Andrew is waiting at the doctor’s office. He is there for two reasons today. Find out what the Doctor recommends. Andrew está esperando en la consulta de su doctor. Está allí por dos razones hoy. Averigua lo que el doctor le recomienda.
What’s the matter?
sore throat. I can hardly swallow and I have had high fevers.
Well, I’m here for two reasons. These last few days I have had a very
Let me take a look at your throat. Open please.
infection. I am going to prescribe antibiotics. You will have to take the pills for 7 days.
It looks like a bad throat
treatment. If you don’t, you might not get rid of the infection and it could come back.
You should take one pill every 8 hours. Please don’t forget to take them. Also you must finish the full 7 day
pain in my left knee lately.
I have been having a lot of
Have you been doing any sort of
Yes, I started running about 2 months ago. I have been running between 5 and 10 km a day.
fall or do any harsh movement recently?
No, that’s what is so strange .
On the side of my knee… here.
Let me move your leg around and see….does this hurt?
bend your knee like this?
And does it hurt if I
Not so much, just a little.
ligament injury. You should rest your knee for about a week. Put ice pads on it a few times a day and wear this knee brace when you walk.
It looks like a
Okay. I wanted to run in a 10 kilometer race in about 6 weeks. Should I do it?
I wouldn’t put too much pressure on your knee. Make an appointment for about 2 weeks from now and we’ll see how it looks.