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Cough often, dry, during travelling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi srilu
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hi
User :   Actually my husband is getting cough often?
Doctor :   ok

User :   I am not sure wat is happeing?
Doctor :   ok
User :   and if he take tablets for 2 days
User :   it will go off
Doctor :   How often does your husband get cough/ how long has it been?
User :   i will tell u the situation when he will get also
Doctor :   ok
User :   when we travel to any other places like then we come back to he is getting like severe
Doctor :   How old is he and what work does he do?

User :   when he take tablets it will go off with in 2 days

User :   he is 25 and he will be infornt of computer always
User :   max 10 hrs per day
Doctor :   Does he have any other health problems like astham/ bronchitis?

User :   Nope
Doctor :   Does he smoke or drink alcohol?
User :   Nope but very rare like once in a
Doctor :   So, he gets the problem only when he is ine?
User :   ya when we travel and came back

Doctor :   Does he get any sneezing/ running nose?
User :   even some times it will like that for me also

User :   no no only cough will be that too dry cough
Doctor :   Is it more severe in cold weather/ winter?

User :   recently when we went to my native and we came back here we both got the same way

User :   i lost in 1 day but it was there for him 2days
User :   no cold weather is there
Doctor :   what time does the cough start or is more- day/ night?
User :   some times in the day but will be severe in night times
Doctor :   What medicines does he take?

Doctor :   Does he have breathing difficulty with the cough?
User :   some tablets from the medical shop

User :   no no
Doctor :   ok
User :   only the cough like vere severe
User :   with big sounds
Doctor :   Have you consulted a doctor for this problem?
User :   no

Doctor :   From what you have told me- it is most probably allergic cough

Doctor :   becuase of the pollutuion and cold weather here
Doctor :   You should see a doctor for a physical examination- when your husband has a cough
User :   ok and in my case why i got like i have observed is i consumed very less water

Doctor :   yes

User :   definatley we will
Doctor :   drinking less water- makes your mucus in the repiratory tract thick
User :   and i more issue is there can i?
Doctor :   of course

Doctor :   Make sure your husband drinks 2 ltrs of water every day

User :   like before he is used to get the ear pain left ear
User :   once we went to sagar appollo hosp
Doctor :   oko

User :   he gave some ear drops and he told that if it is not going to then we have to do the opeartion
User :   after used that he has not got again

User :   now he is ok
User :   do we need to go for the opearation?
Doctor :   do you remember what the problem with the ear was?
User :   like he is not able to listen some words and it is used to pain
User :   nothing will come out from the ear
Doctor :   How long ago was this?
User :   1 yr back
Doctor :   If you have the reports pls ask your husband to e-mailit to us at
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
User :   i belive we dont have

User :   that is before marr.
Doctor :   Once I see the reports , we will call you back
Doctor :   ok
User :   then do u want us to again and check it out?

Doctor :   Surgery is usually advised only if
Doctor :   there was an ear infection with
Doctor :   a hole in the ear drum
User :   ok but he is ok now
Doctor :   Do you remeber if there was such a problem?
User :   he is able to listen and there is no pain
Doctor :   ok
User :   there is no hole i belive

Doctor :   If he does not have pain/ anyu other problem
Doctor :   iyts allright
Doctor :   But go to a different ENT for a routine check up once
User :   definately
Doctor :   just to be sure

User :   definately

Doctor :   you can consult him about the cough as well
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can Help you with?
User :   the same doctor i can go?
User :   nothing else
User :   Thank u so much
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   its better you take a second opinion
User :   Different doctor
Doctor :   yes
User :   Thank u so much
Doctor :   you are welcome

Doctor :   thanks for consulting HC
Doctor :   byr for now
User :   Thank u
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