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Acute tonsillitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi ----
Doctor :   How can I help you/
User :   I am having tonsilitis
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How old are you?
User :   it is in an acute stage
User :   i am 25 years old
Doctor :   What work do you do?
User :   i am a software engg
Doctor :   When you say tonsillitis-
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor who has made the diagnosis?
User :   Yes. Actually i am suffering from this disease since my i was 15. I have taken lot of medication
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have fever/ cough now?
User :   But as soon as i stop using medicines, it starts again after some days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How many times in a year do you get this problem?
User :   When i get this problem, i will feel feverish for some 2-3 days. I do have cough and thich mucus fluid comes out for a month
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   Mostly 3-4 times i get this infection
Doctor :   Do you smoke/ drink alcohol?
User :   I don't smoke, but i have started drinking since 2 years. But i don't do that quite regularly, once in 2 months i do drink
Doctor :   Have you seen an ENT / ben advised surgery for your recurrent tonsillitis at any time?
User :   Yes they do advice me for a surgery . But i am really scared of getting operated. And some doctors aslo has advised me not to opt for surgery. As it lowers the immune system of the body. As tonsils helps in producing immune system
User :  
to the body
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
Asthama/ bronchitis? or anything else?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok guru- tonsils are needed only in your child hood
Doctor :   before your immune system becomes developed fully
User :   ok
Doctor :   you are now an adult
Doctor :   And if you are having recurrent tonsillitis for so long
Doctor :   it means the infection in your tonsils is never getting cured completely
User :   yes
Doctor :   When you do get these bouts of tonsillitis
Doctor :   do you take a course of antibiotics?
Doctor :   Prescribed by your doctor?
User :   yes i do take. But only for temporay cure
User :   it starts all again
Doctor :   Do you always complete the full course?
User :   yes i do
Doctor :   ok- thats good
Doctor :   Are you currently taking any antibiotics
Doctor :   ?
User :   Actually i am not taking anything right now
Doctor :   How much water do you drink per day?
User :   2 litres
Doctor :   Do you have any problems like/ nose block/ ear block?
User :   yes when i get the infection all these problem arises with that. But i don't have ear block
Doctor :   and how long have you had this problem this time?
User :   it usually takes 1 week to get cured even if i am taking medicines. If i am not taking anything then it lasts for 1 month
Doctor :   AAAAAAA taking antibiotics often is not good
Doctor :   But if your infection is severe
User :   ohh ,ok
Doctor :   you will need a course
User :   ok
User :   Also some doctors has advised me to opt for surgery as it may impact my sex life after marriage
Doctor :   but the most promising solution for you will be to see an ENT
Doctor :   and no surgery for your tonsils
User :   i will have recurrent throat infection after having sex
Doctor :   will not affect your sex life after marrige in any way
Doctor :   Pls get get back to us if you need any help with finding a ENT in your area
User :   But whenever do i masturbate i usually get the throat infection on the next day
Doctor :   one of our docotrs will give you a call to see how you are doing'
Doctor :   there is no relation
User :   Is it?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you w?ith
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting HC magic
User :   can you just tell me your location so that i can XXXXXXXX in touch with you soon
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   Its all on the home website
Doctor :   thank you
User :   Hi
User :   Are you busy
User :   i have another problem
Doctor :   Can you pls log in in the secong half ---- as suddenly many patients have come on the portal. Thanks.
User :   you mean after lunch?
Doctor :   yes please
User :   sorry after 1 -2 pm
Doctor :   thanks for your coorpartion.
User :   okie thanks then bye
Doctor :   after 2 pm pls ----
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   ----
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   ok sorry i can helpyou later
Doctor :   then
Doctor :   bye
User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi AAAAAAA
User :   Yes it is regarding my another problem
Doctor :   ok carry n
User :   I am suffering from Pyerione's disease
User :   I am having it from last 4-5 yrs
Doctor :   ok
User :   There is a slight bent towards the right hand side
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have shown it to an Urologist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what did he say
User :   He prescribed me Vitamin E pills for 3 months to take
User :   But that did not make any better
User :   please let me know what to dod
Doctor :   AAAAAAA peyronie's disease is to be physically examined
Doctor :   before we can comment
Doctor :   i suggest you to contac the same urologist
Doctor :   and get the best benefit
User :   just tell me is there any cure for it
Doctor :   it is not correctable
Doctor :   as such but many treatments have comeup
Doctor :   which urologusts shall only advice
User :   any medicine you can prescribe?
Doctor :   no
User :   Okie bye then
Doctor :   ok bye
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