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Continuous cough with sputum for last 4 months - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   My Mom is suffering from cough. we have been gone through blood, sputum and X-ray test at a hospital, but they said nothing wrong but she still suffering
Doctor :   What was the first symptoms and how did it procedd
Doctor :   Explain me in detail
User :   just nothing but cough, cough and restless cough, that is the only symptom. at first we thought it is due to cold, but it remains the same from past 4 months
Doctor :   Is it dry
Doctor :   or with sputum
User :   it is with sputum
Doctor :   What color is it?
Doctor :   How much sputum every time she coughs out?
Doctor :   Does she have more sputum if she sleeps
User :   usually the sputum is of white color. and it will be around 5-10 ml in quantity, while sleeping also nothing change but the cough will be very high and she just fight a lot to sleep
Doctor :   did she have fever when the cough started 4 months back
Doctor :   What did the doctor diagnose?
Doctor :   Has she been tested for TB
Doctor :   WHat is her age
User :   No she didn't had any fever. And I don't know exactly what are diagnose but at lab they tested sputum, blood and x-ray
User :   she is 45 yrs old
Doctor :   there are hundreds of causes of cough , it is never possible to diagnose the cause of it unless a physical examination is done
Doctor :   I would ask you to go for a second doctor to diagnose the condition
User :   sure. and thanks for your time and suggestion.

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