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Sore throat with white phelgm, pain in ear. On medication for GERD. Suggestions? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
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Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Am having bad sore throat. Its been more than 2 weeks now.. also sometime i feel small pain in my ear.
User:plus phelgm is there which is white in color
Doctor:Did you take any antibiotics?
Doctor:Did you get your throat examined by a doctor?
User:i havnt went
Doctor:It has been there for 2 weeks now, you probably need to take antibiotics like Azithromycin
Doctor:Please get it prescribed and take a complete course of the medicine so that you feel better
Doctor:Also, do throat gargling with Betadine mouth gargle, thrice daily
Doctor:You should be fine soon
User:and the pain in ear?
User:is it some kinda infection
Doctor:That would be gone with the antibiotics
Doctor:Yes, it is
Doctor:Mostly streptococcal sore throat
Doctor:This is very common
User:Currently am recovering from GERD and taking RANTAC 300 mg daily
User:plus i have slight hand and leg pain for which doctor has prescribed me neurica m 75
User:so these two tablets am taking regularly now
Doctor:Continue all these medications
User:Can this throat be a effect from GERD doc?
Doctor:Yes, that is possible too shud i take the antibiotics?
Doctor:You would feel better after taking the antibiotics
User:once per day?
User:and continue till?
Doctor:The exact dosage and duration could be prescribed by your primary care physician
Doctor:Please do consult your doctor
User:OKies..ENT doc?
Doctor:Yes, that is right
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:no doc
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Bye for now
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