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Pharyngitis, 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 :   hello i have a sore throat and it feels like it is closed up
Doctor :  
ok
User :   is this just a bug ?
Doctor :   means?
User :   is this just the flue
Doctor :  
yeah its the pharyngitis
User :   or should i go and see my gp
Doctor :  
cause is bacterial infection
Doctor :  
yes you have to see your GP as you require antibiotic prescription
User :   should i go and see my own doctor
User :   i am on calpol
User :   does this help ?
Doctor :  
mean time you can try with tylenol and salt water gargle for the relief
User :   is there anything else i could do because it is really innoying me
Doctor :   yes calpol brings down the temperature and relives the feeling of warmth in the nose and throat

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