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Common cold and cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Hello, Proceed with your medical query

User :   i am having this stubborn cold and cough, which refuses to go away even after a week.
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Is it a chronic one or it is a peculiar one this time?
User :   no, its not chronic but it usually surfaces during early morning or at night, rest of the day i am fine.
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Do you have fever,body ache?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
How about nasal discharge, blockage, throat pain and cough?
User :   yeah but i do get these sneezing bouts sometimes
Doctor :   Ok

User :   None of the above...
Doctor :  
Thats fine
Doctor :  
Have you taken/taking any medications?
User :   i tried taking some coldarin and also took doc's medicines for a week
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
What were those?
Doctor :  
If you remember?
User :   no they were not the prescribed ones
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
May I know your age?
User :   27
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
I would like to reconfirm regarding your cough?
Doctor :  
Do you have it?
User :   Its more of the cold...however i feel that due to the cough accumulation, i get a headache
Doctor :   Ok

User :   but its not a running nose....its more of a persistent cold which happens during mornings and nights
Doctor :  
So the main problem at present is sneezing, right?
User :   and the cold bouts which follow that
Doctor :   Cold bouts meaning?

Doctor :   Are you there?

User :   sorry,
Doctor :   No problem

User :   yeah, when i was saying that i get colds during early mornings or late nights...
Doctor :   Ok, I understand

Doctor :  
I will advise you one capsule
Doctor :  
Is it ok with you?
User :   generally during the day, there is a heavy feeling...but constant cold is not there...
User :   yes, please tell me
Doctor :   Capsule Airitis 1 daily in the night for 5 days

Doctor :  
Take it after food
Doctor :   It reduces the sneezing and also liquifies the phlegm(cough)

Doctor :  
and brings it out
User :   should i take it at night
Doctor :   Yes

Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   is it a sulphur drug?
Doctor :   No

Doctor :  
It is a safe one, and no worries
Doctor :  
No allergic reaction as well
User :   Okay i will take it and let you know
Doctor :   Sure

Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   not anyone right now
Doctor :   Ok

User :   when should i contact you again
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
I recommend you to wait for 3 days to see the response
User :   okay, thanks
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?

User :   yes
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   sure, thanks again
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