Throat infection

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hi doctor, two days back i ate bread and butter, since then i am having a problem of difficulty in breathing and feels like something stuck in the mouth, i went to a doctor and told me that it is a throat infection (swollen in throat), so i want to ask is that what are the foods i have to avoid?

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Avoid anything raw and cold foods/drinks ( ice creams, soft drinks, cold milk or even cold water). Include simple soft bland foods in your diet. Avoid acidic foods like lemon, citrus fruits/juices, or tomatoes. Avoid spices and chillies which may irritate throat. If you are having difficulty in...

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MY GRAND DAUGHTER HAVING MILD THROAT INFECTION DR HAS PRESCRIBED TAXIM O SYRUP 3.5 ML TWICE IS TAXIM O RECOMENDED FOR THROAT INFECTIONDAILY CALPOL 250MG 6 ML TIMINIC SYRUP 3.5 ML PHERGANSYRUP 7,5ML TWICEIIS TAXIM O SYRUP RECOMENDED FOR THROAT INFECTION

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Mild to moderate throat infection usually respond to taxim o .You should add saline gargles if she is cooperative for the same

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please tell me the reasons for thickness in salaiva and i got red colour blood spots also in pallet sometimes.my doctor told me ..............may be throat infection..........is it correct? i want to consult specialist pls help me iam in Chennai new perungalathur

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Hello,

I can understand your concern. Red colored spots in the palate can be due to allergic reaction, viral infection or burns.

If you are getting recurrent red spots, you should go for a blood test for allergy. It will analyze what substance you are allergic to so that avoid its exposure in the...

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I am having Leon 500 mg for throat infection but I am quite frequently having this problem .. but problem will not go completly please help doctors told that i have a bone in Nose which is tilted towards right and need to do operation is it worth doing operation , after operation will it not happen any side affects

doctor1 MD

Hi Dear,

Welcome to HCM.

Understanding your concern. As per your query you have symptoms of frequent throat infection which is due to deviated nasal septum and upper respiratory tract infection. Need not to worry. I would suggest you to do warm saline gargles 3 to 4 times a day. Take ibuprofen...

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I get throat infection all the time... in the past two years, I am getting only throat infection.. If i go to my family doctor, he gives antibiotic and b-complex tables.If i take that for 5 days then everything will become proper.when ever i take something cold.. like cool drinks, cold water, ice cream... i get throat infection....

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my son is 4 year old , he is coughing badly and not eating anything , what hsould i give him to eat ,please suggest and he catches cold n coughvery easily its his first year in scholl , does it happen with other kids too , he easily also gets throat infection , please sugest

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Hello dear,
I had gone through your question and understand your concern. Cough and bad appetite are usually caused by viral infection or he has throat pain and don't want to eat . With such presentation in my clinic, I suggest:
-keep baby sipping water all day and when he gets cough bouts drink;...

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Hello doctor, during his first 5 years our child often had throat infection & Azithral 100 has been the medicine suggested by the doctor which got him cured. We as parents now know what to look for if he has a temperature. He is now close to 7 years & body weight is ~34 kgs. For the last 2 days he has a throat infection & we're just wondering if we should shift to Azithral 200/250 syrup / suspension and halving it at 2 times per day ? Thanks ..

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Thanks for writing to Healthcare magic.
Hi Throat infection may be one of the reason for fever, But its not the only reason for fever. Its advisable in greater intrest of your child not to start treatment by yourselves without proper assesment of child.
Please give ony fever medicine...

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my son 25 yrs old had a throat infection and fever upto 100 deg F, he had a course of azithromycin 500 mg, which later replaced by Doc to augmentin 650 duo ( consisting of amoxcyline n potasium clayvulanate), now no thoat infection but he is getting constant headach with 99 deg F, his has a upset tummy too, we had the blood test done, shd be getting it today, its 5 days, could you pl suggest further steps?

doctor1 MD

Hi dear,

The treatment given by the doctor is good please continue with Augmentin for at least 7 to 10 days, remember to not stop taking the medicine even if your son gets better until 7 to 10 days.

Also remember the fact that the throat infection has subsided is a good sign that he is responding...

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Recent questions on  Throat infection

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hi doctor ,my age ;22,male ..i often suffer from throat infection , more importantly i am still suffering from it .. i am a chain smooker and often drink twice in a week , no fever , a little itchy and sore throat , once i got such serious infection that doctor reffer me to operate but i got little affraid and just take the oral treatment and got better in a week .. may i have a suitable answer plz

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Hi, I have a throat infection I noticed that I had a little white behind the glands also, the doctor did a strep test 2 days ago waiting for results. But what concerns me is as I was looking in the back of my throat I noticed a bump on the flap behind the gland. It s not large it almost looked a little almond shaped and is the same color as the skin around it. The other day it almost looked a little red as well. What could this be???

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I had a FOL because of a throat infection. During the procedure the doctor detected acid reflux in my throat and when I told him I have acidity problems, he prescribed me Rabonik plus for a month --- one tablet in the morning in empty stomach. Do I need any more medication?

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Hello .. my daughter is 3.10 months old .. she is having fever and throat infection doctor has given 8 days back ... advent forte 3.5 ml (twice a day)for 10 days , ambrolite- D 3.5 ml and P-250 for fever. But fever in night 101- 102 is coming still .... what to do?

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For the past 3 weeks I have had a very persistent sore throat which at times has made it very difficult to swallow. Lemsips and lozengers ease and alcohol makes it worse. Sleeping can be disturbed due to being painful to swallow. The symptoms seem...

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hi I am XXXXXXX suffering with cold continuosly from last 2weeks and cold is not controlling, often getting cold a mild throat infection and itching of eyes.dont know what type of allergy I am having.can u suggest me any treatment.

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Dear Sir, A friend of mine was diagnosed with ALS(in Nigeria) but within me, I think its a wrong diagnosis. According to his story, It started as a throat infection , then it affected his speech. After that, the right hand and 2 fingers close to...

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