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Pain while swallowing and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr XXXXX here
User :   Evening Dr XXXXX
Doctor :   Very good evening
User :   Since past few days I have pain while swallowing
Doctor :   How can i help you XXXXXXXX ?
User :   i took zathrin 500
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and later augmentin 625 as well
Doctor :   Ok
User :   consulted an ENT doc as well, who said no infection...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but i continue to get the pain on and off
Doctor :   Ok
User :   to make matters worse i have dryness of mouth + blisters on tongue
User :   can you please help me on this ?
Doctor :   Yes XXXXXX
Doctor :   Since when are you having this pain?
User :   Pain is not there as of now...but this is erratic...
Doctor :   Did you have fever associated with pain ? ?
User :   now more concerned about dryness and blisters
User :   no fever ever
Doctor :   Ok, Did you hav cough associated?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have any joint pains or muscle aches ?
User :   sometimes...doc has given me enzoflam for the same
Doctor :   Ok, i would consider the throat pain you have is probably due to the similar kind of ulcers you have in your oral cavity
Doctor :   Which occurs due to vitamin deficiency
User :   taking bcomplex + folic acid for the same
Doctor :   Yes , i would consider that may cure you of your problem
User :   okay thanks ! I shall continue and revert back if there is recurrence...
Doctor :   But for long duration , like for one month
Doctor :   Yes , at the same time better do salt water gargling twice daily after food
User :   Thanks once again ! I shall follow this...
Doctor :   Gargling will prevent further worsening
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   No thanks for your help !
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting , Bye for now
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