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Home remdy for dry cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   Hi Doctor.
User :   The cold went away in a week or so. but the cough is still there
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   I had a cold and cough a couple of weeks back..
Doctor :   May i know your age please?
User :   31
Doctor :   Are you having fever also?
User :   no fever
Doctor :   Is the cough dry or is productive?
Doctor :   Any sputum in cough?
User :   dry mostly... sputum once or twice in a day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Were you on any medications for cold and ough?
Doctor :   *cough?
User :   was using tantun to gargle ..but that has not helped, no other medications.
Doctor :   Take steam inhalations after dissolving Karvol plus in it 3 to 4 times a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   Avoid cold food items, nuts and coconut
Doctor :   Add a pinch of grounded white pepper in 1 tsp of honey 3 to 4 times a day
User :   white pepper?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes white pepper
Doctor :   If it does not help in a week or so you need to get your throat examined to rule out any infection
User :   Ok, will do that
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
User :   no other issues.. Thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
User :   bye
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