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Preventive measures for sore throat with fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello..
Doctor :   Dr xxx here
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   i am having a sore throat for the past 2 days..
User :   today i think i am having a mild fever too..
User :   do u recommend any meds that i can use??
Doctor :   Is there any other symptom like cold or cough?
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   yeah cold is there.. no cough though..
User :   i am 21..
Doctor :   Is there any pain while swallowing food?
User :   nothing of that sort..
Doctor :   1)Take Tab DOLOCOLD twice a day.
Doctor :   2)Avoid cold items
User :   okk..
Doctor :   3)Do warm salt water gargle thrice a day
User :   i am doing it..
Doctor :   4)Takke steam inhalation after adding Karvol Plus in the water 3 times a day
User :   okk.. is it something to be worried.. coz recently one of the employees in my office got diagnosed with swine flu??
User :   do u think i should check it out??
Doctor :   5)Whenever in office or somewhere out use Hand Sanitizer before eating anything
Doctor :   If all these things do not help at all in 5 days then you need to get yourself examined.
User :   okk.. thanks doctor.. appreciate your concern..
Doctor :   Also swine Flu has symptoms like high fever, body pain, cough, fatigue.
Doctor :   Be aware of these things.
User :   okk..
Doctor :   It can be just viral infection which takes 5 to 7 days to be cured
Doctor :   have you followed wht i have said?
User :   yeah doctor..
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   nothing doctor.. just had this worry in mind.. thanks for clearing it..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now.
Doctor :   Take care.
User :   bye.. thanks..
Doctor :   Do not worry
Doctor :   Good wishes for your health.
User :   thanks..
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