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Throat infection and lumps in the throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello doctor
Doctor :   Tell me
User :   i am suffering with throat infection
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   since when are you having it..
User :   i am from india. I consulted ENT Specialist (MBBS, MS(ENT))
User :   since from 2 months
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   a white lump on the rights ide of throat
User :   india/single/yes
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   yes sometimes smoking and drinking alcohol
User :   my doctor told first it is starting of tonsilitis
Doctor :   The above details if you can give will be good..
User :   and given antibiotics (augmentin) for 10 days daily 2 tablets with some other tablets
User :   and said to make 4-5 times garglings with hot water daily
User :   Later i contacted after 10 days
User :   that time it is some what ok with tonsils and that white lump is iritating
User :   he given vitamin tablets an some more tablets
User :   after 20 days consultation
User :   some times it is ok.
User :   My doctor given nutrition tablets and acidity tablets by suggesting it is due to nutrition problem or may be with acidity problem and told to continue medication
Doctor :   Is it lump or Like the skin covering..
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   and to continue garglings. Nothing to worry
Doctor :   Is it lump or Like the skin covering..
Doctor :   What is your Age and Are you sexually active..
User :   it is white spot of 1/2 inch line
Doctor :   Did you have any exposure to Commercial Sex Worker..
User :   30 and no illegal sex activity
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Are you married..
User :   no
Doctor :   Never involved in oral Sex too..
User :   but still i am feeling that small pain
User :   sorry to say, Never done sex also
Doctor :   There are few things that i can think of..
User :   yes
Doctor :   Like 1) Oral candidiasis 2) Lichen planus
Doctor :   3) Leukoplakia
Doctor :   In either cases a fwe further investigations will be required..
Doctor :   like a sample from the site ofthe lesion and the sample needs to be sent to the lab and the report will help to conclude on the cause...
Doctor :   the further management will be based on the report..
Doctor :   do you have any other Medical Illness.
User :   it is just like a line not like a tumor
User :   no
Doctor :   I was talking of some thing like a patch not any tumor atall..
User :   yes
Doctor :   Yes they are all fungal infections and will require Examination That is the Lab report to confirm it..
Doctor :   And the treatment will vary accordingly.
Doctor :   the Antibiotics that were given will not be effective on them..
User :   ok, i feel that regarding cancer, Sorry
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco? or Take Tobacco in any form.?
User :   some time smoke and take alchol
Doctor :   Oral Tobacco..Like Chewing..
User :   no
Doctor :   there are very less possibilities of being any Cancer
Doctor :   Almost none at all..
User :   thanks
User :   but suffering from 2 months
Doctor :   You will need further examination from the Lesion that will Help you..
Doctor :   Yes few tests are needed..
Doctor :   Biopsy from the Site and the Blood tests for Blood Sugars..
Doctor :   And the immunity satatus..
User :   ok
Doctor :   these will confirm the diagnosis and then the treatment will be accordingly.
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   No, thanks alot
Doctor :   Please fill this form do inform me when done.
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Have you filled the form..
User :   where the form is i cant locate. I got a message box regarding rating i cliked and submitted.
Doctor :   Yes that is the form..
User :   ok
Doctor :   will there be any thing that you need?
User :   no
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