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Running nose , sneezing and watery eyes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   I have running nose, watery eyes and slight pain in throat.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
since when you are having these symptoms?
User :   today is the third day
User :   day before the symptoms were very mild, just running nose
User :   since yesterday I have sneezing, running nose, watery eyes and due to sneezing i guess pain in the throat
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
what other symptoms do you have?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
is there throat irritation?
User :   yesterday night I have 99 degree F fever and i took crocin.. today its normal
Doctor :  
ok
User :   no there is no throat irritation or cough,, just slight pain while swallowing
Doctor :  
ok
User :   seems like common cold as 2-3 people in my team at office were also having cold
Doctor :  
take Tab. Allerid Cold one tablet two times a day after food for 3 days
Doctor :  
and do warm salt water gargling to relieve throat symptoms
Doctor :  
so gargling atleast twice a day
Doctor :  
if the symptoms do not resolve in 3 days time
User :   ok, I am already doing salt water gargle
Doctor :  
you should get the nose and throat examined by a ENT specialist, and possibly start a antibiotic as prescribed by him/her
Doctor :  
have you followed what i have said?
User :   i understand, I will consult an ENT if things do not improve in next 2 days
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   any other precaution to be taken
User :   in diet
Doctor :   diet can continue to be as usual
Doctor :  
just avoid curd,
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bananas, orange
Doctor :  
lemon, and rice
Doctor :  
use more of wheat products
User :   ok thanks a lot
Doctor :   take green leafy veg, and beans, and other foods that contain more of protein
Doctor :  
drink plenty of water
Doctor :  
it will help you to flush out the infection
User :   can i drink milk ?
Doctor :  
yes you can, it should be warm
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   thanks. i guess you have answered all my queires
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User :   bye
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :  
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