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Sore throat, blood clots in phlegm, cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   HI,
User :   hello,have had a sore throat with pain for the last three days
User :   fever has been 101 F and I am controlling it with paracetamol
Doctor :   Do you have headache , joint or muscle pains ?
User :   no
User :   bloody clot with phlegm
Doctor :   Ok, Do you have cough ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Since when is the cough ?
User :   accompanied with irritation in throat
User :   three days
User :   It is an occasional cough - when irritation in throat increases
Doctor :   Ok, I would advice you to gargle with CHLORHEXIDINE solution thrice daily after food this will give you relief from sore throat
Doctor :   But for the cough and complete cure from the sore throat i would ask you to consult your nearest doctor who will examine you and put you on appropriate antibiotics
User :   ok, swallowing is also painful
Doctor :   The gargling will surely help you
User :   OK, can I contact any doctor in the vicinity? Not sure how this plan covers me for reimbursement
Doctor :   Yes, you can
Doctor :   Its antibiotics is what you need , any doctor can prescribe after examining you
User :   Will I be asked to pay for the service? And how will I be reimbursed?
Doctor :   I am sorry, I didnt understand
User :   thank you for your advice
User :   bye
Doctor :   I mean to advice you to consult a doctor and get your chest examined
User :   ok, thank you. I will get in touch with a doctor.
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
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