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Date : 02-Jul-2014
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User:Good morningMy name is Jagdeesh
Doctor:Good morning....
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:From the last two days I am having some discomfort in my throat and slightly have pain
User:last time when I visited Dentist, he asked me if I have thyroid problem
User:do I need to diagnose for thyroid?
User:do mens have thyroid problem?
Doctor:Are you running fever?
Doctor:Do you have difficulty while swallowing?
User:yes slightly
Doctor:These complaints are due to throat infection.
User:oh ok
Doctor:It does not seem to be related to thyroid.
Doctor:Do salt water gargles three times a day for couple of days.
Doctor:If symptoms don't improve see a doctor.
User:ok, thank you! any medicine you recommend?
Doctor:Just salt water gargles at this time.
User:I am wondering why the Dentist asked me if I have any thyroid problem?
Doctor:If symptoms worsen; you can see a doctor for other medication.
Doctor:I am not sure why they asked about it. Perhaps it is just part of normal routine.
User:ok thank you!
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:sometimes I feel very tired and experience leg pains. I am 36 years, 5'10" and weight 75 kgs
Doctor:The tiredness and leg aches may be due to multiple causes.
User:it's been 2-3 years I didn't go for any medical checkups. Do you recommend should I go for some general checkups?
Doctor:You can visit a physician who will evaluate you after a physical examination/
Doctor:Instead of general check up, please visit a physician who can physically examine you and order investigations.
User:ok thank you!
User:thanks for your valuable time!
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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