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Experience:  MBBS, FCPS (R) General Surgery. Years of experience in Emergency Medicine.
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Ive had a sore throat for about 2 weeks now and over the

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: ive had a sore throat for about 2 weeks now and over the last few days I’ve also developed a pain in the top of my back near my right shoulder blade. It gets worse with movement and hurts when taking a deep breath. I also have ulcers on my tongue which seem to be affecting my right ear. Can you suggest anything that can help?
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?
Customer: It started little over 2 weeks ago and I sometimes have a temperature but paracetamol seem to help it. I’m taking paracetamol every 4 hours during the day
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I do have gastroparesis and also asthma which are well controlled
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

Hello, my name is Dr Uzair and I shall be assisting you today. I'm reviewing your query & will get back to you shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

It sounds like a muscle, joint or nerve pain and I would suggest applying capsaicin cream over it, massage the area with warm olive oil and apply warm compresses, continue taking paracetamol. You can take nystatin oral drops and salt water mouth rinses for oral ulcers.

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