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Cold, blocked nose, Upper respiratory tract infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   i am having cold and kind of chest infection
Doctor :   Since when?
User :   from yesterday
Doctor :   Is it associated with cough?
User :   little bit nose blockage also
User :   yes
User :   i have a tendency of getting URTI OR LRTI
Doctor :   May i Know your Age?
User :   34
Doctor :   How frequently do you get cold?
User :   once in 3 months
Doctor :   Is there any history of allergy before?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok . It appears like URTI.
Doctor :   Since weather is changing there will be lot of air borne diseases.
Doctor :   Everyone is at risk of getting URTI.
User :   ok
User :   is there anything i can do for temporary relieef
Doctor :   Yes. You can take eucalyptus steam inhaler
User :   ok
Doctor :   Tab. DOLO 500mg twice daily after food
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   take plenty of water . Adequate bed rest is must.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Avoid spicy foods and cold food items
User :   ok
Doctor :   It uaually subsides by a week.
User :   ok
User :   Thank you so much
Doctor :   You are welcome.
User :   ok bye
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