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Pregnancy and couging - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   hi

User :   how you doing
Doctor :  
I am good
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How are you?
User :   i hope you remember last time i discussed my wife case with u
Doctor :  
Ok can you just hint me
User :   and you suggested to use salt water to gargle and then see if need of antibiotics
User :   if not i can give you a quick update
Doctor :   Yes

Doctor :  
I remember
User :   she is also pregant
Doctor :   Ok

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User :   ok so she seen the doct on wed night
User :   no no
User :   i meant i told u she is preg
User :   dont u rem?
Doctor :   I did not remember she was pregnant

Doctor :  
Ok anyway let us continue
User :   well you must have forgot then
User :   bec we discussed her pregnancy too
User :   anyway
User :   i will ask away
User :   she is pregnant 6 months completed
Doctor :  
yes go ahead
User :   she had this dry cough
User :   very dry cough
User :   but she also has phelgum in her chest area
User :   and she seen doc
User :   who said two things
User :   (pharingyte and also little bronchital)
Doctor :  
Yes it is always important for the pregnant women to see doctor for any medicine they take
Doctor :  
Good you have right thing
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User :   doctor gave the following medicines
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Pharyngitis and Bronchitis
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User :   1. 500 mg Zinoximor twice a day
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User :   2. Prospan Cough syrup (dried XXXXXXXX leaf extract) 10 ml 3 times
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User :   she has taken 4 doses so far (2 days)
User :   but the cure is very slow
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User :   when she coughs her whole body shakes
User :   and phelgunm is coming so little by little
User :   baby is ok when doc seen
User :   but am just askin you
User :   will all be ok?
User :   i heard coughing is very dangerous for the child?
User :   but she cant help it
User :   so you comfort opinions required doc
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Look you have to accept the fact that the cough is tough to be cured in 48 hours
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but you can do the following things
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1) Away from cold, smoke, dust
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as these are irritants
User :   ok
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2) Continue with the gargling
User :   ok
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3) Warm or tepid water for drinking
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that too in mor amounts
Doctor :   Warm water with two spoons of honey in it
User :   ok
User :   got it
User :   but doc , any precaution for baby
User :   she was avoiding cough
User :   and i said
User :   dont do it
User :   let it be natural
Doctor :  
She can cough
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do not suppress
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Nothing shall happen to baby
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just by coughing
User :   inshallah , and thanks doc
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Please let me know the progress while continuing the same medicines
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Pl do not take self medications during pregnancy
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Do not worry about the cough as it cannot affect the pregnancy
User :   thanks doc and i must say
User :   your service is excellent.
User :   i have one comment
User :   but lets not make it
User :   you take care
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Thanks a lot
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