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Pain in the throat post injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i have a question
User :   on friday
User :   i fell
User :   and got hit in my throat
User :   with some bars
User :   fence bars
User :   and it hurts
User :   till now
User :   but only when i move
User :   or touch the spot
User :   is it bad?
User :   or is it just the pain
User :   from the impact
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you able to speak?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you see swelling over the throat or front of neck?
User :   nop not really
User :   it looks normal
User :   but i feel the pain right in a certain spot
User :   when i touch
User :   it
User :   or move it
Doctor :   Do you have pain when you gulp or swallow?
User :   yes a little
User :   and when i sing
User :   also
User :   when i force the throat
Doctor :   How large is the swelling?
User :   there's no swelling
User :   just the pain
User :   right in a certain spot
User :   where i got hit
Doctor :   Did you put ice pack over the swelling?
User :   no
Doctor :   You can put ice pack for 3 minutes
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   repeatedly for 3 to 4 times on first day
User :   you dont think there's anything wrong?
User :   like more serously?
Doctor :   is the pain reducing as days go?
Doctor :   Since it is third day today
User :   not really
Doctor :   What medicine did you take?
User :   ampicillin
User :   just one pill
Doctor :   Any pain killer?
Doctor :   ADVIL or MOTRIN
User :   no
Doctor :   You can take ADVIL 200mg, thrice a day
Doctor :   for two days
User :   oh ok
User :   but again
Doctor :   Wait for two days taking these after food
User :   you dont think its anytning bad?
Doctor :   If the pain is not reduced, then you can see a clinic
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   It does not seem to be bad though but it needs supervision
User :   ok
User :   another question
User :   i dont know if i hace time
User :   ok
User :   i've benn lightheaded for over two years now
Doctor :   Please go ahead
User :   i've benn lightheaded for over two years now
Doctor :   What is your age, gender
User :   20
User :   male
Doctor :   When do you feel light headed?
Doctor :   Wht situations?
User :   everyday
User :   constantly
User :   i've been to many doctors
User :   and they dont find anything
Doctor :   ok
User :   what could it be
User :   and how cani treat it
Doctor :   Some people have these things without any cause
Doctor :   You have to modify your behaviour and environment around you
Doctor :   so that you do not have severe symptoms
Doctor :   What is your occupation
User :   im a dgraphic designer
Doctor :   Did you check for hemoglobin?
User :   nop
Doctor :   Please do check that
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   along with Blood pressure and pulse
User :   how do i check for that?
Doctor :   I shall be able to help you with behavoural
Doctor :   modifications
Doctor :   if you give me some tiem
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