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Painful swelling in the left sided jaw, sore throat, fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello i have a swollen jaw pain i can't open or chew and sore throat
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having this?
User :   3 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is it on one side or both the sides?
Doctor :   Is there any fever or rash?
User :   just one theleft side
User :   i have a rash over 2 months the doctor does not know what it is
User :   and fever
Doctor :   Can you mention your age, gender, occupation and marital status?
User :   26 female
Doctor :   Ok
User :   in relationship although
Doctor :   This could be an inflammation of the Parotid gland.
Doctor :   It should be examined by an ENT specialist.
Doctor :   You will need antibiotics after the examination.
User :   can i fly with it as i'm aboard and i am going home to see my doctor sun
Doctor :   At least try to rest till the fever subsided
Doctor :   subsides
Doctor :   You can take Tylenol for fever.
User :   ok i et dizy some times too is that the fever
Doctor :   After food thrice a dat
Doctor :   day
User :   ok
Doctor :   This infection could spread and hence travelling may be difficult.

Doctor :   Use a cold compress to ease the pain of swollen glands.
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