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Geneal sickness from past month - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi how are you
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   i am fine
User :   I have been sick for almost a month
Doctor :   ok
User :   coughing, sneezing, the works
User :   i have mucus in the cough as well
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   what colour
User :   I have been taking nyquil, and vaporub but still coughing
User :   yellow/greenish
Doctor :   do u have fever ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   right now i just have a sore throat and cough with mucus thats it
User :   wat do u suggest i do?
Doctor :   it probably is upper respiratory tract infection which will not subside with symptomatic treatment
User :   should i go the doctor
Doctor :   as anitbiotics are presciption drug

Doctor :   u probab;y should go to a physician
Doctor :   as they will provide it
User :   but i feel better its wierd i cant explain
Doctor :   as in?
User :   liek for 3-4 hours im fine and then a cough comes back here and there
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   i understand
Doctor :   its due to inflammation of the mucosa
Doctor :   due to irritation and infection
Doctor :   so i suggest u also gargle with salt water to reduce sre throat if u have any

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