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Cough remedy and liver cirhossis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   am 31 yr old am HBsgpositive
Doctor :   ok
User :   from past few weeks am having heavy caugh any remedy
User :   am taking my regular pills,though its not helping
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   hbsag is a investigation finding
Doctor :   it can be elevated if there is any hepatitis now or had hepatitis some time ago
Doctor :   so when was the time that your test was done?
User :   had it 7 years ago, recently have not gone through any check-up
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so what are you taking ?
Doctor :   for the cough
User :   i have two male kids,,,test was confirmed in second son birth time
User :   nothing for my cough can u pls help.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you taking any tablets for cough?
User :   No...
Doctor :   or syrups?
User :   Just nothing
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   tell me what is the type of cough that you have?
Doctor :   is it dry
User :   very dry,,,and feeling very week too
Doctor :   or with sputum?
Doctor :   ok
User :   have it day and night.
Doctor :   if it is dry cough then it has to be suppresed
Doctor :   but
User :   am sory i didn get you
Doctor :   your liver functions might have been reduced
User :   supresed sence
User :   does that sence that am nearing my last days.
Doctor :   means they may not be functioning to the best
Doctor :   no i dont mean that
User :   what i do as a best remedy
Doctor :   most of the drugs are eliminated from the body by liver
User :   ok
Doctor :   so you need to get liver function tested before you are started on any medicines
User :   what would be the approximate cost,,,
Doctor :   approximately it may be 600
User :   u mean there is no other remedy prior to the tests as its making me feel to dull.
Doctor :   there are
Doctor :   i will advise that
User :   please...
Doctor :   till the time you meet doctor
Doctor :   and i would you meet the doctor at the earliest
User :   sure.
Doctor :   Vicks 44
User :   r u sure that would help.
Doctor :   yes it would
User :   i mean thats a normal cough remedy
Doctor :   yes
User :   Thank you so much Dr. Glad to chat with you today....will arrange to meet the Dr. at the earliest.
Doctor :   please fill this
Doctor :   and say when done
User :   sorry
Doctor :   would you tell how did you get to know about us?
User :   Just a website search
Doctor :   is there any thing that i can help?
User :   I you can be frank...Please tell me whats my approximate time period of living....even after all types of medications....????
User :   Dr. r u there ?
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
Doctor :   that depends on liver prfile
User :   since am having it from past 7 years whts the time limit i can still bare with it
Doctor :   the stage of cirhossis
User :   Alright.
User :   will my regular check ups and pills keep me staple. all the way
Doctor :   it will tell you what are things that you might have take precautions with
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   s dr.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   Would revert somtime later,,,thank you. have a nice day.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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