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Sore throat in pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi am i speaking to doctor muzamdar? or is he around at this time
Doctor :  
yes this is Dr muzamdar
User :   how r u doctor
Doctor :   i am fine how about you?
User :   am fine
User :   just a query about my wife
Doctor :  
User :   she has been pregnant and in the 24th week
User :   actually she has been feeling cough dry since today morning
Doctor :   yes
User :   we did not see doc
User :   but will see tomorow
User :   its night here
Doctor :  
User :   she said she feels itchiness in the throat
Doctor :  
User :   and very small feeling of phelgum in chest
User :   just in the area of tonsils itching anf bec of itching
User :   she feels little coughing
Doctor :  
User :   the thing is before we see doc which is like 20 hrs from now
User :   is there any precautn or home made stuff we can do
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
User :   have i clealry explaind doc
User :   i am asking her to take augmentin as a precation
Doctor :   yes
User :   or cough syrup but she says no
Doctor :   no cough syrup now
Doctor :  
ask her to do warm salt water gargle
Doctor :   she is having mild pharyngitis

User :   warm glass of water with 1 tablespoon salt?
Doctor :   yes
User :   anythin else
Doctor :  
and i dont think she require antibiotic of augmentin at this stage
Doctor :  
so only warm salt water gargle
User :   ok got it
Doctor :  
and paracetamol 500 mg
Doctor :  
is sufficient
User :   i will ask her to do now. she tool 1 panadol 20 mins ago
User :   and then in morning gargle
Doctor :  
thats fine
User :   ok doctor thanks for ur helo
User :   help
Doctor :  
if with in three to 4 days the itching and discomfort does not subside than antibiotics will be started
Doctor :  
please fill the feed back form
User :   no we will see doc tomorrow in any XXXXXXXX
User :   XXXXXXXXe
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
thanks for consulting health care magic
User :   bye
Doctor :   bye
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