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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I m getting cough too regularly
User :   i m a smoker
Doctor :   since how many years?
Doctor :   your Age: ; Occupation
User :   24; student
User :   3 years
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   do you have any medical illness?
User :   nthng
User :   but if i get a gap between each cig., i m getting cough
Doctor :   is it dry or do you produce any sputum along with it?
User :   sputum
Doctor :   phlegm
User :   now wats dat
Doctor :   sticky substance that comes out when you cough
Doctor :   do you bring out any thing when you cough
User :   yes
User :   sometimes black in color
Doctor :   how much? is it always
Doctor :   there when ever you cough
User :   yes
Doctor :   how much?
Doctor :   about the size of a coin may be
User :   yes
Doctor :   since when are you bringing that
Doctor :   out?
User :   3 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any examinations that you have gone thru or investigations?
Doctor :   for the same condition.
User :   no
Doctor :   do you get cough in the night also
User :   no
Doctor :   do you have any breathlessness
Doctor :   like you feel you need to gasp for air
User :   wat is dat
User :   no
Doctor :   air hunger
Doctor :   ok
User :   no but i get migrane very often
Doctor :   k
User :   for which doctors say it is due to stress
Doctor :   you will need to take an X-ray and some antibiotic
User :   ok
Doctor :   that will be after a culture and sensitivity of the black substance that you produce
User :   but y is it so cough
Doctor :   sinec thereare a few things that i can syspect
User :   ok carry on
Doctor :   it could be Bronchiectasis, Pneumoconiosis, or just a lung infection
Doctor :   these will need to be clarified with the investigations
Doctor :   any infection of the lung you will produce sputum and have cough.
Doctor :   ru there
User :   yes i m
Doctor :   pls fill this form form me and tell me when done
User :   done
User :   All the best for your future
User :   Nice concept
Doctor :   is there any thing else
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User :   i mean thru Orkut
Doctor :   After I close the window, There is a button to import contacts from your email ID's. Please refer your friends with a click of the button.
User :   Let the Word of mouth catch the pulse
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   ok bye
Doctor :   bye
Doctor :   request yoi to refer as many as possible
User :   ok
Doctor :   bye for now.
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