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Having cough and then cold. Tasted like blood while coughing. What could be the reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-Aug-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
User:Hello Doctor
User:From the past two three weeks
User:i m having cough
User:it started with Cold and then developed into cough
User:the cold went off and the cough eventually subsided
User:it was bad and then it became normal
User:after a week but i still some times cough
User:but when i was coughing i used to taste something like blood
User:even now, when i cough i have a feeling that i m tasting blood
Doctor:It was not completely cured
User:but no visible blood in phlegm
Doctor:You can use Sy TUSQ X / ASCORIL, 10ml for a week
User:it was cured but again i had a very rough day, lot of travelling and felt very cold and then the cough started again
User:whenever the ac is high or something i get a little bit of cold
User:i would take that syrup
Doctor:You can try that for a week
User:but why is that i m tasting blood doctor
User:is that normal
Doctor:while cough is resolving
Doctor:it is common
User:ooh ok
Doctor:Try to inhale steam
Doctor:every day
User:do i need to get my lungs examined or something
Doctor:Yes wait till this week and then if it is yet there
Doctor:you can get to a local doctor
User:ooh ok
Doctor:and get the lungs examined with stethe
User:thank you doctor
User:i would take that syrup
Doctor:Steam inhalation
Doctor:Avoid cold stuff, stay away from the AC vent
Doctor:Keep sipping hot tea, lemon tea
Doctor:Warm milk with pepper at night will help too
Doctor:All the best
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me
Doctor:Bye for now
User:thank you doctor
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