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Chest congestion,dry cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
User :   can i speak to doc muzamdar
Doctor :  
He is on leave today
Doctor :  
I am Dr.Bharath here
User :   who am i speaking to then
Doctor :  
User :   i will ask you one question anyway
Doctor :  
User :   i have a dry cough
User :   as if my chest is severly congested
User :   but no phelgum comes out
Doctor :   Ok
User :   themedicine i have been taking for 4 days are two syrups: Doctor :  
I believe you were on antibiotics as well
User :   1. Resyl Guaifenesin
User :   2. BisXXXXXXXXvon
Doctor :  
Ok, that is an expectorant
User :   those were finished 3 days ago
User :   actually it started with chrnonic sinus problem where the runny nose were ther for 48 hrds without stopping
Doctor :   Sinus?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Do you have headache?
User :   then i took clarinase for 3 days which actually stopped the runny nose completly but XXXXXXXXe how made my chest congested
User :   very small headache
User :   the taste of mouth is also bad
User :   fever has gone pas 2 days
Doctor :  
User :   shall i cont those 2 syrups?
Doctor :  
Now are you having symptoms both in the nose as well as the chest?
User :   no no
User :   they are related doc
Doctor :  
User :   ok can i explain u from the beginning
Doctor :  
I can understand
User :   right now (nose is clean no blockage, no sinus etc)
Doctor :  
But are you having both symptoms simultaneously?
Doctor :  
Like in the nose and chest
User :   i always hve had one at a time
User :   its like this
Doctor :   Ok

User :   start with a sevre runny nose, i take clarinase which cures runny nose but (this is what ifeel) makes my mucus to go dwn to cling to my lungs and then i feel congestion), then i take medicine (like the syrups) which clears my chest but then is restart runny nose
User :   so its like if you pull one string, the other get lose
User :   and vice versa
User :   for now nose is XXXXXXXX
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Ok, I will explain it to you
User :   the issue is with chest
Doctor :   BisXXXXXXXXvon is bromehexine
Doctor :  
which is a mucXXXXXXXXytic
User :   ok
Doctor :  
So it liquifies the mucus
Doctor :  
from the lungs as well as the nose and sinuses
User :   thats what i thought too
User :   ah ok
Doctor :  
So that is one of the reason you are having running nose
User :   but thhen this cycle will go on forevr doc, i just want the chest to clear
Doctor :  
I will suggest you to take both the syrups now
User :   i am taking for 4 days but the effect is so slow
User :   when i exhale i feel whizzy sound
Doctor :  
And take XXXXXXXXething like Pheniramine or CPM instead of Clarinase
User :   i am taking as per doc advice too the fXXXXXXXXlowig=ng 2 medicines after clarinase is discontinue
Doctor :  
Is that wheeze problematic and frequent?
User :   1. fexidin antiallergic once a day
Doctor :  
User :   2. nasonax nsasl spray
User :   not frequesnt
Doctor :  
Ok, then I would suggest not to add any more medicines
User :   ok
User :   so i will cont to take then for another 3 days and lets see
User :   doc one more thing
Doctor :  
Fexidin also, you can stop if there is not much of running nose
Doctor :  
Syrups, both are good
Doctor :  
You continue with that mainly
User :   since i am taking these medicines for XXXXXXXX time, i feel i have gastric or stomach issue, shall i take zantax pls
Doctor :   Yes you can take it 1 hour before breakfast in the morning
Doctor :   and repeat it before the dinner
User :   ok
User :   one more thing
Doctor :  
2 tablets a day
User :   the 2 syrups
Doctor :  
Do it for 5 days
Doctor :  
and then you can stop
User :   am tsking 10 ml ech ok?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
How many times are you taking?
User :   and 3 times after meal
User :   right?
Doctor :   yes thats right
User :   thanks doc
User :   take care
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

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