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Throat pain, blood in sputum - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I'm Dr.XXX
User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   I am having bad throat pain for the last four days with a little fever
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can you please recommend me some medicines?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you measure the temperature?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   temperature is not high
User :   a little above normal
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but throat pain is bad
Doctor :   Pain, is it through out the day?
User :   i can see blood in sputum
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yeah through day
Doctor :   How much blood was there in the sputum?
User :   not much a little bit.. whenever i try to spit it out of the mouth it comes
Doctor :   How many times did the blood come in the sputum ?
User :   when i spit lightly it does not come.. when i stress the throat and spit the blood comes
Doctor :   Can you give me your age?
User :   25
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I would suggest you consult a ENT specialist and
Doctor :   get a through check up done
User :   what could it be?
User :   i used to smoke before.. quit 2 weeks back
User :   throat cancer :O ?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   No
User :   he he
User :   just going through wiki and thought of asking
Doctor :   he he?
User :   I dont have time to consult a doc till sat! could you please recommend me some antibiotics please?
Doctor :   Antibiotics come with very dangerous side effects
Doctor :   Since we havenâ??t physically examined you, it is inappropriate and unethical to prescribe you scheduled drugs. Hence see the doctor for the medicine that you require.
User :   ohh ok
User :   what are the symptoms of throat cancer? just for my info!
Doctor :   You can asprin
Doctor :   'take
Doctor :   and mix it in water and gargle
Doctor :   Symptoms of throat cancer are
Doctor :   1) change in voice
Doctor :   2) coughing of blood
Doctor :   3) weight loss
User :   not the blood in the sputum rite?
Doctor :   4) swelling in the throat
Doctor :   Blood in sputum is the same as coughing of blood
User :   ohh
Doctor :   But it will be large amount
User :   ohh.. thank god :)
User :   okay thanks for the info doc ;)
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   that should be it :)
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   sure
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