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Medication for sore throat with dry cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Can I help you
User :   Hi
User :   I've a sore throat
Doctor :   Yes
User :   what medicine should i take ?
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   age-30; occupation-SW professional; ocation-delhi; married with 4 kids
Doctor :   Since how long have you been having a sore throat
User :   2 days
User :   its hurting a little bit if i swallow even my saliva
Doctor :   Do have any other symptoms like running nose,cough or cold
User :   very dry cough
User :   nothing else
Doctor :   Is there anything else like fever
User :   nope
Doctor :   Ok then you can start on Dolo 650 tablets thrice a day
User :   is it antibiotic ?
Doctor :   You can also have a cough syrup if the cough is bothering you a lot
User :   which syrup ?
Doctor :   No its not an antibiotic,you don't need one
Doctor :   Syp Grilinctus 2tsps
User :   can i also know ur credentials ?
Doctor :   I am a quallified Medical professional,I am a GP
User :   and ur name, location, experience etc. I mean how do i trust u ?
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   how do i trust u ?
Doctor :   Would you please stick to medical queries alone?
User :   hmm... whether i can trust the doctor iam consulting, that's a medical query in my opinion
Doctor :   There's little I can do to gain your trust
Doctor :   it's upto you to listen to our medical advice or not.
Doctor :   have a good day.
User :   how do i know whether who iam taling to is a doctor ?
Doctor :   please visit us again or email at YYYY@YYYY . we would like to help you. thanks
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