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Frequently get severe cough and cold, took Azithral, still not recovering. What to do ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:Im suffering with cough since 2 weeks
User:Initially it was like throat infection
User:I took azitrol
Doctor:Ok what is your age, occupation, height and weight
User:24 yrs
Doctor:Who prescribed azithral and did you see a doctor?
User:Software Engg
User:i have asthama and i ofgten get severe cold and cough. Tht is the tab which i usually take
User:when it is severe
User:Height: 169 Cms Weight: 75Kgs
Doctor:Azithral should not be taken at all
Doctor:Since you have Asthma diagnosed long back
Doctor:we need to check if it is frequently recurring
Doctor:Do you smoke?
User:not frequently
Doctor:Do you have cough at night?
User:not often
Doctor:You are overweight by 6 to 8 kg
Doctor:for the height and age
Doctor:You need get an examination with stethescope and might need tests as well like spirometry to understand if the blocking airways is causing
Doctor:So I suggest you to XXXXXXX a Physician to understand the nature of recurring cough
User:and for putting down weight.. any suggestions?
Doctor:You should speak to a Dietitian
Doctor:and get a Diet plan with your food interests
Doctor:If you thoroughly follow it
Doctor:you can lose
Doctor:As such choose food which requires a lot of chewing
Doctor:Do not choose fluid food, melting food
Doctor:Water is essential and you require two glasses more during summer
Doctor:Are you with me?
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
User:no.. thank you :)
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me bye for now
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