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Date : 25-Mar-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User:actually i hav troat problem from last 2 weeks
Doctor:Can you explain the problem?
User:my throat pains a lot
User:i cant swallow
User:actually i am having a baby girl 7 months old
User:And i have rejoin job recently after 8 months gap
Doctor:Are you running fever?
Doctor:Cold, runny nose, headache ?
User:headache is ther
User:cold n cough
User:same problem is with my baby girl
Doctor:How about fever?
User:last week i had fever
User:i hd taken medicines from family dr
Doctor:Are you still on those medicines?
User:i had taken yest benadril
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The complaints that you mentioned are consistent with features of upper respiratory inflammation most likely from an infective cause.
Doctor:As the pain is severe there may be supper added bacterial infection.
Doctor:In such cases, I usually put my patients on antibiotic therapy.
Doctor:Since you are breast feeding (I presume) and you have no fever
Doctor:you can try symptomatic measures such as warm salt water gargling 3-5 times daily.
Doctor:You can also chew throat lozenges such as strepsil for instant relief.
Doctor:Take calpol 500mg tablet if headache is severe.
Doctor:And steam inhalation for cold and cough.
Doctor:You can try these for the next 2-3 days.
Doctor:if you don't feel better consult a doctor for antibiotic prescription.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
User:yes surely
Doctor:Is there any questions?
User:one more thing dr my speen is removed and in pregancy
User:i was gone under operation of gall bladder
User:my deliver was cerasean
User:in between i feel pain in my back n stomach and shoulders
User:is that normal
Doctor:The pain may not be related your past surgeries.
Doctor:If the pain is severe and affecting your daily activities it is definitely not normal.
Doctor:You should get it sorted. A physical examination at your doctors clinic is mandatory.
Doctor:Is there any other question?
User:no questions thnks dr
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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