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Ridged sides of the tongue after cough, 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
User :   hello?
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i have a weird symptom i wanted to ask you about
Doctor :   Please go ahead
Doctor :   I can answer you and help the best possible way
User :   well i've been sick the past couple of days and i thought it was just the flu but yesterday when i was brushing my teeth i noticed the sides of my toung have become ridged on both side do you know what this is?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   I shall answer you
Doctor :   Shall I ask you few questions on this?
User :   uhhh just tell me what it is first
User :   then ask the questions
Doctor :   If you can explain me some more I can answer your question
Doctor :   better
User :   ok
Doctor :   It might be dehydration, postviral glossitis
Doctor :   and I could think of many others
Doctor :   But to say if it worrisome or not
Doctor :   I need to ask you few questions
User :   ok
Doctor :   What problems did you face while you had flue
Doctor :   flu
User :   i didn't eat for about 4 days and drank very little so
Doctor :   like cold, Cough, sorethroat etc
User :   i was very hot had a bad cough and sore throat

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