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What could be the reason for swollen throat after wisdom tooth removal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Dec-2013
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Doctor:how may I help you?
User:i'm confused with the symptoms of sinusists
Doctor:Hello Mr. XXXXXXX please proceed with your question
User:it started with a wisdom teeth pain
User:then now my troat has swollen
User:mild fever
User:not able to swallow and spit too
User:consulted dentist
User:they suggested to extract the decayed teeth
Doctor:how can I help you?
User:but now i dont have teeth pain wherein the problem is with the throat please suggest me for this problem
Doctor:From your description I strongly suspect you are suffering from throat infection
User:i'm currently having antibiotic and painkiller tablets prescribed by dentist
Doctor:When did you consult your dentist?
User:3 days back
User:any remidies from your end
Doctor:that means you are taking these antibiotics since three days?
Doctor:I will answer your questions, but I need some more information, so I request you to kindly answer a few questions
Doctor:What is the name of the antibiotic?
User:no idea
Doctor:why is that?
User:it is a mankind product
User:not sure with the name
Doctor:did you need read the label on the strip?
Doctor:ok, what is the name of the pain killer?
Doctor:do you see any redness in the back of your throat?
Doctor:do you have cough?
Doctor:do you get any phlegm?
User:there is redness no cough
Doctor:if yes, then what colour is that phlegm?
User:there is only sore throat no phlegm
Doctor:since you have been taking some antibiotic since 3 days and you have not seen any improvement, I suggest you consult your family doctor
Doctor:or an ENT doctor
Doctor:and get yourself examined
Doctor:a dentist is not the right person to treat medical conditions
Doctor:and meanwhile I suggest you do salt water gargling
Doctor:4 to 6 times a day
Doctor:and steam inhalation 3 times a day
Doctor:Nicip may not be the best tablet to take
Doctor:instead you can take combiflam
Doctor:please do consult an MBBS doctor and follow the instructions
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
User:i want to know the symptoms of sinusistis
Doctor:and please remember, I am a doctor, and our relationship is that of a doctor and patient, you may not give me XXXXXXX names that come to your mind
Doctor:you can address me as doctor
Doctor:Symptoms of sinusitis are.
Doctor:1. Running nose
Doctor:2. Nasal blockage
Doctor:3. Headaches
Doctor:4. Heaviness in the head
Doctor:5. Loss of smell
Doctor:6. Fever
User:sorry for that
Doctor:It's alright, please don't repeat it.
Doctor:is there anything else you would like to discuss?
User:and forgot to mention along with sore throat i even get sivere ear pain too doctor
Doctor:Both are connected
Doctor:a throat infection can spread to ears
Doctor:hence my suggestion to consult an ENT doctor
Doctor:Is there anything else?
User:sure, thanks a lot doctor, have a great day:)
Doctor:You too
User:bye good night
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