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Cough and breathing trouble in 86 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hii ..
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   well my grand mother is 86 years of age ..
User :   these days she is suffering from cough ..
User :   even having problem in breathing ..
Doctor :   ok
User :   we are giving her .. nebuliser
Doctor :   ok
User :   n we are using
User :   asthilin and budacort .5 ml
Doctor :   ok
User :   along with it .. we are giving her roxid m
Doctor :   ok
User :   its been .. 5 days .. but very little improvement ...
User :   can u suggest some thing ..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I will help you
User :   also she has lost . lot of weight
Doctor :   The treatment is fine
User :   she is very thin .. arnd 50 kgs ..
Doctor :   no changes regarding the treatment
Doctor :   she just needs time to get better
User :   i guess there is lot of cough held on her .. chest ..
User :   and what will u suggest for her weight loss ...
Doctor :   yes there will be a lot of phlegm in the lungs
User :   any thing which we can give her ..
Doctor :   it needs to get absorbed
Doctor :   or needs to be coughed out
User :   hmm ..
User :   and what about her weight loss ..
User :   one more querry ..
Doctor :   weight loss
Doctor :   in this age is common
Doctor :   she needs evaluation before we can advice her about
Doctor :   the weight loss

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