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Having cough problem at specific hour of a day. Taking bricarex syrup. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
User:Good evening doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:i have cough for almost more than a month
User:comes up only at specific timings
User:like morning around 7-7:30
User:after food intake
User:irritation wouldbe there for quiet some time
User:and a/c is high in our office so beyond 5:30-6 it starts and stays upto 8:30
Doctor:Is it basically a dry cough?
User:taking bricarex syrup for last one day
User:kind of dry but some times some flum comes
User:not a high flum cough mainly dry and irritation in the throat and chest
User:i had been to kodai XXXXXXX recently for about a week
Doctor:It seems like a seasonal and allergic cough
User:i dint cough even once
Doctor:Bricarex will not be of much help in it
User:oh should i do some test doctor
Doctor:Not really
Doctor:Just an x-ray of the chest should be fine
User:could it be because of tension and stress doctor?
User:ok doctor
Doctor:You will benefit from anti-allergics like Montelukast
Doctor:It is very helpful in treating seasonal and allergic cough
Doctor:Tension and stress may partly contribute to the cough
Doctor:But, it is mainly due to the weather change
User:i am wearing mufler and mittens in office because of chillness of a/c here :(
Doctor:Are you at Bangalore?
User:i am here from last 11 years
User:i have not got affected like this before
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:It does happen at times
Doctor:Keep yourself warm as you are doing now
Doctor:Drink warm water all the time
User:ok doctor
Doctor:Try to stay away from the AC as it can worsen the problem
User:any medication
Doctor:You can probably take a course of Montelukast after consulting your primary care physician
Doctor:It is very effective
Doctor:You should do well soon
Doctor:nothing to worry
User:which doctor i can check here in bangalore
User:where are you put up doctor?
Doctor:You can consult a Pulmonologist or even an XXXXXXX medicine specialist
Doctor:I am near KR puram
Doctor:In Bamgalore
User:ok doctor i stay in malleswaram
User:can u suggest some one doctor?
Doctor:You could go to M. S. Ramaiah hospital
Doctor:It is a good one
User:ok doctor
User:i can call up and take an appointment right
Doctor:you could do that
User:should i take the xray before ?
Doctor: XXXXXXX the specialist first
User:oh ok doctor will do so
Doctor:If it is required, the doctor will order for it
User:sure doctor
Doctor:Hope you are following me
User:will do as u suggest doctor
User:i get it
Doctor:Get well soon
User:thanks doctor
Doctor:do you have more queries?
Doctor:Thank you too
User:it was nice talking to you
Doctor:Same here
User:thanks doctor
User:bye for now
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:Bye for now
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