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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi I have a perennial cough related problems- any suggestions?
Doctor :   Do you have sneezing?
Doctor :   Do you have runny nose?
Doctor :   Do you have congestion in nose?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   I have congestion is chest sometimes nose, basically the mucus( Bulgum) related problem
Doctor :   Do you have sneezing?
Doctor :   y/n
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have runny nose nose?
Doctor :   y/n
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you smoke?
User :   no
Doctor :   it could be from chronic allergies
Doctor :   Do you have wheezing , shortness of breath?
Doctor :   Do you have Asthma?
Doctor :   If it is due to allergies, you need take medicines for allergies
User :   I understand.- I am prone to cough and cold... I dont have Asthma or wheezing and shortness of breath.Any remedies/ solutions or precautions
Doctor :   Medications simply include
Doctor :   cetrizine one tab daily
Doctor :   or there other prescription medications for allergies
User :   what is the composition? is this an antibiotic? One cannot have medicines on a regular basis? please suggest
Doctor :   2. avoid allergies is tough but regularly do the vacum
Doctor :   it comes in 5 mg 10 mg
Doctor :   take 5 mgdaily
Doctor :   vacum the floor
Doctor :   keep the window closed keep the window curtains clean
User :   thanks any other precautions
Doctor :   when you drive, tie kerchiefs or use mask
Doctor :   around the nose
Doctor :   Some food allegies can be prevented
Doctor :   Watch our diet
Doctor :   and if you are allergic to any food avoid it
Doctor :   Consult ENT and get the x ray of the sinuses
Doctor :   If there is septal deviation get it corrected
Doctor :   As septal deviation increases alleges and cause cough
Doctor :   These are are initial steps
Doctor :   Do you follow?
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