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Treatment for pharingitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi for about a week now I have had a very sore throat, runny nose and also pain in my left ear. It feels like a build up of pressure, like wen on an aeroplane. Iv tried popping it. Every now and then I feel a warm draining sendation in my ear, or sometimes a rumbling noise that feels likes somethings moving in my ear. Any suggestions or ideas on what it is?
Doctor :   Hi.
User :   Hi
Doctor :   you have pharingitis
Doctor :   is the nose discharge yellow in color?
Doctor :   is there any discharge from ear?
User :   Well its just sort of snotty
Doctor :   when u have thorat infection, rhinitis/nose inflamation is common
Doctor :   throat is connected to middle ear hru a tube
Doctor :   so infections can cause congestion in ear
Doctor :   do u have difficulty swallowing
User :   In the mornings wen I clear my nose/throat and cough I am also noticing plghem with blood in it?
User :   Yes difficulty swallowing
Doctor :   I think it is viral infection
Doctor :   1. Short course of Ibuprofen 600mg 3 times a day for 4-5 days
Doctor :   2. Cetrizine 1 tab daily
Doctor :   Pseduphedrin 1 tab 3 times day will relive all your issues
Doctor :   Some times Pseduphedrin comes in combination wit cetrizine
User :   Whats the rumbling/draining sensation in my ears? And the bloody phglem?
Doctor :   It is congestion
Doctor :   Are you spitting any blood
Doctor :   IA short course of antibitics for 1wk does not hurt u at all.
User :   No only wen I cough to clear my yhroat in the morning
Doctor :   but u see blood!
User :   Yes in my phglem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You need antibitics
Doctor :   you have basically bad sore throat with congestion in ears and nose
User :   Right brill cheers
Doctor :   Actually I noticed cold beer will cause congestion in nose !!!!!!!!!
Doctor :   Try to drink hot soups
User :   Cold beer!!
Doctor :   do warm water garling witha pinch of salt
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions
User :   No thats it cheers
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   Where you from?
User :   What?
Doctor :   Whcich country are you from?
User :   Uk
Doctor :   Is it cold out there?
User :   Yer and no
Doctor :   bad cold cause congestion
Doctor :   protect from cold
User :   Wil do and thanks
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye
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