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Trouble swallowing, painful esophagus, swelling. Advised Betadine. Should I gargle? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:hi doctor
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:pain in the easophagus, looks like swelled & facing troubles with swallowing.
User:had taken some juice with 3/4 ice cubes yest
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
Doctor:Is there any fever too?
User:thanks for concern
User:no fever
Doctor:You may do gargling with Betadine mouth gargle
Doctor:Thrice daily for next 2 days
User:doesnt have any sign of infection in throat
Doctor:Yes, that is right
User:pains only when swallowed below throat
Doctor:You just have to do warm saline gargles
Doctor:It may be due to Gastritis as well
User:will it impact the XXXXXXX swelling
Doctor:Take simple antacids like Digene liquid
User:the gargles may not reach that distance
Doctor:No, not at all
Doctor:Do the gargles and then the swelling will disappear too
User:fine doc, thank you so much for your help. bye!
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Get well soon
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