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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello
User :   I have strep throat, on day 3 of antibiotics and i'm producing alot of thick saliva
Doctor :   k
User :   so thick that i can't swallow it
Doctor :   sure we will help you
Doctor :   since when you are noting these problems?
User :   started today
Doctor :   k
User :   i got the prescription on wendsday
Doctor :   are you practicing mouth salt gargles?
User :   no, not really
User :   will that reduce the amount of saliva?
Doctor :   along with antibiotics are you taking any other drugs?
Doctor :   k
User :   just ibuprofren for killing the pain and swelling
Doctor :   you can practice mouth gargles
Doctor :   it can be due to drug interactions or some drug which increases fluid secretion
Doctor :   do you get tears in eye too?
User :   no, not really
Doctor :   ya to some extent it reduces the saliva and its good for throat infection
Doctor :   mouth gargles
User :   alright
Doctor :   your age?
User :   28
Doctor :   is there anything else that i can help you with
User :   no, thats it
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic.. Please refer your friends
Doctor :   Thank you bye for now

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