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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   hi
User :   i have got severe pain in my throat
User :   lower throat
Doctor :   Since how many days do you have this problem?
User :   since friday morning
Doctor :   Do you have any fever, cough, sneezing
User :   i took Mox 500
Doctor :   Did you took any medications
User :   but it doesnt help
User :   got reduced by sunday
Doctor :   For how many days did you took
User :   but since yday , it has started again
User :   i took mox for 3 days( friday, saturday, sunday (thrice a day))
Doctor :   The antibiotics should be continued for atleast 5-7 days
Doctor :   If you still not getting better, check with your ENT surgeon for physical examination
User :   difficult to swallow, also feels like swallowing saliva all the time. but when i do it, it hurts
Doctor :   They may change the antibiotic or take a throat culture
User :   shall i continue with MOX 500
Doctor :   Do salt water gargling 3 times a day
Doctor :   Take hot water
User :   okay
Doctor :   Yes, continue, wait for 5 days and then visit ENT surgeon, if not getting better
User :   do you think it can be a problem with thyroid coz i got no other feelings of cold or fever. not even cough
Doctor :   no
User :   ok
User :   thank you....
Doctor :   thanks, bye
User :   only MOX or do i have to take somethng better
User :   the pain today is unbearable
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Doctor :   Do you have any other query
User :   just about the tablet\
User :   should i take something better than mox 500
Doctor :   What information do you want to know
User :   is there any other tablet which is stronger than MOX 500
Doctor :   If it doesnot subside by 5 days, a higher antibiotics may be needed
User :   okay
User :   thanks a lot
User :   byeee
Doctor :   bye
Doctor :   Are you there
Doctor :   Any other query
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