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Pain in throat while swallowing, stomach pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   I Have Pain In My Neck & Stomach Every Time I Swallow Food... PlusI keep Coughing Up Phemg... What Could Be The Problem?
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
Doctor :   Do you have cough ?
Doctor :   I mean Cough soon after food ingestion ?
User :   only when I cough Up Phemg & its Almost Constantly
User :   Non Stop
User :   About 3-4 weeks ago
Doctor :   Ok, Since when did you have this problem ?
User :   also around that timd I had strep throat
User :   No I have not
Doctor :   Have you noticed any changes in your voice ?
Doctor :   Ok, Do the symptoms worsen on lying down ?
User :   yes because I feel more phegm comming up
Doctor :   Ok, DO you get fever associated with the symptoms ?
User :   No...Not only that but every time I swallow food I have this burning feeling in my throat & the top part of my stomach hurts
Doctor :   Ok, Have you taken any treatment for the problem ?
User :   the only thing I've tried so far was Gas-X & Pepo Bismole
User :   is that the same as peroxide?
Doctor :   Do go for chlorhexidine gargling thrice daily
User :   Ok because I never heard of it
Doctor :   If not subsided you may have to go for throat swab culture and be put on antibiotics for complete cure
Doctor :   NO
Doctor :   Its a gargling solution with brand names HEXIDINE
User :   ok can I find this in my local drug store
Doctor :   Yes, you can
User :   alright I'll give it a try and hopfully that helps... Thanks
User :   Thanks for answering my questions
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
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