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Cold and cough with mild fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I am having cold and fever, could you please suggest medicine that I need to take
Doctor :   May I know your age?
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   sure
User :   28
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yesterday night I have taken 1 cetrizine tablet and today morning after breakfast I have taken a Crocin tablet
Doctor :   Do you have any throat irritation?
User :   I am feeling fever and cold now and headache
User :   yes
Doctor :   Did you see any doctor for this?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you consume filtered water or normal water?
User :   not yet
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel that you might be suffering from bacterial or viral infection.
User :   filtered water
Doctor :   It would be better to see a ENT specialist as it requires complete examination to know the exact cause and also a dose of Antibiotics if its a bacterial infection.
Doctor :   Meanwhile you can follow these measures: Doctor :   1. Consume boiled water.
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. salt gargling three to four times a day.
Doctor :   3. Steam inhalation
User :   so do I need to start with some medicines
Doctor :   4. continue with cetrizine tab three times a day after food.
Doctor :   you can take crocin tab if you feel feverish.
Doctor :   consume lots of water.
Doctor :   And need to see a ENT specialist to know the exact cause.
Doctor :   and anitbiotic course if required.
User :   ok
Doctor :   if feverish you can take it three times a day after food.
Doctor :   for 3 days or till fever is present.
User :   Do I need to follow any course for Crocin
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   sure
User :   do u suggest any antibiotic
User :   sure
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   yeah
User :   will do that
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   no. i will follow the steps that you have suggested.
User :   Thanks
User :   bye..
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