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Frequent throat infections - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hello..i suffer from throat infections quite often...I am 26 now and i had even got my tonsils removed at the age of 14...I am sensitive to kerosense, nail polish removers, paints and varnishes, artificil flovouring agents but not allerigic to petrol, diesel
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What medications are you using as of now?
User :   i tried various antibiotics, but they dont erythromycin, streptocccin etc
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i dont use any as of now...
User :   coz the infection lasts 2 weeks
Doctor :   As you are suffering from an allergy antibiotics are unlikely to help.
User :   so whats the best way to reslove this problem apart from precaution?
Doctor :   Excess use of antibiotics are also harmful as they dont work in the future against the same condition.
Doctor :   The best way is to avoid the allergen as much as possible
User :   I understand this...i even use ayurvedic medicines..but they are of no use...ive tried homeopathy for year..but didnt help
Doctor :   Also you should use regular anti-histamines
Doctor :   rather than antibiotics
Doctor :   they would help you better
User :   I tried citrizine and one more anti allergen - allegra...didnt help
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What symptoms do you get whenever you get an attack?
Doctor :   Our discussion about your problem may need more than 5 minutes.

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