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Throat infection, salt water and chlorhexidine gargle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Very good morning
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   good morning doctor
Doctor :   Do you have fever , cough or headache associated with it ?
User :   doctor im having a very bad throat infection since yesterday.........also im not able to speak
User :   for emergency purpose i hav taken wikoryl
Doctor :   Ok, Has Wikoryl helped you ?
User :   no
User :   i took only last nite, and i hav gargled wid the salt in the there is no pain but the voice has completely changed
Doctor :   Ok, do continue the tablet for another three days , take it in the nights only and after food,
Doctor :   Do gargle with CHLORHEXIDINE solution thrice daily after food
Doctor :   The above treatment will help
Doctor :   Also take honey mixed with lemon it will help by soothening the throat and regain your voice back
User :   doc ne control on food habits for now tat i shd follow
Doctor :   Yes, avoid cold foods
Doctor :   have anything warm only, consider soups
Doctor :   No , you can have that
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   thank u very much ....hav a great day ahead
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Wish you good health
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