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Allergy of throat and throat infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Doctor:This is Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:ya doing good hw abt u?
Doctor:I am good thank you
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:Just want to know the remedy for severe throat pain
Doctor:Take steam inhalation
Doctor:That is first
Doctor:Secondly, throat lozenges like Strepsils
User:i am getting it often
Doctor:Third, Tablet cetrizine 10 mg once daily will help
Doctor:Do you have any associated fever or cold or cough?
User:ya cold
Doctor:Where are you based?
Doctor:It looks like an allergic process, XXXXXXX
Doctor:You'll need to keep your surroundings very clean
Doctor:Also, wash you bed linen in hot boiling water
User:had a cold coffee and lazzi last eve
Doctor:Thats why you are getting it again and again
Doctor:Thats nothing to do with it
Doctor:Contrary to popular perception, cold things will not make you catch a cold
User:let me try all the suggested remedies
Doctor:So as of now, you take only steam with strepsils and cetrizine
Doctor:If it doesnt get better
Doctor:You will need to see a physician
Doctor:Maybe you'll need a stronger anti-allergic drug like diphenhydramine
Doctor:This is a prescription drug, so I cant give it to you here
User:does it have any side effects
Doctor:Cetrizine, no
Doctor:The last one,
Doctor:Yes it will make you very sleepy
Doctor:Take it at night onky
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:will take diphenhydramine if nothing works out
Doctor:Please see a physician then
Doctor:Its a prescription drug and you shouldnt take it like that
User:sure thanks
User:thank you soo much
User:have a good day
Doctor:You too
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
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