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Suffering from stomach cramps and Sinusitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello doctor. For the past 4 days, I am experiencing discomfort due to the 1. Slight pain on the right cheek, and tingling sensation for some of the teeth 2. Intermittent Stomach Cramps and slight vomiting sensation . I have tried antacids and medicines for releiving gas. While these have helped, the problem still remains. Can you pls. advise?
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   can i know your age?
User :   33
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it only from 2 days that you have nausea and stomach ache?
User :   As I understand the pain on the cheek is more of a Sinus toothache
Doctor :   or did you have this before also?
User :   Yes only from the last 2 days
Doctor :   I would first ask a few questions related to your stomach ache.
User :   ok
Doctor :   how has your diet been?
User :   Mostly home food, low fat
Doctor :   ok
User :   But I have eaten from outside as well once or twice
Doctor :   do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   I do, in the last 2 days I drank whisky in moderate amount
Doctor :   eating out , you mean in the last few days ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   any spicy food along with it/
Doctor :   till now any episodes of vomitting?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any fever? or other symptoms apart from this? belching?
User :   But I did have a chilly lime
User :   which was spicy
Doctor :   ok
User :   No fever
User :   I am experiencing sinus problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   for your stomach cramps have you taken any medicines?
Doctor :   ok, sinus problem since when ?
User :   For the cramps I have taken Gasex
Doctor :   ok
User :   and hajmola
User :   Sinus and the toothache, I had from the last 1 week
User :   That has subsided now, but is still present
Doctor :   the tooth ache is due to different reason I feel.
User :   ok
Doctor :   if you have noticed any bleeding from gums?
User :   no bleeding
Doctor :   along with it , it could mean some infection.
Doctor :   you can just take a painkiller
User :   ok
Doctor :   DOLO 500 mg
Doctor :   the pain will subside
User :   I am taking enflam for the teeth
User :   that helps
Doctor :   ok continue it
User :   ok
Doctor :   for the sinusitis , are you on medicines?
User :   not at present
Doctor :   sometimes if sinus gets worse it will cause many symptoms
User :   ok
Doctor :   due to nasal blocks, you may feel some pain in the cheeks too.
User :   ok
Doctor :   for your stomach cramps, they will come down, till then avoid spicy food.
User :   ok
Doctor :   drink lots of water and have meals on time.
User :   ok
Doctor :   keep it blande for a couple of days and do not consume any alcohol
User :   oh ok
User :   The intermittent cramps
Doctor :   for a while, it will subside, since there are no other symptoms, I do not think it needs to be worried about
User :   and the vomiting sensation will subside untreated?
Doctor :   if the cramps persists you may need some antibiotics and anti spasmodics
Doctor :   for which you must see a doctor foe prescription.
User :   ok
Doctor :   did you follow what i suggested?
User :   Yes I did
Doctor :   for nausea you could take ginger in 30 ml of warm water.
Doctor :   it will reduce the nausea.
User :   ok
User :   How much ginger?
Doctor :   any vomiting , if follows, please make sure you have lot of fluids.
User :   I have slight headache as well
Doctor :   a pinch of it, well ground
User :   ok
Doctor :   DOLO 500 mg will help to treat the headache as well
User :   ok
Doctor :   but if sinusitis is persisting you need medicines.
Doctor :   you could try steam inhalations.
Doctor :   they really help
User :   ok
User :   is there a problem with bathing head
User :   in the mean time?
Doctor :   they will release the pores and drain out clogs and fluid to make you breathe well and reduce headache too.
Doctor :   no, you could take bath, but make sure the water is hot enough
Doctor :   and dry your hair immediately with a drier .
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