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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   HEY
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Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   I have arunny nose and iritated throat and it feels like something
User :   is
User :   draining downmy throat
Doctor :   since when you are having these symptoms?
User :   and i have a cough
Doctor :   is there fever associated?
User :   it started yesterday and i have no fever but at times i be hot then cold
Doctor :   is the cough associated with sputum production? if yes what is the color and quantity of sputum produced?
User :   when i cough nothin comes up i jut clear my throat alot
User :   my chest feels very weird
Doctor :   ok. please describe the chest symptoms in detail.
User :   when i breathe it feels as if its gettin tight then i cough
Doctor :   ok. the symptoms you describe are suggestive of irritative cough due to post nasal drip
Doctor :   this can be confirmed by an examination done by ENT specialist or your doctor
Doctor :   and once confirmed appropriate treatment started
Doctor :   meanwhile follow these steps: Doctor :   1) Do warm salt water gargling 2-4 times a day
Doctor :   2) have honey 1tsp with pepper powder and tulsi leaf juice (2 drops) about 2-3 times a day
Doctor :   3) steam inhalation 2 times a day to relieve chest congestion
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