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I woke up during night with severe head pain and on right…

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I woke up during...

I woke up during night with severe head pain and on right side down to eye. It relieves when

Doctor's Assistant: Did you have a recent injury to the eye? How is your vision?

No but I woke up a week ago with a red patch on my firehead and it hurts to touch the head. I was told it probably was shibgles but ni further spots just hurting

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I has breast cancer a year ago with no treatment necessary after and have been on antibotics for a sinus cold

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Eye Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (non-eye specialty) replied 1 month ago

Could you please post a picture?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
sorry. am 81 years old. don't know how
I just paid for your advice.please answer on-line
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (non-eye specialty) replied 1 month ago

Your symptoms are likely of chronic sinusitis. A coronal CT of the sinuses and/or fiberoptic nasal endoscopy is diagnostic for it. Some physician may recommend nasal smear also to differential the allergy and infection. The aim of treatment is; relieve the obstruction, treatment of the infection, if present, thinning the mucus, and opening the sinus. Following would be the treatment protocol;

1) Nasal steroid; decrease inflammation and open up obstruction.

2) Oral decongestants such as pseudoephedrine are often helpful.

3) Topical decongestant for short duration.

4) Antihistamines; use only if allergic.

5) Steam vaporizer

6) Eucalyptus oil may help

7) Nasal saline irrigation

8) Vitamin C

9) Antibiotics; if nasal culture is positive and there are signs in CT scan.

For treating it naturally; steam inhalation, nasal saline water (salt water) irrigation (can be done by Neti-pot), Vitamin C, Eucalyptus oil inhalation can be done. Following can increase the body immunity so help in overcoming the sinus infection;

1) Omega 3; Fish oil capsule and flaxseed oil capsule.

2) Ginkgo Biloba

3) Zinc 30 mg.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Eye Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (non-eye specialty) replied 1 month ago

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
why am I being referred to an eye doctor. The symptons were pain in the head during the night. I want refund as 100% satisfaction is guranteed
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