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Have sore throat and dry cough. What do you advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Dec-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor:good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:ive got an bad throat
User:sore, completely dried alwys
Doctor:since when?
User:from d past week
Doctor:any other associated symptoms
Doctor:like fever, dry cough
User:no fever
User:jus this dry cough
Doctor:Take syrup Tusq D 10ml at bed time daily for a week
Doctor:Also, chew strepsils to soothen your throat
Doctor:Meanwhile, drink only warm fluids orally
Doctor:Do not consume cold foods
User:Ohh okay
Doctor:Do warm salt water gargling at least twice daily
Doctor:Take bland diet with spice and oil
Doctor:get well soon
User:this flem is kinda killing mee
User:anything of that sort ?
Doctor:The syrup will take care of it
Doctor:Nothing to worry
User:Glad, thanks doc :)
Doctor:my pleasure
User:Have a gr8 day :)
Doctor:you too
Doctor:bye for now
User:1 last question !
User:bfore i could leave
Doctor:ask me
User:how long shud a person sleep for a day??
User:i mean in the night
Doctor:a minimum of 6 hours in the night
User:any time frame?
User:ok, and right below my eye lashes ive got dry skin
User:is this coz i dont cry?
User:its been ages since i tears
Doctor:It is kind of fungal infection
User:wt to do?
User:to get off this dry skin
Doctor:You need to wipe the eye lashes and the surrounding area with a cotton dipped in warm water with salt
Doctor:This, you must do thrice daily for 3 weeks
User: XXXXXXX that !
Doctor:in the nights, you can apply, simple moisturizer like Vaseline
User:but vaseline might give me black colored skin right?
Doctor:it does not
User:Hmmm !
Doctor:You can use any moisturizer for that like Nivea
User:Ohh ok ok, that will do
Doctor:whichever you are comfortable with
Doctor:I use Nivea
User:Hahahaha :D
User:ur basically from?
User:whic place uve put up
Doctor:KR puram
User:Okay, any suggestion to turn lips pink color
User:i heard the lime
User:is that true?
Doctor:do you smoke?
User:naaa !
Doctor:fruits help a lot for this
Doctor:You can use a lip cream with sun protection factor too
User:cud u name any
Doctor:Strawberrys are good
Doctor:So are the oranges
Doctor:and apply
User:Ohh, wt if smoking?? and then?
Doctor:You can try Nivea strawberry lip gloss with SPF 40
Doctor:The stains are usually permanent
Doctor:Stays permanently
User:if smoking is it
Doctor:if smoking, the darkening is permanent
User:Ohh ok ok !
User:Thnks :)
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:Good day
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