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Medication for sore throat, pharyngitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   i am suffering from sore throat, what should i take
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr cccc here
User :   nice to meet you doctor
Doctor :   nice here too
Doctor :   may i know where u reside ?
User :   about every 2 months i used to suffer from pharyngitis
User :   invvvv
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can u tell me the age , weight ?
User :   taking azithromycin course and it happens again
User :   my age is 30 years weight 78 kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have u had any history of tonsillitis, or ear infections ?
User :   no
User :   only pharyngitis
Doctor :   any fever, cough, nasal blockage, etc ?
User :   yes nasal blockage is there
User :   early morning sneezing
User :   around 20 sneezing daily just after waking from bed
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are u taking any meds as of now?
User :   if i take cetrizine i am ok, but is there any permanent cure for it
User :   nothing
User :   is there any facility of video chat on this site so that i can see you and you can see my throat
Doctor :   im sorry, as of now, we dont, but it is being processed and will be started soon
Doctor :   In any case, what u have is acute pharyngitis, and sinusitis
User :   good, so what should i do for my sneezing problems for how long i have to take cetrizine
User :   ok
Doctor :   try taking some nsala drops like nasivion , 2-3 drops 3-4 times a day
Doctor :   this will clear the nose
Doctor :   also take cetrizine 1 a day
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   if not improved, u need bettter antibiotics for a few days
User :   which antibiotic should i go for
Doctor :   antibiotics need prescriptions, which need to be given by your GP,
Doctor :   there are basic antibiotics, which will cure ur infection very easily
Doctor :   in the mean time, try salt in warm water garling
User :   ok you are also a general pract..
User :   ok sir i will do gargling, but for how many times a day
Doctor :   I am experieiced in all fields including pulmonoilogy and gastroenterology
Doctor :   gargling 4 times a day
User :   ok sir do you have your own website or blog or email so that directly we can contact you
User :   to which country you belong
Doctor :   you can contact me at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   india, BANGALORE
User :   this will solve my sneezing problem too or not
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   nasivion and cetrizine will take care of 80% of ur issues
User :   ok sir thanks a lot
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   Do u have any other query?
User :   no sir, any suggestion if you want to give, so that it may not reoccur specially that sneezing problem
Doctor :   get tested for allergy disorders which can cause ur issues to recur
Doctor :   also, get evaluated for Nasal issues like Deviated nasala septum which can cause recurrent sinusitis
User :   ok sir thank you, thanks for helping me
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   hope ur symptoms get better soon
User :   thank you, bye
Doctor :   bye for now

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