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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   My wife has got Tonsilitus
User :   We are just married.
User :   Today morning she is unable to speak.
User :   What medicines you suggest ?
Doctor :   Since when has she been suffering from Tonsillitis
User :   From yesterday.
Doctor :   and has she had the episode in thepast too..
User :   yes.
Doctor :   Have you confirmed it being a tonsillitis or some thing else
User :   I should be with her past experience.
Doctor :   Since Sore throat can have mimicking symptoms
User :   ok.
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :--, Female, Engineer, ------, Yes.
Doctor :   If confirmed of Tonsillitis Recovery may take a week or two.
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Drink warm, soothing liquids â?? such as soup, broth and tea.
Doctor :   Gargle with warm salt water.
User :   ok.
User :   Any anti-biotics?
Doctor :   Analgesics like Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) will help
Doctor :   after food
Doctor :   Has she taken any in thepast
Doctor :   foe the same condition..
User :   I may need to confirm.
Doctor :   Anti-Biotics
User :   need to check.
Doctor :   Since has has had it in the past it would be advisible to go in for the same Antibiotic and
Doctor :   If you can tell me the Drug i would be able to let you know the dosage
Doctor :   How ever
Doctor :   Surgical removal of the tonsils (tonsillectomy) would be advisible if she has another bout
Doctor :   of Tonsillitis
User :   I came to know that it can happen due to virus/ Bacteria
Doctor :   yess
Doctor :   When bacteria and viruses enter your body through your nose or mouth, your tonsils act as a filter â?? engulfing the offending organisms in white blood cells.
User :   How do once can confirm that it is due to virus/ bacteria ?
Doctor :   This can cause a low-grade infection in your tonsils.
Doctor :   that will need to be evaluated inthe Lab
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Since may be by examination to the trained eye but not to some one who is New to it.
Doctor :   the virus that causes mononucleosis (the Epstein-Barr virus).
Doctor :   bacteria (group A streptococci),
Doctor :   are the most common age\nts
Doctor :   that cause this
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
Doctor :   are you there ----?
User :   yes.
User :   So do we should consult a doctor?
User :   with a secialization?
User :   Any good doctor you can suggest near --------, -------- gate or ---------?
Doctor :   Yes it will be essential if the symptoms do not subside by 3=5 days time the pain at least and it will be ENT Surgeon
Doctor :   You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find a doctor in your area.
Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in & around your area.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you would need ----- ?
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   Can you fix an appointment with doctor today?
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : Would be good if you can provide
Doctor :   I have to close this chat window as you have moved out of the chat. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
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