Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
143 Doctors are Online

Suffer from throat pain, difficulty in swallowing. What is the treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2307 Questions
User:I am suffering from Throat infection
Doctor:How can I help you ?
User:can you suggest me some medicine
Doctor:Since when do you have the above problem ?
User:I feel little bit pain while swallowing/having food.
User:3 days
Doctor:Do you have fever along with the above symptoms ?
User:No doctor. No fever, No body aches. It is only throat pain.
Doctor:Ok,the symptoms you have appear to be due to Pharyngitis
Doctor:which usually is caused by simple flu virus
Doctor:Such infection makes the throat prone for bacterial infections which can progress into cough and sputum
User:Is it recommended to take any medicine?
Doctor:I shall advice you some remedies which will reduce the throat discomfort and prevent bacterial infections
Doctor:Do gargle with CHLORHEXIDINE antiseptic solution twice daily after food
Doctor:This will cure the infection and soothen the throat to provide comfort
Doctor:Also do take steam inhalation twice daily with Eucalyptus in it
Doctor:Steam also soothens the throat and provide relief
Doctor:Do avoid cold and oily foods for a week from now
Doctor:drink clean and warm water
User:Thanks, doctor for the suggestions.
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Is there anything else, I can help you with?
User:Apart form CHLORHEXIDINE antiseptic solution any other medicine is required? like tablets etc.?
Doctor:Chlorhexidine is very potent antispetic and will surely help you
Doctor:If the symptoms persist even after gargling for two days you can take a dose of Tab Benadryl in the night after food
User:Ok doctor. Thanks for the information. This is the only problem i had and wanted to discuss with you.
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Thanks for using this service.
Doctor:Take care
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor