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Date : 04-Jul-2014
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User:Hello Doctor
User:Yesterday while speaking suddenly i got pain in my throad
User:and yesterday evening i chatted with Doctro here
User:and he advised me to take bruffen night
User:so i took it
User:but today still pain is there
User:and my voice tone changed a little
User:need your advise
Doctor:Are you running fever?
User:no fever as such
Doctor:Do you have breathing issues?
Doctor:Are you able to eat and swallow without difficulties?
User:little pain i feel while eating and swallowing
User:but totally discomfrot in my throa i feel
User:no breathing problem
Doctor:From my understanding of your problem, the symptoms may take a few days to settle.
Doctor:You can continue brufen for couple of days more. Take it after food.
Doctor:You should also consider XXXXXXX warm salt water gargling.
User:oh ok
Doctor:If the voice difficulty worsens or if you develop breathing issues, you need to visit an ENT surgeon immediately.
User:so for two more days i will take brufen night time
Doctor:You will also need doctor visit immediately if you develop high grade fever.
User:any idea wht might have hap
Doctor:Lastly doctor visit is necessary if symptoms don't improve in the next 3-5 days.
Doctor:I presume this to be an upper respiratory infection
User:so i can take brufen 2 days right
Doctor:or voice straining.
User:but one thinh i have Lass Lex eusophogus
User:just 2 weeks back i had endoscopy
Doctor:The lax XXXXXXX may be related.
User:that pain i will get in between chest not in throat
Doctor:Are you on proton pump inhibitor drugs?
User:no no
User:i am not using any medicne for it
Doctor:The recommendations were given to you as per your description of throat pain.
Doctor:If it is not the throat but infact the chest
Doctor:then brufen will add to the problem.
User:but is there any chance XXXXXXX may effect to throat as well
Doctor:Please confirm the exact location of pain.
User:i am having pain where we have vocal code
User:exactly in between throat
User:while i am swallowing saliva, i feel pain
Doctor:In this context, stop brufen.
Doctor:Do salt water gargles.
User:do you think this pain might be because of XXXXXXX
Doctor:If the pain is severe, you can use throat lozenges such as strepsil or tusq.
User:not very sever pain
User:but pain is there
Doctor:Start proton pump inhibitor such as pantoprazole 40mg once a day for 2 weeks.
User:its not that kind of pain we get when we have cold or cough
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:no more question
User:thanx for the advise
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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