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Medications for sore throat - 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 :   Hi, My age is 26 years
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   I am suffering with sore throat since yesterday
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   How can I heal it?
Doctor :  
Do you have fever?
User :   feeling feverish at times, but do not have fever as such
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
How about cough?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Fine
Doctor :  
This is mainly a Upper respiratory tract infection
Doctor :  
For right now I would advise you take 2 tablets mainly
User :   ok
Doctor :  
one is Dolo 650 mg as needed, not more than 3/day, should be taken after food
Doctor :  
May I know your weight?
User :   ok
User :   yeah its 52kgs
Doctor :  
Ok
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but you need not take 3
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if you are not feeling feverish, or headache or body ache
Doctor :  
then not required
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If you have any of the 3 problems, then take 1 tablet
User :   i tablet in a day
User :   i mean 1 tablet in a day ?
Doctor :  
Upto 3 tablets
Doctor :   meaning 0-3 tablets depending upon the need
Doctor :  
I hope you got it now
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Thats why I mentioned as needed
Doctor :  
if not needed then 0
User :   ok
Doctor :   and one more medication is Cetzin 10mg at night
User :   ok
Doctor :  
before going to bed
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Follow the above treatment for 3 days for now
Doctor :   and report back after that
User :   i actually started taking Althrocin since yesterday night
Doctor :  
Avoid cold foods, drink hygienic water
Doctor :   That is an antibiotic
Doctor :  
and was not necessary from day 1
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as antibiotics are of no use in cases of viral infections
User :   shall I discontinue?
Doctor :   What is the dosage you are on?

User :   2 per day
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
complete the course for 3 days
Doctor :  
as you have already started
User :   ok
Doctor :  
If you are not taking any other medications, then start with Dolo and cetzin
Doctor :  
Is that clear?
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Fine
User :   Thank you
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   Can I ask you one problem related to my mother
Doctor :   Sure
User :   She is 52 yrs old, suffering with spondilytis
User :   cervial pain
Doctor :  
One more advice for you is do not stress yourself and take good rest
User :   cervical*
Doctor :  
I think, I have given my opinion for your mother previously
User :   ok i will take rest
User :   yes you did
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
So what is the query now?
User :   but still its not over
User :   we had taken her for a physio therapy session for a week, the pain had reduced during those days but it is increasing in winters
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
I had mentioned about cervical collar and sleep posture
Doctor :  
did she do anything about that?
User :   she is using cervical collar now regularly
User :   and sleep posture as well
Doctor :   Fine

Doctor :  
Hasnt she seen any improvement with it?
User :   she has definitely seen an improvement but the pain has reached in her hands now
Doctor :   Ok

User :   she complains of pain in her left hand
Doctor :  
Should get a follow up X-ray done
Doctor :  
and MRI as well
Doctor :  
Mainly MRI
User :   ok
Doctor :  
as it is mainly due to the pressure being put on the nerve
Doctor :  
travelling via neck
User :   and which specialised Doctor should be consult for this
Doctor :   Orthopedic Surgeon

User :   ok
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.

User :   sure
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