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Lump in throat and uneasiness in chest. Due to cold? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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User:Hi Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed
User:From last one week i feel as if i am having a lump and uneasiness in chest
User:i mean lump in throad and uneasiness in chest
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:i had cold like symtoms
Doctor:It seems like you have a viral throat infection
Doctor:Did you get your throat examined by a doctor?
Doctor:Is the symptoms present since last one week with no improvement?
User:is it because i am in AC at home as also at office ?
Doctor:Yes, it is probable
User:i am having hot water for last couple of days
Doctor:Did you try doing slat water gargling?
Doctor:That is good
Doctor:How severe is the uneasiness in the chest?
User:yes i did but not frequently
Doctor:Do you feel breathless as well?
User:yes sometimes
User:especially when i try to run
Doctor:Is there cough too?
User:i do yoga and walking during which time i dont feel the uneasyness
User:occasional cough
Doctor:it seems not like a major health concern
Doctor:Good that you are doing yoga and walking
Doctor:Please get a ECG and Chest X-ray done
User:when i run sometimes i feel there is a upward movement of air from my chest to throat
Doctor:If they are normal, then you are absolutely fine
Doctor:It happens because of congestion in the airways
User:oh ok
Doctor:with salt water gargling and steam inhalation it will go away
Doctor:Please get these 2 done
Doctor:If they are normal, you are fine
User:ok will do that
Doctor:Did you have fever any time in this period?
Doctor:That is good
Doctor:I do not think you need antibiotics for this
Doctor:Continue to drink hot water
Doctor:Remain warm
Doctor:keep your ears plugged with cotton plugs
Doctor:Take bland food for some time
User:bland food means ?
Doctor:Drink plenty of fluids
Doctor:You should be fine soon
User:thanks Doctor
Doctor:Please follow these suggestions
User:frankly though its not disrupting my daily work but its a little irritating stuff
User:ok will do
Doctor:You may try taking Tablet. Allercet 10 mg at night for few days
Doctor:It will relieve you of the symptoms
User:ok will do that
Doctor:It is prescription drug
Doctor:You may get them prescribed from your primary care physician
User:ok will do that
User:thanks a lot doctor
Doctor:May be you can take a day or two off from work
Doctor:Take good rest at home
Doctor:You shall be fine
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:No doctor
User:thanks for your time
User:have a nice day
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:You too have a great day
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:Bye for now
User:Bye as well
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