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Frequent cold and throat infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   How can I help ou
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   ya..
Doctor :   Do you have any medical query
User :   hello doctor..
Doctor :   or just checking
Doctor :   Please carry on
User :   ya...
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting for our service.
Doctor :   so be fast
User :   ya..
User :   actually I cathch cold frequently..
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   and throat infection also..
Doctor :   ok
User :   age 24 occ:sw engineer,gender fe..
User :   I am unmarried
Doctor :   Do you cough and cold
Doctor :   during that time
User :   ya...and the cold and cough last for more than 10 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   no...but I have taken alcohol 5/6 times in 2 years...but not regularly
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Allergies?Any Operations If so why?
User :   the quantity is also very less...
User :   no...but now a days I am becoming fat also...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have allergies
Doctor :   to cold, food
Doctor :   dust, smoke
User :   no I don't have any kind of allergies as per my knowladge..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you see the doctor during any episode
User :   but my skin is also becomin rough and dry day by day...
Doctor :   ok
User :   no...almost 2 years ago I consulted a doctor..
User :   there was some little problem regarding my heart...he referred an injection in a month for that..
Doctor :   do you mean once in 3 weeks
Doctor :   and is it penidure LA
User :   ya....
Doctor :   ok were you anytime done ASO titres
User :   ya...i think it was that...
User :   I don't have any idea about ASO titres
Doctor :   Please confirm the details YYYY@YYYY
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Doctor :   are they correct
User :   ya...correct
Doctor :   Does the doctor any time say that you have problem in valves in hte heart
User :   ya...he said like that only...he told about some membrain on valves of the heart...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   seems that there was streptococcal sore throat infection
Doctor :   in your child hood
Doctor :   and that had left some impressions onthe heart
Doctor :   that might be the reason why you get recurrent infections
Doctor :   You can only prevent them
User :   ok...
User :   so what should I do now??
Doctor :   First thing is your intake of water and food
Doctor :   which should be hygienic as possible
Doctor :   because thy are the prime things
Doctor :   for the infections
Doctor :   always drink boiled and cool water
Doctor :   never go out in cold
Doctor :   and always eat hot foot
Doctor :   and with less fried foods
User :   ok...will you suggest any medicine?
Doctor :   do yu have cold and cough right now
User :   no...
Doctor :   there is no medicine to prevent it
Doctor :   but the personal hygiene like brushing twice
Doctor :   and cleaing the tongue
User :   but when it happens i take general medicines like dcold,cough syrup etc..
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   those are right
Doctor :   when you have those symptoms
User :   is this ok to take all those medicines??
Doctor :   you can logon and chat
Doctor :   and we can
Doctor :   give you some
Doctor :   those are right
Doctor :   that is the only way
Doctor :   then
Doctor :   ple fill the feedback form
User :   ya..i filled..thanks a last question that heart isuue is a serious one?
Doctor :   it may not if yuo make sure
Doctor :   that you take the injection as directed
Doctor :   and any other illness please see the doctor
Doctor :   before the symptoms get worsened
Doctor :   the penidure is take for 5 yr or till the 18 yrs of age
Doctor :   which ever is later
User :   i took that injection for 6 months only...for last one year I am not taking that..
User :   should I start taking it again??
Doctor :   did the doctor asked you stop
Doctor :   when did yu last consult him
User :   ya...he asked to take 6 times and I took like that only...
Doctor :   ok
User :   I last consulted him almost more than one years ago...
Doctor :   Follow him again
Doctor :   and re evaluate
User :   and after stopping the injection I didn't consult him again..
Doctor :   it should not be a problem
Doctor :   but rechecking is important
Doctor :   before you land up in more damaged situation
User :   ok...I will do that...thanks a lot...
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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