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Dry cough, tonsills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
Doctor :  
please proceed with your health query
User :   I've had for two weeks a nasal drip that led to losing my voice for a few days and now it's just a dry cough that keeps me up at night.
User :   but my question is
User :   does tonsil pus have anything to do with this?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
this could be related to it
Doctor :  
as in lying down position there is dripping pus over the troat postertior wall
Doctor :  
which triggers the cough
User :   I'd spotted a small pus pocket yesturday and tried to remove it with a Q-tip
User :   but just now I removed it
User :   Wow, that's very helpful!
Doctor :  
are you on any medications now?
User :   It's been quite frustrating waking up every ten minutes for the past few nights, and to think, it was all from a nasal drip, but hopefully now it will be better.
User :   I'm on Strattera ADHD medication
User :   I'm 20
Doctor :  

Doctor :   i would suggest an examination by ENT surgeon
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