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Sore throat with green sputum - Online Doctor Chats

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 :   My husband has a soar throat and says it hurts all the way to his chest with a 100.4 temp.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i can help you
User :   okay
Doctor :   but i need a few details first
Doctor :   when did the sore throat start?
User :   2 days ago
Doctor :   does he have difficulty in swallowing also
User :   yeah alittle bit
Doctor :   any cough?
User :   yes
Doctor :   does he get any sputum if so of what colour?
User :   sputum?
Doctor :   as in phlegm expectoration
User :   yeah greenish yellow with alittle pink he says
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it probably is upper respiratory tract infection
Doctor :   is he a smoker
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   is that like staff?
Doctor :   nothing to worry about
Doctor :   i will give
Doctor :   u a few tips to
Doctor :   home remedies
User :   okay go ahead
Doctor :   to help him out
Doctor :   let him gargle with salt water it will reduce the sore throat
Doctor :   steam inhalation if he has nose block

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