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Medicine for cold and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Dear User, You have started the test chat with our doctor. The duration of the test chat is 5 minutes. After the trial period, you will be redirected to the Payment page
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   Yes
User :   I am suffering with cold & feeling bit feverish...
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   Taken zylcold,crocin
User :   I am 28, Male, Single
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   No...nothing
Doctor :   The common cold is a viral infection that affects the upper airways including the nose, voice box, throat, windpipes and the lungs. There are more than two hundred viruses that can cause colds
Doctor :   The symptoms of common cold include sneezing, a scratchy throat, a stuffy nose, coughing, etc.
User :   Yes
Doctor :   There is no cure for the common cold but managing symptoms is the best that can be done for the cold, as there is no specific treatment. Antibiotics will not cure colds, as they are caused by viruses

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