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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi there doctor ...
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User :   have a bad throat & severe body ache ...
Doctor :   I can assist you in your problem
Doctor :   Ok, can you tell me the duration of these problems
User :   mild fever as well ....
Doctor :   Ok
User :   occured just y'day ...
Doctor :   Did you measure the temperature?
Doctor :   Do you have chills and rigors?
User :   no ... its just thst body id a bit warm & dont feel upto the mark ...
Doctor :   Do you have change in voice / difficulty in swallowing
User :   & no chills & rigors ...
User :   yes - change in voice & no difficulty in swallowing ...
Doctor :   Do you have similar complaints in the past often?
User :   not really ....
Doctor :   Do you have any medical problems like asthma, allergies?
User :   no ...
Doctor :   Do you smoke or drink alcohol?
User :   not at all ...
Doctor :   May I know your age, Occupation?
User :   31, Head - Alliances (Credit, Debit & Commercial Cards)
Doctor :   Ok, From your history I could think of a mild upper respiratory tract problem.
Doctor :   You need not worry. I shall help you with some home remedies and some medicines
Doctor :   You can take a tablet IMOL PLUS for your fever and body pains, twice a day for two days
Doctor :   This is available without a prescription
User :   is "metacin" that i normally take - fine ?

Doctor :   I assume yoiu are in office, frequent sips of hot tea will reduce the pain
Doctor :   Yeah it helps, but IMOL PLUS is a better one
User :   i dont take tea / coffee either ....
Doctor :   You can do hot water gargles with a pinch of salt in it.
User :   however i do make it a point to take milk with a pinch of turmeric ...
User :   yes i do that ...
Doctor :   (should be available in yoru canteen)
Doctor :   Good
Doctor :   Make sure that you do it once in 4 hours
Doctor :   which helps in faster relief
User :   ok ... thanks
Doctor :   Avoid sitting near the air conditioner
Doctor :   or tone it down
User :   sure ... but normally i'm away ...
Doctor :   I shall send you a document which you can go through and follow it at your home for a faster recovery
Doctor :   Please confirm your email ID
User :   or YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   Ok

User :   whats the reason for the body ache though ?

Doctor :   and rinse the mouth once in 6 hours a day for two days
Doctor :   DId you follow my advice

Doctor :   The bodyache is reaction to the mild infection you have in the throat and your body is fighting it
User :   rinsing & gargling i follow it regularly ....
User :   which advise are you referring to ?
Doctor :   which you have symptoms like body pain
Doctor :   Do you have phlegm coming out?
User :   no ...
Doctor :   Ok do not worry
Doctor :   then
Doctor :   You will recover in 2 to 3 days by following the above said measures
Doctor :   and the measures explained in the document i send you through email
User :   great ... what if the phlegm does come out any time later in the day ...
Doctor :   You can always follow up with me if you have aggravation of symptoms
Doctor :   I shall be assisting you how to go furthere
User :   sorry ... about being so inquisitive, but i'm very particular in terms of health, hence the questions ...
User :   that'll be great ... thanks
Doctor :   My pleasure
Doctor :   and is there anything else I can assist you with?
User :   what are your timings for assistance ?
Doctor :   24/7
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User :   oh ...
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Doctor :   Wish you speedy recovery
User :   done

User :   what if the problem gets a bit severe .... do i show it to a gp ?
Doctor :   You can see the GP if you have not recovered in 4 days
Doctor :   and the phlegm starts appearing frequently with yellowish color
Doctor :   and the cough
Doctor :   anything else I can answer for you?
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