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Have cough, cold, headache and body pain. What could be the cause? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Jul-2013
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User:i have got bad cold
User:my nose is running,headache, body pain
User:and cough also
Doctor:Sorry I was on other call with patient
Doctor:Since how long?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:past two days
Doctor:Do you get these symptoms frequently?
User:Its just been two days that I am suffering
Doctor:It might be due to viral infection
Doctor:It usually lasts from 3 to 7 days
User:today is the 3rd day
Doctor:Yeah. For symptomatic relief, please do steam inhalation twice a day
Doctor:Also improve the amount of water you take
Doctor:Take Paracetamol tablet 500 mg, if you have fever or headache
User:I do not have fever
User:but cough is at s bad state
User:my voice has changed completly
Doctor:There, try doing oral gargles with warm and salt water
Doctor:If it does not improve in 2 days, you may need antibiotics and cough syrup
User:Thank you
Doctor:Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting.Bye for now.
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