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Side effects of antibiotics causing sore throat, white tongue, dry mouth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi, i've currently got a sinus infection, almost thru with my antibiotics... yesterday, tho, my throat started to get sore (a little better today) and my tongue looks white. is that normal for sinus infections?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any coating on the tongue or does it look pale?
User :   i'm not sure? just looks white..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does it look like there is a layer o top of it?
User :   my mouth feels dry...
User :   not really, no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is due to the drugs you have been on.
Doctor :   You should take plenty of oral fluids.
Doctor :   And should clean your tongue
User :   if there is a layer, and i just don't know it... is that really bad?
Doctor :   regularly when you brush your teeth.
User :   if there is a layer, and i just don't know it... is that really bad?
Doctor :   No, it just means that there is any infection
User :   oh ok.
Doctor :   You just need to continue the medicines as long as possible
User :   well, i have 2 days left on it...
User :   thank you for your help!
Doctor :   Ok
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Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no, that's all. thank you
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