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Do you have any idea what I might have?

Patient: Do you have any idea what I might have? My throat hurts when I cough or swallow, that happened this morning, then I just lost my voice recently like a couple of minutes ago…

 

 

Doctor: Hello,Thanks for the query.You seem to be suffering from an upper respiratory tract infection. A post nasal drip c an cause a viral infection, laryngitis and pharyngitis. Do warm saline gargles three times a day after meals. Chew lozenges which have ginger and lemon. It will help soothe the throat.Give some rest to your throat. If symptoms increase, see a Doctor for an examination.Hope this helped.Regards

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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