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Severe throat pain with cough - 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
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How can I help you?
User :   yes hello doctor
User :   i have problem in throat
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have throat pain
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?

User :   last two days i have seviour throat pain
Doctor :   Ok

User :   i think it is throat infection
Doctor :  
Have you taken any medications?
User :   not yet only strepsils i have taken twice
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
thats fine
Doctor :  
Have you seen any improvement?
User :   i havent seen any kind of improvement i am feeling trouble trouble in swallow something and also have cough in throat only
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
How about fever?
User :   last night i also had fever near about 100
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
It is now the right time for you to start on antibiotics
User :   ok
Doctor :  
You should take it only after a prescription after examination by a doctor in person
User :   what if you tell medicine here only
Doctor :  
It is not a ethical practice and is not followed here
Doctor :   Till you consult a doctor
User :   ok
Doctor :  
I shall suggest you certain OTCs
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Take Dolo650 3 times daily
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and cetrizine 10mg once daily
User :   what should i eat
Doctor :   You should not eat cold and refrigerated foods

User :   in food
Doctor :  
Drink hygienic water
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :  
no restrictions other than that
User :   one thing i just want to ask you
Doctor :   Ok

User :   i have one heat blower is it harmful and because of that this problem occurs?
Doctor :   Meaning for heating the room?

User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
If there is no fresh air circulation
Doctor :  
it is not that hygienic
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but cannot be said
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that it is the cause
User :   ok
Doctor :  
as it could be a water infection as well
Doctor :  
and even foods
User :   for how long this medicines i have to take this medicines?
Doctor :   You should first get a throat examination done

Doctor :   and get a prescription

Doctor :  
antibiotics shall be usually for 5 days
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :   I have to close the window as you are not responding. Please chat with our doctors 24/7 for medical queries.

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