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Severe cold, headache, cough, throat pain. Need medicine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I have severe cold with headache
User:its been 3 days now
User:doesnt seem to go
User:could you please prescribe a medicine
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Can you rate the severity of pain in a scale of 1-10; 10 being the most severe pain you ever had?
Doctor:Is it a throbbing type of pain?
User:its like heaviness and when I get cough, the back of my head aches
User:feels heavy and pain above eyebrows
Doctor:Do you have nausea, vomiting, fever, sorethroat?
Doctor:Have you had similar complaints in the past?
User:slight throat pain
User:well dint get a cold for a long time
User:wen I get its pretty similiar
User:it usually goes away with home remedies
User:may be the weather is causisng not to go away
Doctor:What home remedies you would try to treat such headaches in the past?
User:may be apply some balm and steaming
Doctor:You seem to be suffering with sinus inflammation. Cold and throat inflammation may have triggered it.
User:I have slight ear pain too
Doctor:You can try steaming with Karvol plus capsule or vicks added to the warm water.
User:okay and for headache
Doctor:In addition, nasal drops / spray (saline or decongestant drops) can give added benefit.
Doctor:Headache usually will subside with Tab. Dolo 650mg.
Doctor:You could take this thrice a day as per your needes.
User:okay do I need to anything else
User:to get this cold away
Doctor:What I suggested to you are symptomatic measures. Cold would get away when the cause is cured. That being said, most often the cause is viral/allergic which are self resolving.
Doctor:You should wait for couple of days more.
User:okay that helps, thanks for your help
Doctor:Watch out for fever or worsening earn problems.
Doctor:If symptoms do not improve or if the symptoms worsen in the next couple of days, consult your physician / ENT surgeon
Doctor:for clinical examination.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:no I am good thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
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