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Persisting cough after an infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-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.
User :   hi doc, i have a persistent cough
User :   for couple of monthe .. i do not cough but there is congestion
User :   and it has become second nature now
User :   took antibiotics also for some time but of no avail .. after a week it resurfaced
User :   hello... r u there :-)
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Please proceed
Doctor :   As your infection has resolved and you have taken antibiotics so there
Doctor :   is nothing to worry
Doctor :   The cough will take at least 2-3 weeks to subside after an infection

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