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Chilling, throat infection,acidity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   I am not feeling well for last few days...
Doctor :   ok

User :   I am feeling chills in the afternoon and evening
User :   I am feeling tired in the evening
User :   also
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
since when are you feeling like this?
User :   I think for last one week; however, it is not continuous... Also, I have suffered from throat infections (3 to 4 times) in the last 4 months
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
is there cough associated with it?
User :   When I went for blood test last time (Jan 20) the ESR was 27...
User :   Yes, I get cough some times.
Doctor :  
do u get phlegm too
Doctor :  
if so what colour?
User :   yes, I get to little extent... most of the times it is normal color... some times it is different color based on what I have eaten last time...
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
it could probably be an upper respiratory tract infection
User :   Also, I feel little pain in my chest few times.
Doctor :   when do u feel the pain when you are coughing or otherwise too?
User :   I feel pain after playing TT and some times normally also...
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   could you specify your age

User :   My age is 26. Also, I suffered from acidity problem in November. I have gone through the related medical course for a month. Now, I am feeling little burnings in my chest...
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
do u get these burning feelings in the chest before or after u onsume food
User :   Mostly in the afternoon before taking lunch and in the evenings.
Doctor :   and after food does it come down

User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
it seems like it could be gastritis
Doctor :  
which could occur due to dietary haits
Doctor :  
stress related life styles
User :   Does the checker and colored phlegm also due to gastritis?
User :   Checkers - I mean tiredness
Doctor :   what colour is the phlegm
Doctor :   no gastritis are usually associated with gastric symptoms
Doctor :   and they are not related to phlegm

Doctor :  
as phlegm generation occurs as a part of body defence against the respiratory infection
User :   If I take tea then I get the phlegm in that color.
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
i would suggest you get up early in the morning and forcefully cough out a sputum before you ingest anything
User :   Ok. Shall I go for some health check up?
Doctor :   yes i would suggest so
Doctor :  
it seems like a upper respiratory infection compounded by gastritis
User :   yes please suggest the kind of check ups that I should go
User :   for
Doctor :   you can visit a medicine specialist

Doctor :  
for all your pertaining symptoms
Doctor :   would you like me to find a doctor in your nearby area?
User :   I am thinking of going to some hospital for complete health check up. Is it right idea?
Doctor :   it is a very good idea

User :   Then please suggest me some hospital
User :   Also, please suggest the kind of check ups that I must go for.
Doctor :   give me a minute i ll look up for a specialist in your area
User :   sure
Doctor :   i would suggest you undergo a complete physical examination

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User :   Can you please book an appointment for me? I would like to go for the check up on Tuesday (tomorrow).
Doctor :   one of our executives will give you a call
Doctor :  
to book an appointment
Doctor :  
for tommorrow
Doctor :   is that fine?
Doctor :  
are you there?
User :   Ok fine. Can you please tell me the hospital name in which Dr.Ganapathy is available?
Doctor :  
the executive will get back to you will the adress details
User :   Okay. Also, do I need to go for the check up on fasting (without taking breakfast)?
Doctor :   i would suggest not to fast now as u are already complaining of tiredness
Doctor :  
so get a physical examination done based on which
Doctor :  
a few lab tests will be adviced
User :   Okay
Doctor :  
unless you want to check your pre pranidial blood sugar levels
Doctor :  
dont fast
User :   Otherwise, shall I go to Sagar Apollo hospital or some other hospital for complete health check up?
Doctor :   you can choose to go to any hospital of your choice

User :   Can you please suggest best hospital for this purpose?
Doctor :   in that case i would suggest as he would be apt for such conditions

Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to know?

User :   okay
Doctor :  
User :   Can I meet him today evening itself?
Doctor :   you would have to call him up and fix an appointment then

User :   I would prefer to do that.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can you please provide me his contact details or book an appointment?
Doctor :   0000

Doctor :   it is his
Doctor :  
mobile number
User :   Thanks
Doctor :  
no problem
Doctor :  
is there anything else you would like to know
User :   I would like to get his address.
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   this is the link you can follow for further details
User :   Okay.
User :   One final question... How good is this doctor (any reviews)?
Doctor :   we have heard a good reviews about him from our previous

Doctor :  
Doctor :  
is there anything else you would like to know ?
User :   Thanks. I am done. I would like to give you an update after meeting this doctor. Your name please?

Doctor :  
you are welcome
Doctor :  

in that case please fill the feed back form and send it back to us
User :   Done
Doctor :   thank you

Doctor :   do get back to us after the meeting with the doctor

User :   sure
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