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Medicine for dry cough and fever in a high BP patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   My mother, age 59y, is having dry cough for last 2 weeks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any fever?
User :   what should we do
Doctor :   does she have any other health problems?
User :   iniially 99.5 for 1 week but not now. she takes regular medicine for high BP - Hipres-50 & zevitt. one tab daily
Doctor :   is she taking any medications for this right now?
Doctor :   for the cough?
User :   not for last 3 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what medications has she taken for this?
Doctor :   can you give their names if possible?
User :   doctor has given medicine on his own. we do not know the names
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   she probably had an infection
Doctor :   as the fever reduced
Doctor :   it usually takes more time for the cough to decrease
Doctor :   atleast 2 weeks
Doctor :   is she using any medication for cough?
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   is she using any medication for cough?
User :   yes there occurred some problem with internet.
Doctor :   ok
User :   she is not taking any medicine for cough right now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was she given any cough syrup previously?
User :   coscopin for one day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she a diabetic?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then she can use a cough syrup called Syp. Ascoril-D
Doctor :   2tsfs twice a day
Doctor :   for a week
Doctor :   ask her to avoid cold water
Doctor :   cold air
Doctor :   dust and pollution
Doctor :   if the cough worsens inspite of this she may need to get a chest xray done
Doctor :   were any investigations done?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was she given any antibiotics?
Doctor :   she can Coscopin syp also
Doctor :   take Coscopin syp also
User :   nrflox for 5 days and enterogermina for loose motions during first week of illness
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as the fever has now subsided
Doctor :   the cough usually takes time to resolve
Doctor :   there is usually nothing to worry
Doctor :   just ask her to continue taking the cough syrup i gave you
Doctor :   for a week
User :   Should she continue with Coscopin or she should take the Syrup u have suggested
Doctor :   any syrup is ok
Doctor :   coscopin causes more sleep
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   thanks for ur advice
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   now for myself
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000 pls confirm your details
Doctor :   ok
User :   i m 35 y old. i have tonsilitis, low Hb and hairfall problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   first the tonsillitis
User :   i confirm my details
Doctor :   do you have tonsillitis now?
Doctor :   ok
User :   since childhood
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you having it now at present?
User :   it persists if I consume anything from outside or something sour
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can get them operated whenever you dont have an attack
Doctor :   meanwhile you can drink plenty of fluids
Doctor :   hot fluids
User :   anything else as some people say these appear again after the operation
Doctor :   like soup, coffee, tea
Doctor :   it doesnt reappear after surgery
User :   ok
Doctor :   you should also gargle with warm water and salt
Doctor :   and give voice rest
Doctor :   get yourself evaluated by an ENT surgeon
Doctor :   to plan for surgery
Doctor :   now the low hb
Doctor :   what is the hb%
User :   he has also suggested for operation which takes around 30 min
Doctor :   yes
User :   hb 8
Doctor :   surgery is a good option
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   first you should have more salads, green leafy vegetables
Doctor :   and citrus fruits
Doctor :   you can also take a supplement called GNC PHARMA xxxxx
Doctor :   1 tab daily
Doctor :   its a good natural supplement
Doctor :   For Details Visit and Buy the product at www. xxxxx. xxxxx
Doctor :   check your hb% after one month
Doctor :   if the % does not improve then you can undergo a haemogram
Doctor :   which would determine the cause
User :   I can't take citrus due to tonsillitis. Moreover, I can't take any iron syrup as i suffer from loose mtions as a result
Doctor :   women's iron complete is more a natural supplement
Doctor :   than an iron syrup
Doctor :   you should always take the tabs after food before bedtime
Doctor :   citrus fruits do not worsen tonsillitis
User :   what is haemogram , from where can I have it and hw much it wil cost
Doctor :   they enhance iron absorption in the body
Doctor :   haemogram shouw the nature of your blood cells and several other parameters
Doctor :   you can get it done at any reputed lab
Doctor :   THYROCARE is good and well reputed
Doctor :   you can find it at a place nearer to you
Doctor :   at WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   you need to eat a more balanced and healthy diet
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as for the hair fall
Doctor :   how long are you suffering from it?
User :   since Class VII
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u need to take more proteins in your diet
Doctor :   take more eggs, milk, lea meat
Doctor :   dal, soya
User :   i m vegetarian
Doctor :   also u should avoid tying your hair tightly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   soy milk and tofu are good options
Doctor :   you should avoid using harsh chemicals
Doctor :   on your hair
User :   what is tofu & from where can I get it
Doctor :   in any super market
User :   I m not applying any chemicals on my hair
Doctor :   it tastes like panneer
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   oil massage is known to help
User :   which oil & shampoo
Doctor :   also avoid sun exposure
Doctor :   coconut oil is good
User :   ok
Doctor :   any herbal shampoo is good
Doctor :   avoid stress
User :   Ayur
Doctor :   by relaxation
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you can also consult a dermatologist
Doctor :   or trichologist
Doctor :   for further treatment
Doctor :   if the fall doesnt reduce
Doctor :   i also suggest GNC PHARMA xxxxx
Doctor :   I TAB / DAY
Doctor :   after food
User :   can I take both tags together
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   they are two different supplements
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   abt constipation
Doctor :   ok
User :   pls suggest
Doctor :   since when are you having this problem?
User :   since childhood
Doctor :   you should take more natural fibres in the diet
Doctor :   you should drink atleast 2-3 glasses of luke warm water
Doctor :   every morning
Doctor :   you shoul take more natural fibre in your diet
Doctor :   like salads
Doctor :   and fruits
User :   like
Doctor :   also regular physical exercise helps
Doctor :   green leafy vegetables and any raw vegetable
Doctor :   eat whole grains
Doctor :   like whole wheat bread instead of regular bread
User :   which kind of exercise
Doctor :   whole rice instead of polished rice
Doctor :   walking, treadmill
Doctor :   aerobics
Doctor :   yoga also helps
Doctor :   relieves stress too
Doctor :   avoid using medicines for that
Doctor :   as your bowel habits may change
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no thanks a lot lot for sparing ur valuable time and experience
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   Bye
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