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Cough and cold in 8 month old baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   Hi Doc!
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My son is having cold since a couple of days
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and from the past 2-3 days he has started coughing badly
User :   Can you suggest something?
Doctor :   Yes

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Is he running temperature?
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What is his age?
User :   no not at all

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just coughing
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he is 8.5 months old
Doctor :   Do you have some medicines at home ?
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Which one?
Doctor :  
Since he is suffering from last two days with cold and cough it could be an upper respiratory tract infecton
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It seems you moved out of the chat
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Please login for medical queries
User :   yes...
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i am back
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Since he is suffering from last two days with cold and cough it could be an upper respiratory tract infecton
Doctor :   I suggest you see a Doctor for a prescription of drug
Doctor :   as he needs an antibiotic for it

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More over children needs a specific dose according to the weight
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which are better calculated on physical examinatin
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User :   Sorry Doc.

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system got hanged
Doctor :   Ok
User :  
oh ok...
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So I shall see a phiysician for him...
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Never try medicines on your own
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to children
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Yes I understand.
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as a small dose can prove harmful for them
User :  
So, doctor exactly what kind of queries can be resolved on this chat?
Doctor :   All types of queries are answered by Doctors
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They actually say whether you neeed to see a Doctor or not
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If yes, whom to see , fix up appnt
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If not, why and which medicine should be taken
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and how many days
User :  
hmm...ok
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anyways, thanks for your help now!
Doctor :   When to see a doctor
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I shall see you later then!
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are all taken care of
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Sure
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hmm...yes'
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User :  
Bye! Have a nice day!
Doctor :   Thanks
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Thanks for consulting us. Bye for now.
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