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Cold and cough from 6days - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   I was suffering from cold and cough for last 6 days. I went to doctor. He advised me following medicine for 3 days: 1. Symbiotik 2. Allercet DC 3. Dolomide. I have completed the course. After this I was asked to take Symbiotik for 2 more days. I have completed this course also by today morning.
Doctor :  
ok
User :   I still have some cough.
Doctor :  
How are you feeling now.
Doctor :  
Continue on the allercet for two more days
User :   I am feeling better than earlier. However, I still have cough.
Doctor :  
Stop others
User :   Ok
User :   How many days will it take to recover completely?
Doctor :  
Cough usually goes chronic you will have occasional cough for some days and finally subside
Doctor :  
You hve to count for next 5 days to one week.
User :   In last one week, I have lost more than 2Kg of weight due to cough. Is it a problem?
Doctor :  
After a bad infection cough is the last thing that goes
Doctor :  
You will gain back the weight
User :   This is the 4th time I am getting throat infection in last 3 months. I have been treated with antibiotics all the four times. When I spoke to doctor he told me that it is due to weather changes. Is it a problem?
Doctor :  
Are you there?
Doctor :  
Yes this is not a problem, you have to be more careful
User :   Last 3 times when I got throat infection, I did not lose much weight. But, this time I lost more than 2Kg of weight.
User :   What could be the reason for this?
Doctor :  
Because of medicine and poor nutrition
User :   What kind of food I should take to gain back the weight?
Doctor :   Nuts, Milk shakes ( not cold), Dairy products
Doctor :   Lot of snacking ( healthy) will help you gain back
User :   I am not feeling much comfortable now. My mouth is getting very dry frequently (different taste and medicine smell). Is it due to the medicine?
Doctor :  
After following this snacking I wish you come back to me after a week
Doctor :  
and check the weight and get back
Doctor :  
Yes
Doctor :   Eat what is sumptous to you
Doctor :  
Keep gulping good amount of water
Doctor :  
to prevent the dryness
Doctor :  
Complete two litres while in office
Doctor :  
I shall advise you on few tests after a week.
Doctor :  
Check the weight today and after a week
User :   Sure. Please go ahead.
User :   "Eat what is sumptous to you ". Sumptous means?
Doctor :   First eat waht is tasting good to you
Doctor :  
tasty"
Doctor :   add nuts, milk products to them
Doctor :  
you can use Milkmaid kind of products
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
Threptin Biscuits
Doctor :  
Thrice a day
Doctor :  
for next 15 days
Doctor :  
Are you there?
Doctor :  
Get back to me after a week
Doctor :  
Continue the Allercet, for next two days.
Doctor :  
It seems you are not responding. Please get back if you have any more queries
User :   Sorry, I was in some discussion in between.
Doctor :   Ok did you follow the above recommendations.
User :   Yes, I have followed. I have one more query. I am having acidity problem for which I am taking Rabemac DSR everyday morning. Now, this medicine is complete. But, I need to take it for one more month as per the doctor's prescription.
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :  
Take it before breakfast
User :   Doctor told me to add Moza MPS for evening. Can I get these two tablets (Rabemac DSR and Moza MPS) in any medical shop?
Doctor :  
yes
User :   When exactly shall I take Moza MPS?
User :   I mean at what time I shall take Moza MPS?
Doctor :  
take it along with Rabemac
Doctor :  
Rabemac once a day,
Doctor :  
Moza thrice a day before food
User :   Doctor told me to take Rabemac in the morning and Moza MPS in the evening. I did not get exactly what time the evening means.
Doctor :  
Before dinner
Doctor :  
What is the dose of Moza
Doctor :  
given to you
User :   He told me to take once per day.
User :   Do I need to take it in the afternoon also?
Doctor :  
I am sorry, MOZA MPS should be taken once a day
Doctor :  
Take it in the evening 30 min before dinner
User :   Thanks.
User :   I have a meeting now.
Doctor :   Ik
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Bye
User :   I am leaving now. Thanks for your suggestions.
User :   Done. Bye.\
Doctor :  
Thanks for consultihg
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