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Voice trauma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   yes sir
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   good eve
Doctor :   Good evening.
Doctor :   Please go ahead with your query.
User :   sir actually i m not able to speak
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   this happen as i had some loud talking with my brother
Doctor :   Since when is this problem present?
Doctor :   when did this happen?
User :   7 - 8 days
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any throat pain?
User :   so what medicine should i take
User :   ya i had redness in the back of tongue
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age 35 occupation business height 5 7 wt 80
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any cold with this?
User :   ya i m suffering from CFS from last 8 month
Doctor :   Are you completely unable to speak or are you able to speak in a low tone?
Doctor :   cfs?
Doctor :   What is CFS?
User :   u there
User :   got disconnected
User :   chronic fatigue syndrome
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i had earlier spoken to DR --- also regarding CFS
Doctor :   I suggest that you Double your fluid intake to keep any secretions away.
User :   okie
User :   any othere
User :   voice is not coming out
User :   any medicine
Doctor :   Gargle with warm salt water.
Doctor :   Mix 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a full glass of warm water, gargle, and then spit the water out.
User :   ya i m doing with tantum gargle
Doctor :   This will soothe your throat and clear it of mucus.
User :   ur good name doctor
Doctor :   Use honey and lemon, mix it in a glass of boiling water, cool it to room temperature and sip it.
User :   okie that i havn't done
User :   i will do it now itself
Doctor :   Avoid cold drinks, foods, spicy foods, oily foods.
Doctor :   Avoid smoke and other air pollutants.
User :   okie
Doctor :   The condition you have is voice trauma.
User :   voice trauma
Doctor :   It happens when you raise your voice for a very long time.
User :   how many days it take
User :   to get recover
Doctor :   You need to rest your voice for some time.
User :   okie
Doctor :   Till the voice improves.
User :   okie
User :   i cant utter a word also
Doctor :   try to inhale humidified air.
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   okie
User :   okie can u help me regarding CFS also
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   is there any capsule or treatment for it
Doctor :   For the voice you can use any lozenges like Strepsils.
Doctor :   Sucking on lozenges also helps in your case.
User :   ya i m taking strepsil lozenges
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   doctor can u help me regarding CFS
Doctor :   Voice rest is more important in these cases.
User :   i should not try to speak also
User :   very slowly also
Doctor :   As mentioned you should reduce stress.
Doctor :   Are you trying techniques like yoga and meditation?
User :   ya i m doing pranayama daily for 40 min
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Try other yoga exercises also.
User :   like
Doctor :   Plan your daily activities in a way that there is minimum stress and anxiety.
Doctor :   Keep a daily planner.
Doctor :   Try to sleep for atleast 8-9 hrs a day.
User :   i sleep
Doctor :   the sleep should be continuous.
User :   ya its continous ,, does it goes automaticallly
User :   any treatmet like medication
Doctor :   Eat a balanced diet.
User :   milk i can take na
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   Take more fresh fruits and vegetables as they reduce stress
Doctor :   a lot
User :   okie ,, any medication ,,should i start taking wheatgrass juice
Doctor :   drink plenty of fluids, limit your caffeine intake,
User :   okie
Doctor :   exercise regularly.
Doctor :   As it buils up the muscles.
User :   excercise of what sort
Doctor :   Any exercise like walking along with yoga.
User :   okie
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   but the probelm is that if by little i do more
User :   again i go back to same level
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Doctor :   There is no need to push yourself, you can do it as much as you can.
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