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Throat pain causing difficulty in swallowing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi xxxxx
User :   hello doctor i have severe throatpain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   22; xxxxx;single
Doctor :   how many days since this started?
Doctor :   any fever/cough/cold?
User :   no just from 4 days
Doctor :   any difficultly swallowing food?
User :   yes i feel difficult to open my mouth sometimes
Doctor :   any ear pain?
User :   no no
Doctor :   is there any pain on chewing food?
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   any particular side?
User :   left side
Doctor :   have you taken any medicine?
User :   yeah i took mahacef cv antibiotic
Doctor :   is the pain more in your mouth/ back teeth area or the throat?
User :   i could not tell u specifically whether it is there in backteeth area or throat
Doctor :   ok- who prescribed that antibiotic for you? how many days have you taken it for?
User :   ent specialist its 2 days since i have taken tablets
Doctor :   any improvement?
Doctor :   since you started the antibiotic
User :   i feel better only for sometime and after that it remains the same
Doctor :  
because you have pain in opening the mouth and chewing rather that swallowing- I would advice you to see a dentist as well to rule out any other problem before further treatment
User :   ok thank u doctor nice to see u
Doctor :   same here xxxxx
Doctor :   bye for now
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