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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   Hi doctor
User :   I have very bad cough since last week
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
what are the symptoms that you are having?
User :   i am unable to breath properly, cos both my nose got blocked
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
are you having fever?
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are you having cough with sputum production?
User :   no but have terrible body pain
User :   i am getting pain in my throat while shallowing food
User :   Ya have cough with sputum
Doctor :  
what is the color of the sputum that you are bring out?
User :   yellow
Doctor :   is there chest pain/discomfort while coughing?
User :   no
Doctor :  
is there breathing difficulty associated?
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what medications have you tried uptil now for this?
User :   ya becouse my nose is blocked
Doctor :  
ok
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are you taking any medications now?
User :   not exactly
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will suggest you few things to do. this will give you relief
User :   sure
Doctor :   are you having flu symptoms like cold? running nose? headache?
User :   no running nose
User :   i can say blocked nose
Doctor :  
take Tab. Sumo Clod or Tab Allerid Cold one tablet, two times a day for three days
Doctor :  
use Otrivin-Saline drops for nose block
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two drops in each nostril
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two times a day
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for three days
Doctor :  
take TusQ lozenges for cough
User :   tablets after food or before food
Doctor :   tablets are to be taken after food
User :   TusQ lozenges is it a syrup ?
Doctor :  
take Syrup Grilinctus one tablespoon 2-3 times aday as needed
Doctor :  
no it is not a syrup[
Doctor :  
it is something like Strepsils, but medicated
User :   ok
Doctor :  
do steam inhalation two times a day with Karvol plus in it
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do warm salt water gargling atleast two times a day
Doctor :  
do these for three days
Doctor :  
if sputum color remains yellow, or if you develop fever, you will need a physical examination to be done
Doctor :  
and also a sputum examination, with culture and sensitivity
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   YA
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no doctor thanks a lot for your time.
Doctor :  
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