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Sore thorat, difficulty in swallowing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hi
User :   is a doctor there?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i have a question
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   i have had a sore throat since thursday
User :   it wasnt bad then
Doctor :   ok, tel me your concern/
Doctor :  
ok
User :   but now i acan hardly swallow
User :   and i looked in the mirror and it looks bright red
Doctor :  
Difficulty in swallowing us there/
User :   yes
Doctor :  
ok any swwelling is present in the throat, tonsil enlargment.
Doctor :  
ok, do you have fever/
User :   no real fever
Doctor :  
ok
User :   had some small headaches
Doctor :  
do you have any lymphnode enlargment?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   no
Doctor :  
Cold and running nose/
User :   running nose just started today
Doctor :  
whats you age and gender/
User :   16 male
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
Drink anly hot water?
User :   i have drunk hot tea
User :   and cold water
Doctor :  
gargle with salt water.
Doctor :  
ok, fine
Doctor :  
to relive symptomaticaly.
User :   ok
User :   so is there anyway it is a strep throat
Doctor :  
and if does not subside go for ent consultation
User :   ok
Doctor :  
I think so, then an antibiotic is also needed.
Doctor :  
do you have any blocked ear.

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