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Chronic cold/flu symptoms, throat infection, ears ring on and off - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi, okay i have been sick with terrible flu/cold symptoms chronically since mid december...I will have periods of a week (not much longer if at all) where im feeling myself but then i am hit again with yet another flu. I have been given anti biotics but nothing seems to be helping. In january i had a severe throat infection where the lymph nodes in my throat where very very swollen to the point i couldnt swallow...anti biotics cured that but after taht i persistantly kept getting sick. I just finished my last round of anti biotics for strep throat a couple days ago and this morning i woke up again with a sore lump in my throat and the beginning stages of achyness
User :   i also had a sinus infection...and my ears have been ringing on and off for the past few weeks
Doctor :   what was the diagnosis made?
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfrence.
User :   my doctors kept telling me i just caught another virus...although the last time the anti biotics worked so im beginning to wonder if i have a chronic bacterial infection?
User :   im 19
User :   female

Doctor :   difficult to say unless clinically examined
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