Patient : I have been struggling to get an appointment with my local doctor, but for the past 4 days i have been really ill. Monday it started with a choked nose and throat, Tuesday i woke up and could not hear out my left ear (it was like an air bubble surrounding it) Wednesday i got a dull irritating upper abdominal pain and every so often with serve cramping in the upper abdominal (feels like some one is hitting me with a base ball bat underneath the ribs) struggling to breath etc when pain happen's. should i be more persistent with my local doctor or continue to use the flu medicine i was advised to get when i got a phone consultation on Wednesday? i have not been sick or had diarrhea but have had regular bowel movemwnt.
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