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Cough with whitish tissue. Treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor:How are you doing?
User:Good Evening Doctor
Doctor:Good evening
User:I am good
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:My granma is getting cough with tissue, she does have BP or any other issue
User:Grand mother 55 yrs
Doctor:so does she have whitish material or blood or greenish material in her phlegm
User:whitish only
Doctor:Does she have any fever?
Doctor:OR chest pain, cold or difficulty in breathing?
User:Every thing is fine
User:Please pescribe any medicide to her
Doctor:First thing, she needs to take steam inhalation atleast twice a day
Doctor:Secondly, tablet cetrizine 10 mg once a day should also be good
Doctor:Third, warm saline gargles will help
Doctor:Fourth, some lozenges like strepsils will also help
User:Thank you very much Doctor
Doctor:If the cough worsens or she has fever or chest pain, then she needs to see a physician and get a course of antibiotics
User:no other issues
Doctor:No, even if say 3-4 days later, you think its not getting better
Doctor:Then see a physician in person
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor:Are you there?
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