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Medicine to get relief from cold, cough and mild fever? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hi Doctor
User:Am suffering from cold cough
User:had light fever yesterday
User:but after taking dolo 650
User:fever is okay
User:but cold cough is stil there
User:i took steam as well today
Doctor:are u using any lozenges ?
Doctor:you can use cough lozenges like vicks or strepsils , to help your cough
Doctor:In addition, you can also use Himalaya Cough syrup, 2-3 times a day
Doctor:this will help in relief of your cough
User:i had two strepsils yesterday
User:didn't help much
Doctor:strepsils can be taken, any time, you have a cough or throat irritation
Doctor:they help to reduce the symptoms , and relieve your discomfort
Doctor:taking just 2 a day, might not be useful
User:okay. there is no as such throat irritation today
Doctor:your symptoms are due to viral infection
Doctor:they usually subside with time and symptomatic management
Doctor:take 1-2 days of rest and also take Disprin, tab 2 -3 times a day instead of Dolo
Doctor:this has a anti inflammatory action, so it will help in healing
Doctor:you can have some ginger tea with honey too, to reduce your symptoms
User:i will follow
User:i have watery throat as well
User:would this be handy
Doctor:yes, it will be helpful too
Doctor:all your symptoms can come down with the measures suggested
User:sure . i will follow.
User:thank you
Doctor:You are very welcome
Doctor:take care and good night
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