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Suffering from nasal polyps - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hello doctor
User :   Good morning
Doctor :   Good morning
User :   I was affected with nasal polyp for last 6 months.
Doctor :   ok
User :   and get cured by last month by taking medicines
Doctor :   k
User :   but now again my nose is getting blocked slowly
User :   what to do sir.
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 :   30, Female, Lecturer, Married, 60Wt, one daughter
User :   i would like get rid of that completely.
Doctor :   one of the hallmarks of this polyp is its recurring nature.
Doctor :   Nasal polyps may be reduced in size with oral corticosteroids, and topical nasal corticosteroid sprays may help delay their recurrence
Doctor :   So the inciting factors are to be treated first
Doctor :   like asthma, allergy, infection, chronic sinusuitis
User :ok sir. for that what to do sir?
Doctor :   So what is the cause for the polyp in your case? did the doctor tell you?
User :   no sir. actually i had asthma in my childhood
User :   also doctor spelled allergy -
Doctor :   ok
User :   now what to do sir?
Doctor :   You get the allergy evaluation or you can assess yourself what are the agents causng the allergies
Doctor :   9f you have significant allergen triggers, then consideration for strict allergen avoidance and possible immunotherapy could be considered.
User :   i am travelling by bus daily for about 4 hours
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   might be the dust and the pollen in the atmosphere is causing you the symptoms
User :   now could you pls tell me the medicine for remedy
Doctor :   Look the medicine that you require cannot be given online as it is prescription based and only a doctor prescripi5ton can buy yu the medicine
Doctor :   I suggest yu to get the allergy evaluation done and take the nasal sprays to prevent the further infections
Doctor :   This is done by the ENT specilaist it self
User :   ok
Doctor :   This is called desensitisation
Doctor :   you have to use the medicine for long time
Doctor :   and not only when you have the symptons
Doctor :   it helpsin redcuing the furhter symptoms
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   Please confirm the details
User :   thankyou sir
Doctor :   Try to wear mask while travel
Doctor :   in the bus
User :   i will consult with ENT specialist
Doctor :   Try to board the bus
Doctor :   during non traffic time
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   where the dust is less
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   and these are some ways that you can avoid
Doctor :   the symptoms
Doctor :   Ple fil the feedback form and say done
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting bye
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