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Dry cough,cold from 15days - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
are you there AAAAAAA
User :   ya
Doctor :  
pls roceed with your query
User :   ya

User :  
i was speakin 2 a doc
User :   wen i got dc

Doctor :  
yes u can continue
User :  
i was sayin tht i catch a cold
User :  
thn it does nt go
User :  
like this time
User :  
i got dry cough 15 days bak
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
and now it still persists
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
and now i get sput
User :  
and running nose
User :  
it does nt go
User :  
24 f
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
no allergies
User :  
and yes
Doctor :  
any headache is there
User :  
was vwry susceptible to cold as a kid
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
now less often
User :  
but once caught does nt go
User :  
used 2 hve last week
User :  
now not thr
User :  
ie headache
User :  
now i feel sput is blocking my throat
Doctor :  
any irritation in throat
User :   YA

User :  
not exactly irritation
User :  
but semi solid blocking the throat
Doctor :  
do you have any sinus problem
User :   no

Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
did u do any test
User :  
4
User :   ?

Doctor :   XXXXXXXX did yu do any test for cold
Doctor :  
hi are yu there
User :   ya

User :  
no
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
how many days in a week do yu have cold
User :   not regularly

User :  
i got it as an infection in office
User :  
i had not caught cold 4 4/5 months now
Doctor :   are yu allergic to AC
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
no
Doctor :  
do yu have fever
Doctor :  
or cough
Doctor :  
is it dry
User :   i had headache last week

Doctor :   ok
User :  
now my cough has turned frm dry 2 sput one
Doctor :  
what is the color of sputum
Doctor :   is it yellow
User :  
white
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
any difficulty in swallowing
User :   no

Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
let me explain your condiion
User :   ok

Doctor :  
its the infection of the upper airways
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
but this is getting transferred to lower airways
Doctor :  
i will give yu few diet tips to over come it
User :   ok

Doctor :  
yu also nee a course of antiboitics
Doctor :  
are yu allergic to any tablets
User :   no

Doctor :  
do yu have any medical illness
User :   no

Doctor :   1. need to gargle with REXIDIN PLUS soln 2 times a day
Doctor :  
for 3-4 days
Doctor :  
onein morning and one in evening
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or night
User :   after food

Doctor :  
2. morning before breakfast
Doctor :  
but nite after dinner
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
next is yu need steam inhalation with vicks respules
Doctor :  
atleast once in a day
Doctor :   Syrup. Brozedex 10 ml 3 times a days
Doctor :  
for 4 days
Doctor :  
hi are yu there
User :  
is it otc
User :  
?
Doctor :  
yes its otc
Doctor :  
please fill the feed back form
Doctor :  
have yu filled the feed back form
User :   YA

Doctor :  
thanks
User :  
wen generally i get first signs of cold wat do i do
User :  
?
Doctor :   yes i will guide yu
Doctor :  
its better to avoid dust
Doctor :  
or any allergens
Doctor :   avoid cold foods
Doctor :  
take plenty of green leafy veg
Doctor :  
that will improve your immunity
Doctor :  
to fight against the infection
Doctor :  
yu can take TAB. Levocet 5 mg once daily
Doctor :  
when yu have running nose or cold
Doctor :  
is that ol
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
is there any thing else i can help u with
User :   after foof

User :  
food
User :  
?
Doctor :  
yes its after food
Doctor :  
please fill the feed back
Doctor :  
not to worry
Doctor :  
most of the cold is due to viral infection
Doctor :  
allergy
Doctor :  
so if yu avoid it
Doctor :  
prevention is better than cure
User :   ok

User :  
r u thr
Doctor :  
fill the feed back form
Doctor :  
please
User :   ya done tht

Doctor :  
yes i am there
User :  
general tips 4 eyecare
User :  
18 hrs in front of laptop
User :  
each day
Doctor :   proceed
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will help u
User :  
NO no prbs as such
Doctor :  
1) need relaxation exercise for eyes
User :  
generally
User :  
i do few
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
circular movements of eye balls
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
plus diaginal cross movements
Doctor :  
thats good
Doctor :  
continue to do the same
Doctor :  
apply cucumber or potato pcs over the eyes for 20 - 30 min
User :   ok

Doctor :   even the cloth or cotton kept in the freezer
Doctor :  
then apply it over the eyes
Doctor :  
take more papaya, cucumber, pumpkin
Doctor :  
they are particularly good for eyes
Doctor :  
reduce the cosmetics
Doctor :  
is that ok
Doctor :  
hi are yu there
User :   ya

Doctor :  
please correctly asses the doctor and fill the feed back form your valuable feed back will help us to serve yu better
Doctor :  
is there any thing else i can help u with
User :   ya

Doctor :  
thanks
Doctor :   please fill the feed back
Doctor :  
form
User :   filed

Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now.
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