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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   I am software engineer as aproffesional
User :   before 5 days i have cold and cough
User :   today i have headche
Doctor :  
ok
User :   its so terrible hedace
User :   i cant work
User :   please advice me
Doctor :  
are you still having cold and cough?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
i will help you in this
User :   thanks
Doctor :  
is there fever associated?
Doctor :  
are you taking any medications now?
User :   not today , tommoow i have some fever
User :   no, today i have one disprine only
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
are you having running nose?
User :   no
Doctor :  
is the headache present in forehead or the entire head is aching?
User :   its on entire head
Doctor :  
do you feel that headache increases on looking down?
User :   its going to increase since morning
Doctor :  
ok
User :   when i wake up in morning , there was little headce
User :   now its more
Doctor :  
is there any bodypain? or neck stiffness?
User :   no
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
as per the history given by you...
Doctor :  
most probable cause for the headache is the cold, leading to sinus type of headache
Doctor :  
so i would suggest you to get this examined, as you will need a prescription for antibiotic also
Doctor :  
and in the meantime follow these steps to get symptom relief.
Doctor :  
1. do steam inhalation with Karvol plus in it. it will give relief for headache. you should do this atleast two times a day.
Doctor :  
2. do gargling with warn saltwater two times a day to soothe the throat
User :   is karvol plus tablet?
Doctor :  
3. take Syrup Grilinctus to ease cough one teaspoon two times a day or as needed.
Doctor :  
Karvol plus is capsule
User :   ok
Doctor :  
it has to be opened and emptied in hot water in the vessel that is ti be used for steam inhalation.
Doctor :  
4. Take Tablet Sumo two times a day for headache.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
5. and get your self examined for the headache and the cause for it, and also to start a antibiotic appropriately
Doctor :  
since you had fever, there might be an underlying infection for this
Doctor :  
have you followed what i have said?
User :   Yes
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   Its enough
User :   Thanks doctor
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