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Throat infection with nasal congestion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have bad throught
User :   taking moxkind 375, cetrizine and some cough syrup
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how old are yu
User :   but not having much relief. Feeling weak
User :   38 yrs
Doctor :   who prescribed it
Doctor :   how long you have been takin git
User :   today is the 4th day. three times a day
User :   nasal congestion is also there and taking otrivin
Doctor :   ok but you have to take warm water gargles with salt three times
Doctor :   i hope you are taking htat also
Doctor :   it is must
User :   yes but once in the morning
Doctor :   who prescribed it
User :   how long will it take to subside
Doctor :   it should be done by 4 days
User :   this was prescribed by a doctor when I had similar symptoms last time some 2 months back. I am just repeating the same without consulting the doctor this time
Doctor :   it should not be done
Doctor :   every time there is a change of bacterial strain
User :   waht to do now?
Doctor :   you need a change in antibiotic
Doctor :   but always you should try with warm water gargles
Doctor :   which is very important in initial symptoms
Doctor :   till you get the sputum
User :   changing medicine even after consuming 11 capsules?
Doctor :   so now you continue with this gargles and cetrizine and consult the doctor
Doctor :   for change of antibiotics
User :   how long to take cetrizine?
Doctor :   if yoiu have no imprvoment with cetrizine
User :   I have this kind of symptoms more often
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   for present problem as it is resistant to this antibiotics and more than 4 days passedd
Doctor :   see a physician
Doctor :   He will address with good antihistamine other than cetrizine
Doctor :   which are available on prescription
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything i can helpyou with
Doctor :   and please dont antibiotics without prescription
Doctor :   even though the pharmacist
Doctor :   gives you for your pronblem
Doctor :   it is a menace
Doctor :   more than help
Doctor :   You spread the resistent infection to your family also
User :   No, thanks. I will consult the physicial as advised by you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
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