ent-icon

Throat pain

He is having throat pain since 20 days. Not subsiding with treatment with antibiotics. Light evening fever also.
views-icons 24 Views Mail QnA Whatsapp QnA v

Like the answers? Chat privately for 24 hours with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Anil Kumar Jain
General Physician 4 yrs exp Bangalore

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹150 for 24 hrs

Hello there. i can understand your concern, but its a very little history for us to work with. what medications has he taken? and for how many days? instead of consulting anyone else, consult a ENT surgeon and get examined by him, he may require a few tests like throat swab culture and sensitivity. in the meanwhile, ask him to do betadine throat gargles as per the instructions on the bottle. best regards, Dr. Anil kumar jain
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
doctor profile image
Dr. Harsha
General Physician Bangalore
Hi there...many causes for throat pain like upper respiratory tract infection, tonsillitis, cervical lymphadenopathy, submandibular gland inflammation. Sometimes simple upper respiratory tract infection can cause local lymph nodes to enlarge and this could be causing the pain. It will take sometime to resolve. Also any associated symptoms like swelling, inflammation, sputum discharge will help come determine if the infection resolving. It will require clinical examination. So kindly consult Ent specialist for further evaluation. Till then you can try saline gargles. Will give you temporary relief. Drink plenty of fluids.
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO