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Why does the throat pain after fever? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 24-Dec-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor:Please go ahead
Doctor:with your question
User:today i m feeling much better
User:i m not having fever
Doctor:that is good
User:but i m still having pain in throat in left side while swallowing saliva
User:and cough also
Doctor:cough started from today or yesterday?
User:from yesterday
Doctor:or was it present from the beginning?
User:it is more after just getting up in the morning
Doctor:do you have mucous from the throat ?
Doctor:what is the colour?
User:white colour
User:it was till ystrdy
Doctor:is there anything else?
Doctor:now what colour?
User:i have not done gargles till now
User:so cant say for today
Doctor:so, what is your question for me?
User:what should i do now ?>
Doctor:How bad is the throat pain?
User:it is bearable
Doctor:how bad is the cough?
User:it is not much
User:in the morning just after getting up its too much
Doctor:okay, in that case I would suggest you to continue with what you are doing right now
Doctor:that is, you should do salt water gargling
Doctor:You should take a glass of slightly hot water
Doctor:and put 2 or 3 spoons of salt many times..gargles?
Doctor:and do gargling
Doctor:4 to 6 times in a day
Doctor:apart from that, continue Sinarest tablets
Doctor:3 times a day
Doctor:and do steam inhalation 4 times a day
Doctor:If you see no improvement after 2 more days, then you can consult your local doctor
User:i want to tell u 1 more thing
Doctor:or if the cough increases also, you should consult your local doctor, so that you can be properly examined to see if the infection is just viral, or is there secondary bacterial infection
User:day before yesterday i toke crocin 3 times
User:yesterday i took combliflam 2 times
User:and today i dont have fever
User:so what should i take now?
Doctor:Since you have cough, sore throat, I would advice you to take sinarest or allerect-DC, or Ebast-DC
Doctor:Sinarest has paracetamol, which will also reduce pain
Doctor:so, my suggestion is to take sinarest
User:ok..sinarest how many times a day ?
Doctor:because that reduces cough and sore throat too
Doctor:you can take 3 times a day
Doctor:or, if you don't have cough, you can skip the afternoon dose
Doctor:it should be taken 8 hours apart
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
User:i have pain while swallowing food also
Doctor:Yes, please do the salt water gargling as explained
Doctor:that will reduce the pain and swelling in the throat
Doctor:anything else?
User:no..thanks a lot
Doctor:you are welcome
Doctor:have a good day
Doctor:bye bye
User:u too have a good day
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