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Persistent cough. History of viral fever. No relief from antibiotics. Advice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hi..i have been suffering from a persistent cough for more than a month.
User:had a viral fever in between and took two courses of antibiotics for 5 days each
User:but the cough refuses to go
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Do you produce sputum while coughing?
Doctor:How is your appetite?
Doctor:Have you lost weight recently?
User:mostly dry between it was with sputum but not now son caught a bug from day care and brought it into the house and now everybody has it..all have undergone antibiotic treatments twice but not of any use
Doctor:I understand your concern.
Doctor:I would like to know some more details to comment further.
Doctor:How is your appetite?
Doctor:Have you lost weight?
User:no havent lost weight
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