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Cold and cough with acidity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   I was suffering from cold and cough during last week. I went to doctor and he advised me antibiotics as there was infection. I took the following medicine: 1. Symbiotic 2. Dolomide 3. Allercet DC. I have also completed the 5 days course of Symbiotic
User :   The course got completed yesterday morning.
Doctor :   Good

User :   Along with this I am having acidity problem for which I am taking Rabemac DSR. From yesterday I started taking MOZA MPS in the evening (before dinner).
Doctor :   Ok

User :   Doctor prescribed me to start taking MOZA MPS along with Rabemac DSR.
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How have you responded to these treatments?
User :   There were heart burn kind of feeling which has come down. However, gas was getting released some time back. one week.
User :   I have lost nearly 3Kg of weight in last one week. I want to take more food which I could not do so. Today, I took 2 Idlies. I could take first one easily. However, I struggled to take the second one.
User :   After taking 2 idlies I took Apple juice with much more struggle. Food is not going inside easily. What could be the reason?
Doctor :   Ok, how is your appetite?

User :   I felt hungry for some time. But, when I start taking food I am not able to eat more.
Doctor :   Ok

User :   Also, my mouth is getting dry frequently (probably dehydration problem). I am also getting some unpleasant smell. What could be the reason for all these things?
Doctor :   Do you have pain in your upper abdomen and/or chest?

User :   Yes, I had pain once or twice in the stomach but not much.
Doctor :   How about burps and/or vomiting sensation?
User :   While taking second idly and apple juice today I felt like burps
Doctor :  
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I shall tell you
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your gastric motility is decreased
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and that has to be increased
Doctor :   Discontinue your current medications
Doctor :  
Esomeprazole with domperidone combination capsules will work better
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you will need to take it
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and include raw onion in your diet
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Are you getting?
User :   yes
User :   Can you please tell me the tablet name?
Doctor :   and also a brisk walk is compulsory

Doctor :  
It is not an OTC
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hence I would suggest you to get the perescription from the nearby doctor
User :   Ok
User :   Is the unpleasant smell due to the same reason?
Doctor :   Yes, the food which is not digested will undergo processing
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and will produce such uncomfortable odour
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If you follow the drug and exercise along with raw onion in your diet
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you can easily improve in 2 days
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Avoid spicy, sour foods, beans, potatoes, bannanas, excess dal
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Take cold milk
User :   I am having some kind of weakness in my legs from yesterday. Is it due to MOZA MPS that I started taking from yesterday night?
Doctor :  
Avoid non-veg to possible extent
Doctor :   Drink Electral solution

Doctor :  
that will resolve your weakness
User :   Is weakness in my legs also due to the same reason?
Doctor :   Yes, most of the times it is the reason

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and next is the lack of exercise
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Electral will give immediate benefits
User :   How to get Electral solution?
User :   Where to get and how to prepare?
Doctor :   Take Electral packet and follow the instructions to prepare it
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Drink it instead of normal water
User :   Ok
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finish it within 24 hours of preparation
User :   Cold milk - is it not a problem for throat infection/cough?
Doctor :   If it is clean enough then not a problem

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If not cold take the one instead at room temperature atleast
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instead of hot milk/coffee/tea
User :   Can I take little warm hot milk as alternative because the weather is very cold here?
Doctor :   That is not a part of my advice

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Hot things will not help much
User :   OK.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   Can you please summarize the action items for me?
Doctor :   You can go through the chat in leisure
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In brief is medication, exercise and diet
Doctor :   Should come under these headings

Doctor :   The chat will be saved in your chat history

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which you can see on clicking on your account
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Is that clear to you?
User :   Ok. Then, I will go through the chat history.
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Make a not of the medication and go to the nearby doctor for prescription
User :   Do I need not worry much about this?
Doctor :  
I would suggest you to continue the medication for 15 days without break
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No need to worry
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You shall improve
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Do refer your friends to our service.

User :   Thanks for your suggestions.
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