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Sore throat, cold and flu - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi..
User :   am having a sevious cold, head acke.. and body pain..
Doctor :k sure we will help you
User :   my throat is also having some infection..
User :   eyes are burning..
Doctor :   provide with your details of age gender and occupaton
User :   29/M/Software Engineer
Doctor :k
Doctor :   since when you are experiencing these symptoms?
User :   saturday night when i slept.. sunday morning i was havin cold...
Doctor :   k
User :   by evening of sunday..
Doctor :   do you have fever also?
User :   it got increased to body pai, head acke and throat infection..
User :   yeah.. am having fever this frm this mornign 3 AM..at 3 because of fere
Doctor :   where do you stay
User :   i stay at Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Mysore Road
Doctor :   did you travel abroad recently
User :   no.. i didn;t travelled..
Doctor :   k
User :   but we had a party at saturday night
Doctor :   do you have cough?
User :   no.. throat itching ..
Doctor :   k it can be due to throat infection
Doctor :   is the fever high or low degree
Doctor :   was it there on saturday
User :   i think its high i don ave trm mtr!
Doctor :   probably viral infection if fever reduces or bacterial infection
Doctor :   anyways its better to start of with antibiotics and analgesics
User :   ok
User :   i have taken Levoday 500 mg and citrizen tablets.. ysrdy nigt
Doctor :so i suggest you to take these tablets
Doctor :   k then continue levoday for 5 days twice daily without a gap
Doctor :   and along with it take tab. combiflam and cetrizine
Doctor :   tab sinarest for cold
User :   i think levoday is not effective to me..
User :   it didn't reduced any of the above symptoms
Doctor :   it will be effective but takes some time like a day
User :   ok.
Doctor :when did you start having it
User :   ysrtdy night
Doctor :   k then have it now after food and the tablets which i have suggested
User :   ok
Doctor :   and also practice salt gargling thrice a day
User :   below ate teh tab i need to take.. right?
Levoday 500 mg 1-1-0 for 5 day's
Doctor :   so that it provides some relief
Doctor :   levoday once in morning and night
Doctor :   with 8 hrs gap
User :   ok
User :   wat about sinarest , combiflam and citrezen?
Doctor :   levoday, combiflam and sinarest
Doctor :   twice a day at the same timing
User :   no citrezen?
Doctor :   if fever or body pain doesn't reduce then you can take combiflam in afternoon also
Doctor :   its not needed
Doctor :   if you take sinarest
User :   ok
User :   lets consolidate the prescription..
User :   can u pl finalize the tablets which all to be taken as a course?
Doctor :   tab levoday, combiflam, and sinarest along with salt gargling
Doctor :   twice a day once in morning and evening
User :   ok..
Doctor :   salt gargling thrice a day
Doctor :is there anything else that i can help you with
User :   any further adivice on food and bath and ogoing to office?
Doctor :   food try to avoid spicy food as it irritates your throat and drink as much as water as possible
Doctor :   bath you can take once fever reduces
Doctor :   it will be good for body pains also
User :   office?
Doctor :   you can take rest for a day or 2
User :   ok..
User :   thx for the diagnosis...
User :   have a gr8 day ahead...
Doctor :   is there anything else that i can help you with
User :   as if now it sounds gud,
User :   nothing frm my side,
User :   if u have any thin plz let me know
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