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Coughing 10 months baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
Doctor :   hi are you back?
User :   i want to ask u about my son aged 10 months
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
Doctor :   ok
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please proceed with your query
User :   problem is cough
Doctor :  
ok
User :   no fever so far
Doctor :  
ok
User :   activity is normal but little irritating
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i am giving him amoxicilline drops since 2 days
Doctor :  
ok
User :   with traxine cough 2.5 ml
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ok
User :   but still he is coughing
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ok
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is the cough reduced from th beginning? or is it same?
User :   when there is coughing he vomits cough
Doctor :   ok
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what is the color of th vomited cough?
User :   first it was dry now it is liquid
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ok
User :   color is like milk
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does he have cold, running nose or sneezing ?
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ok
User :   ya
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are you giving him something for cold also?
User :   sinarest drops
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ok that is fine
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does he have breathing difficulty? does he have blocked nose? does he have any sound in chest?
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how many times a day are you giving him the amoxicillin drops?
User :   no but hissing breathing sound
Doctor :  
ok
User :   3 times
User :   1 ml each
Doctor :  
ok
User :   should i give him any higher antibiotics like cefixime?
Doctor :  
no not at the moment
User :   ok
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you can continue the amoxicillin drops for another three days and see
User :   ok
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and after three days if still he is not better, then he will need a physical examination done by a pediatrician
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to see what is going on
User :   ok
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he may also need an chest x-ray done if the cough is too bad at that time
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else only a change of antibiotic will do
User :   ok
Doctor :  
you van continue given the amoxicillin drops as 2.5 ml three times a day
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and the cough syrup also three to four times a day
User :   ok
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and give him
User :   ok
Doctor :  
a syrup that has cetrizine in it, instead of sinarest
User :   ya tell the brand
Doctor :  
you can use Lecet syrup
User :   ok
User :   for cough?
Doctor :  
for cough you can continue the traxine cough 2.5 ml, four times a day
User :   ok
User :   should i give lecet syrup + traxin at a time?
Doctor :   no

Doctor :  
try to give atleast 10-15 mins break
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between the two
User :   ok
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   any throat shothing solutions?
Doctor :   you can give Relent syrup
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2.5 ml three times a day
User :   is it for throat?
Doctor :  
yes
User :   ok
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   ok thanks a lot
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   may i know ur name sir?
Doctor :   you can give your son warm water/fluids also for soothing the troat
User :   ya
Doctor :  
I am Dr. AAAAAAA here
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and also keep him warm always
User :   ya
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preferably make him wear socks always
User :   ya
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Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   it happened due to train journey
Doctor :   ok
User :   ya i have filled the form
Doctor :  
you need to be careful when going out with the baby
User :   ya
Doctor :  
keep warm always, to avoid such future episodes
User :   ya
Doctor :  
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User :   thank u madam god bless u
Doctor :   God bless you and your family too.
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