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Swelling on the outer side of the throat leading to breathlessness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI xxxx
User :   hello
Doctor :   How may I help u
User :   i have a query regarding my throat
Doctor :   yes,go ahead
User :   i am feeling tonsilities
User :   and dry cough
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   age-26th
User :   Occupation xxxx
User :   Location- Bangalore
Doctor :   do you have throat pain,since how long,fo u have other symptoms
User :   Marital Status -Single
User :   Before two months
User :   that time its paining
User :   now its not
User :   that swelling was there
Doctor :   what is the problem now
User :   now sweeling is littlebit
User :   when i am faceing cough i am feeling breatheless
Doctor :   do u have fever,running nose
User :   Fever was their when i was faceing this problem more
User :   but by haveing some antibiotics its gone
Doctor :   do u have any previous health problems like asthma
User :   NO
Doctor :   any allergy ?
Doctor :   do u smoke?
User :   allergy ya
User :   smoke - never
Doctor :   to what r u allergic?
User :   egg
User :   or some sea fish
Doctor :   when u say swelling do u feel the swelling from the outside of your throat or do u see it in the mirror
User :   outside
Doctor :   which part of ur neck,front or side
User :   i feel it in my hand
User :   front side
User :   not so much visible
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   You will need to go to an ENT surgeon for a physical examination for this problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   It could be a thyroid problem
User :   oh
User :   is it something serious
Doctor :   Or it could be lymphadenitis
Doctor :   Probably not
Doctor :   But you will need a complete physical examination to be sure
User :   complete in the sense
User :   only ent
User :   or some other parts also
Doctor :   I mean a complete ENT examination
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   may i know where r u from
Doctor :   bangalore
User :   Which hospital
Doctor :is there anything else I can help you with?
Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   Thanks for UR Kindness
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