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Treatment for sinusits - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   How r u ?
User :   Jst a quick question
User :   I want to know more abt Sinusits
User :   yt?
Doctor :   Am good XXXXXXXX
User :   great
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   I want to know more abt Sinusits
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   is it cureable
Doctor :   if you an tell me in particular i shall be able to help you further
Doctor :   A course of antibiotics can help eliminate sinusitis caused by a bacterial infection.
User :   agreed, but wat if any patient is still suffering after taking antibiotics
Doctor :   corticosteroids to reduce swelling if you have severe inflammation of your sinuses.
Doctor :   Then the treatment will depen\d on the Sinuses that are involved
Doctor :   there are various surgeries that are available
User :   I'm the patient and I hv frontal and also back sinus (not sure wat we call)
User :   I hv a severe pain on the back of my head
User :   unable to tolerate
Doctor :   ok
User :   my recommended to go for a CT Scan to proceed further....
User :   my Dr
Doctor :   Flexible endoscopic fiber optic sinus surgery are available that will help you in clearing
Doctor :   the sinuses and they are very effective too
User :   agreed, before going for surgery, will Medical treatment help ?
Doctor :   That will be only intermediate as the cause needs to be addressed and not the symptoms and the medical treatment are addressing the symptoms and not the cause
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   done
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   what can be concluded by seeing CT Scan...
Doctor :   the Anatomy of your Nasal Bones and What has been the \cause for the lack of drainage in them
User :   ok, my nasal bone is slight bend rather than straight
Doctor :   ok there you have it get it straightened and that should take care of clearing your sinuses
Doctor :   it's a simple procedure and that shall not take a long stay at the hospital
User :   alright, so wat do we call this sinus surgery ? or something else
Doctor :   Caldwell luc surgery
User :   ok..Well thank you so much for helping me and knowing more abt Sinus
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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