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I have had sinus for about two weeks I have a chronic

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Hi there I have had sinus for about two weeks I have a chronic miagraine today I am on a rural property. I have a sore throats and had fever last night. I have tried a nasal rinse but no help.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?

Yes have a fever taking panadol every four hours but I need something for the headache but it may be the sinus.

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

No no other issues I do suffer miagraines and normally take Maxalt I have run out and our closest phat

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You may take Ibuprofen and/or Acetaminophen for headache.

Following measures are usually helpful;

1) Warm saline / salt water gargles

2) Lozenges

3) Rest to throat; less talking! This will take care of your laryngitis (larynx or vocal cord inflammation)

4) Warm fluids; increase the fluid.

5) Tylenol or Motrin / Advil (Ibuprofen) it will take care of your pain and discomfort.

Read this resource;

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/sore-throat/DS00526/DSECTION=lifestyle-and-home-remedies

Following are the suggested treatment for chronic headache;

1) Acupuncture

2) Mild massage

3) Correct posture of neck during working.

4) Relaxation technique like meditation.

5) Stretching exercises

6) Occipital blocks

7) Electrical stimulation

8) Therapeutic ultrasound

9) Hot/cold packs

10) Medications;

Dihydroergotamine

Reglan

Phenargan

Codeine

Oxycodone

Butalbital

Aspirin

Tylenol.

Following would be the treatment protocol for sinusitis;

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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