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Cold and runny nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help yoy ?
Doctor :   *you
Doctor :   r u thr ?
User :   i am suffering from cold and runnig nose pls healp me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long have you been suffering?
User :   it has been from 2 days
Doctor :   I see
Doctor :   any cough/phlegm?
User :   no
Doctor :   sneezing a lot?
User :   may I know your name pls
Doctor :   ok if this is a 2 day old cold
Doctor :   anyway...where do you work? how old are you?
User :   working for Infosys and 29 years
Doctor :   ok great
Doctor :   so have you tried any over the counter medicines for the cold?
User :   amoxcylin 250 mg and cold act
Doctor :   aaah, you started an antibiotic?
Doctor :   self medication?
User :   also cetzine
User :   yes my frnd suggested
Doctor :   ok now that you have started amoxycillin
Doctor :   do not stop it before the course is over
Doctor :   how many are you taking a day?
User :   twice morng and eve
User :   r u there
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   yup am here
Doctor :   do not take coldact and cetzine
Doctor :   i mean take only one of them
Doctor :   not both
Doctor :   and amoxycillin...complete the corse
User :   i am taking only cetzine only noe
Doctor :   i.e. take it for 5 days even if the cold reduces
Doctor :   and usual dose of amox is thrice a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   I hope your friend is a doctor and has advised you accordingly
User :   any other suggestion
Doctor :   of course nowadays there are quite a few variations among doctors regarding amox and ampicillin
Doctor :   next time for a two day not take antibiotics
Doctor :   only if there is an infection should you take it
Doctor :   do some small home remedy measures
Doctor :   they make yuo feel steam inhalation
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Doctor :   ok
User :   im having a problem
Doctor :   is XXXXXXXX there?
User :   im having hair fall
User :   ya he's here
User :   do u want to continue
Doctor :   one s
Doctor :   I will close this window
User :   if s no probs continue with him, i'll discuss later
Doctor :   then you may open another browser and chat seperately
Doctor :   no just give me a second
User :   ok plz continue
User :   he needs to ask some thin
Doctor :   basically we would need to keep unique windows for each consultation
Doctor :   I hope you understand
User :   y afine no i
User :   ya tell me doctor
Doctor :   just watch for a couple of days
User :   sry
User :   s
User :   then
Doctor :   if you feel heaviness in the head, do take a paracetamol
Doctor :   also cetzine
Doctor :   may make you a bit drowsy...not much
User :   wat kind of home remedies can i follow, can u suggest me some
Doctor :   so try avoiding alcohol when you are taking cetzine
Doctor :   steam inhalation would be good
User :   sry i never take alcohol
Doctor :   i hope you have an idea on how to do it
User :   fine then wat else
Doctor :   ok you are a good boy..thats nice
Doctor :   thats
Doctor :   could I confirm
Doctor :   your contact details
Doctor :   a doctor from our medical team will follow up with you
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   by phone
Doctor :   Email : YYYY@YYYY
User :   no probs
Doctor :   Mobile : 0000
User :   it is chargable
Doctor :   is this correct
User :   its correct
Doctor :   no it is not ::)
User :   thankz
Doctor :   ok XXXXXXXX take care
Doctor :   Hi there
Doctor :   can i help you with anythinbg else ?
Doctor :   I will close this window now. you can open another window and start a fresh chat with me.
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