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Strain in neck after taking throat pain medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   hi
User :   I tell u my prob in detail
Doctor :   ok
User :   10 days back, I felt cold symptoms and pain in throat
Doctor :   ok
User :   I took Oflomac 200 Tabs with paracitamol tabs on advice of a local doctor
Doctor :   ok
User :   in these past 3-4 days I felt the light pain again in throat and started the Erythromycin stirate tablets
Doctor :   did you finish oflomac course?
User :   yes
Doctor :   for how many days?
Doctor :   did you use oflomac?
User :   4-5 days
User :  
now no pain in throat but stress in my neck
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   it can not be said normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   24
User :   Job
User :   single
User :   dependents are parents
User :   any other thing?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you had any similar problems in the past?
User :   i used to have cold and when ever it happens it take so much time always from chaild hood
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   some times smoke
Doctor :   ok
User :   2 sticks a day
User :   ma
Doctor :   ok
User :   max
Doctor :   for how long have you been taking erythromycin?
User :   my another prob is that in my right chest i am feeling a light pain some times I felt the same time while I am caught in cold
User :   2 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you finish erythromycin course
User :   it may muscular or due to tablets I am taking or cold
Doctor :   did you get a chest x-ray done?
User :   no
User :   chest pain is not so high
Doctor :   i suggest you get an x-ray
Doctor :   ok
User :   its sometimes i feel
Doctor :   are you taking paracetamol now?
User :   neck i feel stressed
User :   no
Doctor :   stress as in pain?
User :   no
Doctor :   is it a discomfort in your throat?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   cough?
Doctor :   is it still there?
User :   it is not so abnormal but I feel abnornal
User :   yes very light cough in morning i felt
Doctor :   you will feel
Doctor :   ill for sometime
Doctor :   as you have had an infection
Doctor :   it will subside gradually
Doctor :   i suggest you take good diet as you are on antibioptics
User :   my friend said that stress in neck may be a same symptom as Cancer in throat
User :   so i am scare
Doctor :   its probably because of the cold
Doctor :   that you have
User :   hmm
Doctor :   i suggest salt watre gargles
User :   ok
Doctor :   with luke warm water
User :   what about my chest light pain..i feel that it has b
User :   right chest
Doctor :   its probably muscular
User :   hmm
Doctor :   i suggest you stop lying down on your rt side
User :   so any tablet medicine course?
Doctor :   and take paracetamol
User :   ok
Doctor :   till the pain subsides
Doctor :   Have you filled the Feed back form that I sent you ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i also suggest you to avoid cold air
Doctor :   cold water
Doctor :   soft drinks and smoking
User :   now some medicine course or do i need to go to check it up by doctor physically?
User :   ok
Doctor :   completely
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   you have already taken two courses of antibiotics
User :   yes
Doctor :   that's sufficient to stop the infection
User :   ok
Doctor :   what you have are probably residual symptoms
Doctor :   just avoid theses irritants
Doctor :   and take a good diet
User :   so no fear like cancer types?
Doctor :   its unlikely
User :   as he said that I smoke and stress in neck
Doctor :   if the symptoms persist for more than 2 -3 weeks
User :   its 10 days already
Doctor :   then you can go for a re-examination
Doctor :   after this
Doctor :   from now on
Doctor :   any thing else i can help you with?
User :   thank you doctor
Doctor :   ok
User :   nothing
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   thanks
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