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Blood while coughing up, irritation in throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi,I get blood when I cough up for the last two days. I have irritaion in my throat.Should I check with an ENT?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read it
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   38/Male
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke and/or consume alcohol
User :   No.
Doctor :   Good
Doctor :   Did you have fever,cough?
User :   One week ago I travelled and during that time I had lot of cold water.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Yes I have cough. No Fever.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you get phlegm?
Doctor :   when you cough
User :   No.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How has the cough progressed in the past 2 days?
User :   Cough is ok now. As I stop drinking cold water, feeling better.
User :   But worried about the blood which I brought out from my throat.
Doctor :   and were you completely off any symptoms before 2 days?
User :   I had running nose and little bit of cold before that.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   This looks like a progressive infection then
Doctor :   and it is better for you to get it examined
User :   Ok.
Doctor :   and start with a course of antibiotics
User :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   Thanksa lot for your suggestion.
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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