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Cold, flu, cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 595 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I Help you
User :   hi, i dont have sore throt, thougt i had
Doctor :   Good

User :   i have cold flu cough

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Since when are you u having it and have you taken any medications or consulted a Doctor yet
User :   no medecations, no doctor....i'll go health centre in the morning

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having it
User :   maybe 2 to 3 days

Doctor :   and is this a self diagnosis
Doctor :   What are your symptoms if you can tell
User :   what is symtoms?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   16 years old, male

User :   height, maybe like 5'8
Doctor :   Howlong you hav
Doctor :   the present problems
User :   2 or 3 days
User :   am i ok to drink hot tea?

Doctor :   very much
Doctor :   in fact y9ou have to take hot items
User :   ok
Doctor :   and do steam inhalations and warm water gargles with pinch of salt in it
Doctor :   warm water gargles are done atleast 3 times a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can take the Over the counter lozenges available in your country
User :   ok
User :   what about playing outside?....if i'm playing outside,,am i getting worse?
Doctor :   surely
Doctor :   you worsen it
Doctor :   You should take complete rest for atleast 3 days
User :   ok
Doctor :   otherwise you spread the thing to others
Doctor :   even to your family and friends
User :   ok

Doctor :   take care of your self it is in the start stage if y8ou dont follow what I say you may land up in severe problems
Doctor :   so check out the best way to rest and hot food and warm water gargles
Doctor :   if you have cough with sputum starting
Doctor :   then it is better checked with the doctor
User :   ok

User :   thanks
Doctor :   did you fill the feedback form i sent
Doctor :   you
Doctor :   You can take Claritin tablets
Doctor :   which doesnt need doctor prescription
Doctor :   thrice per day
User :   ok, i did the feedback

Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting us
Doctor :   bye
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