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Symptomatic treatment for stuffy nose, ear pain, lactation specific drugs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have a sinus infection
User :   but im breasfeeding
User :   anything i can take?
Doctor :   sure we will assist you
Doctor :   can you tell me what are the problems you are facing
User :   stuffy nose
User :   pain in my right temple
Doctor :   and do you have any sore throat?
User :   ear pain
User :   no
Doctor :   fever?
User :   no sore throat

User :   no fever
Doctor :   k since when you are having running nose
User :   i had a cold
User :   so like a week
Doctor :   it can be due to viral infection so probably it will resolve by itself
Doctor :   you need symptomatic treatment
User :   there isnt anything i can take
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   you can take analgesics and antihistamines
User :   what is symptomatic treatment ?
User :   but i cant take really take any

User :   im breasfeeding
Doctor :   symptomatic is treating the problems
Doctor :   rather than main cause
Doctor :   nothing like u shouldn't take any drugs if you are breast feeding
User :   i know that

Doctor :   there are lactation specific drugs

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