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Ear infection post swimming - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   Hi
User :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi, I have developed ear infection..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   25- age
Doctor :   ok
User :   Male
User :   xxxx
User :   Single
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when do you have this problem
User :   since yesterday night..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you avoid going out in cold weather
Doctor :   and cover your ears
Doctor :   do you have any fever?
User :   i know its an infection because, whenever i swim in contaminated water[swimming pool] i get infected..
User :   i dont have any fever..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you adequately cover your ears when you go out swimming
User :   but it started paining in the night and ear started leaking..
Doctor :   you need antibiotic drops
User :   can you please suggest the drops?
Doctor :   what is the colour of the discharge?
User :   its light yelloish..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you visit an ENT surgeon
User :   ok...
Doctor :   as we cannot prescribe antibiotivcs
Doctor :   online for your own safety
User :   ok no probelm..
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks doctor thanks for your kind help..
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?
User :   have a nice day..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
User :   I tried to find ENT surgeon near by but couldnt..
Doctor :   ok
User :   they are actually callin me to come tomorrow..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i know if i just leave it till tomorrow it will worsen..
User :   so tried this portal...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you want us to fix an apoointment for you?
User :   yeah but do let me know where the hospital would be?
Doctor :   we will get back to you with the relevant details
User :   ok... you need to get back asap..
Doctor :   we will get back to you
Doctor :   in 24 working hrs
Doctor :   anything else?
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