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Itching sensation in throat, headache and fever. Suggest medication? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:My name is XXXX
User:for last few days I am feeling itching sensation in my throat
User:a bit headache and feeling feverish also
User:getting cough also
Doctor:The symptoms you describe suggest upper respiratory tract infection.
Doctor:I suggest you try the following:
Doctor:1. Take tab. calpol 500mg thrice a day.
Doctor:2. warm salt water gargles three times a day.
User:how long shall I take ?
Doctor:3. Rest well.
Doctor:You can do these two measures for next 3 days.
Doctor:if you develop high grade fever, you need to visit your local doctor.
User:is this medicine widely available or any alternate for it ?
Doctor:He/she can examine you and if necessary prescribe antibiotics.
User:okay...but as of now I can say, no high temprature
Doctor:Yes, the medicine will be widely available.
Doctor:It's good that temperature is low grade.
User:thanks for your advice sir
Doctor:But do visit your doctor if you develop high grade fever.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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