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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   I have throat problem..
User :   can you give any advice on this
Doctor :   How long do you have throat pain?
User :   since yesterday morning
Doctor :   Do you have pain while eating?
Doctor :   Do you have cough , runny nose?
Doctor :   sneezing?
User :   yes, i have little bit cough.. no running nose
User :   no sneezing as well
Doctor :   DO you have fever?
User :   yes.. lite fever
Doctor :   You possibly has bacterial pharingitis
Doctor :   You need a course of antibiotocs
Doctor :   Please consult the GP and get the throat examination to rile out tonsillitis and to conform pharyngitis and get prescription for antibiotics
Doctor :   *rule * confirm
User :   sure..
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Did I answer your query?
User :   i thought, I got it because of cold weather
User :   so.. thinking that it shouldn't be because of tonsillitis
User :   anyways, thank you very much for advice. will consult GP
Doctor :   You said you have no sneezing , that means it is not allergic
Doctor :   You said you have no runny nose so u may ot have viral or allergic component
Doctor :   Fever, cough, troat pain requires antibitics
Doctor :   Also d warm water gargling with pinch of salt in it
Doctor :   *do
Doctor :   Use Paracetamol for fever
User :   any suggestions for antibiotics
Doctor :   I am sorry I can not prescribe you antibiotics here . It is unethical to prescribe without physical examination. Please get the prescription from GP.
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User :   thank you very much..
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye
User :   your responses are quiet good and logically, i am able to connect it
User :   bye take care
Doctor :   Thank you
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