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Pain management for throat infection causing dry cough, sleepiness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   How can I help you]
User :   sir i am suffreing from throat infection
User :   even after taking Certain surps also it is not curing
User :   like Honitus
User :   etc
User :   can u pls suggest me
User :   wat shall i do
Doctor :   How long you have this
User :   from past 15 days
Doctor :   do you had cold, cough, sore throat and fever?
User :   ya
Doctor :   Cough is it dry or wet?
User :   dry
Doctor :   What are the symptoms do yoiu have now?
User :   during daytime cough
User :   not active
Doctor :   Ok since it is for last 15 days i would suggest need antibiotics
Doctor :   from now for a quick recovery
Doctor :   and the antibiotics cannot be given over online consultation as they are prescription based
Doctor :   if the symptoms would have been for the initial days
Doctor :   the correction wiht the over the counter medicines is possible
Doctor :   i suggest you get the physical examination done by a doctor
Doctor :   DId you under stand
User :   the upper tounge is lying on the toungue
User :   my grandpa says becoz of this it is not currig
Doctor :   I did not understand what are you saying
Doctor :   ok do you mean the small one
Doctor :   you see hanging
User :   ya
Doctor :   ok then it is swelling and you need a laryngoscopic examination
Doctor :   to note the exact cause
Doctor :   there are multiple causes why these two touch
Doctor :   and that is to be answered
Doctor :   by antibiotics
User :   general this happens when i take soft rinks
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   I know
Doctor :   You got upper respiratory tract infections
User :   ok
User :   so can u pls suggest me right medicine so that it is recovered as soon as possible
Doctor :   I told you that you need antibiotics
Doctor :   and the antibiotics cannot be given over online consultation as they are prescription based
Doctor :   you can do is flush the mouth thrice daily wiht TANTUM mouth wash
Doctor :   and then antibiotics
Doctor :   did you understand
User :   ok]
Doctor :   so see any doctor
Doctor :   who can prescribe you them
User :   ok
Doctor :   and you can use the course
Doctor :   as advised
Doctor :   dont restrict the course
Doctor :   to few days
User :   ok
Doctor :   because the antibiotics may cause resistance in future
Doctor :   and they dont work
User :   ok
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User :   even i am not active why is it so
Doctor :   it can affect anyone
Doctor :   because of envirnomnetal pollution or unhygienic food or water
User :   ok
Doctor :   Dont worry
Doctor :   if you take antibiotics for 5 days
Doctor :   you will be relieved
Doctor :   do warm water gargles with opinch of salt in it
User :   ok
Doctor :   and take ASCORIL D cough syrup
Doctor :   10 ml thrice daily
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   ya
User :   why is it often coming when i take soft drinks
User :   so shall i stop taking softdrinks
Doctor :   You are allergic to the contents of the soft drinks
Doctor :   which happens to most of the people
Doctor :   so thus it happens
Doctor :   inorder to avoid these
Doctor :   you have to cut down
Doctor :   them
User :   ok
User :   one more doubt..
Doctor :   s
User :   i have habit of sleeping for abt 8hours daily
User :   when i have any work also it is becoming immpossible for me to wake up
User :   why is it so?
Doctor :   do you get sleepiness during work
Doctor :   are you tired off at the end of the day?
User :   ya
Doctor :   Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i am tired at the end of the day
User :   22/M/Software Engineer/hyd/Single/55kgs/6'/No
Doctor :   Most of the times it is due to lack of proper scheduing per day
Doctor :   and routine that one doesnt follow
Doctor :   the routine should include exercise at 20 min
Doctor :   are you there
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