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Treatment for sore throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   Hello
User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi, basically i was told that I had strep throat 3 weeks ago, i was given antibiotics but over this weekend, the symptoms have returned and my throat is really swollen, i'm in so much pain
User :   is there anything i can do other than drink cold drinks and take lozenges and pain killers?
User :   they dont seem to be working
Doctor :   i can help you
Doctor :   you have to gargle with warm salt water
Doctor :   and drinkonly warm water
Doctor :   you needto continue the ntibioticss
User :   yes, i hope to see a doctor tomorrow morning, the salt water made me feel sick last time, but i'll give it another shot i suppose
Doctor :   antibiotics
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   thats good
Doctor :   it will really help you
User :   the pain is so bad though, is it not possible to go to a hospital and get anti biotics perscribed sooner?
Doctor :   the pain will take time to subside
Doctor :   these remedies will certainly help

Doctor :   you can go in the morning and get the prescription
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