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Medicines for sore throat and cold - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   may i know your name doctor?
Doctor :  

User :   oh hi doctor
User :   thanks for your help the other time, it really helped
User :   now i have a terrible situation since yesterday
User :   nose running, blocked, opened
Doctor :  
ok
User :   but the main issue is that the nose secretion is internally flowing into the throat
User :   making me so uncomfortable in muy thorat
User :   i have seen a doctore today
Doctor :  
ok
User :   she gave me Aerius (Desloratadine) 5 mg once daiy
User :   thats all
Doctor :  
That is fine
User :   but i am using a cloth to wipe nose and i guess my body water is just drying
User :   terrible feeling
User :   i can not swollow my own saliva
User :   thats it
User :   what i did was 2 days ago i ate a lot of oranges (some what bitter)
Doctor :  
ok
User :   and also drank cold milk
User :   i know i have a sinus issue from childhood
Doctor :  
ok
User :   from dust, perfume
User :   but i have been ok for past 1 year
User :   i used to take naseunax spray before(sort of steroid) but that was some time back
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   now the thing is i took a leave from office
User :   i just want tje siuation to improve
Doctor :  
Do you get sputum or saliva?
Doctor :  
Do you have cough?
User :   there is one medicine which doctore said she could give but i better not go for it. its called clarinase, what it does is dried up everything and then i have big time issue.
User :   no cough
User :   not yellow saliva
User :   bo phelgum
User :   ithcing inside nose
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Do what I say now
Doctor :  
for next 48 hrs
User :   ok
Doctor :  
1) Take Aspirin Dispersible tablet, put it in warm water after it disperses completely
Doctor :  
Gargle your mouth and throat with that water
Doctor :  
The water can be 100ml warm
User :   just plain water?
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
but warm plain water
User :   you aspirin which is dissolved in water that kind?
Doctor :   Do this 4 times a day compulsorily
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :  
Aspirin dispersible is available
User :   3 times a day doc? the aspirin?
Doctor :  
in all medical stores
Doctor :  
4 times a day
Doctor :  
once in 6 hours
User :   ok
Doctor :  
2) Take 100ml of warm water put 1 tsp of salt in it and clean the nose twice a day
User :   what about tea? wife saying she can make tea and put some ginger in it, is that ok?
Doctor :  
Yes this is fine
Doctor :  
too
User :   100 ml means one normal glass?
Doctor :   half the normal glass
User :   3 times?
Doctor :  
2 times a day
Doctor :  
for two days
User :   ok
User :   salty water wont cause bleeding to nose right?
Doctor :  
no
User :   bec i had bleeding issue rarely
Doctor :  
no problem
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Do not rub the nose with fingers
User :   i will do this doc
Doctor :  
just flush the nostril with water
Doctor :  
that is it
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   thanks a lot, you have been grat help
User :   i will
User :   byt
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting us
Doctor :  
Bye for not
Doctor :  
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