :   this troubles a lot
Doctor :   medicine can solve temporarily
User :   ok
Doctor :   but if any precipitationg factor
Doctor :   it shall recurr
Doctor :   anything i can hel pyou with
User :   thanks doctor for the information
User :   have a nicr evening
Doctor :   bye

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