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Persisting sore throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   Ive had a sore throat for a month
Doctor :   please go ahead with medical query
User :   no other symptoms
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide your age, gender, location, occupation, marital status, height, weight
User :   what could this be
User :   48 XXXX married 6 feet 195 pounds
Doctor :   it could due to allergy or viral infection
Doctor :   or bacterial
Doctor :   r u diabetic
User :   no
User :   i just hope its not cancer
User :   but ive had no other cancer symptoms
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing?
User :   i smoke maybe 3 cigarettes a week and have maybe 2 glasses of scotch a night
User :   would this put me at great risk
User :   ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   would this put me aty great risk?
Doctor :   yes

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