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Severe cough with phlegm, constipation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:Hello doc
Doctor:please proceed with the query.
User:I have severe cough for the past 5 to 6 days
User:I have been prescibed with codiane syrup since it is dry cough
Doctor:Do you have cold, fever.
User:but no improvements i cough severly and spit mucus
User:no i XXXXXXX have cold or rumming nose or fever as of now
Doctor:Have you taken any antibiotics
User:I am unable to sleep at night due to cough
Doctor:Have you taken any antibiotics
User:along with this syrup he prescribed me oratil and montek tablets
User:now i called upon in the mornign and he changed the syrup to mucolite
Doctor:ok, if it is not decreasing it is better you take nebulisation twice a day for 2 days
Doctor:Mucolite is good to remove the phlegm
User:will this mucoliter atleast be a cure for this
Doctor:Start with nebulisation today
Doctor:twice daily
Doctor:for 2 days
User:im really feelling odd to sleep at night time because of cough
User:ok along with the syrup???
It will reduce with this, also drink only hot beverges
Doctor:and do not take oily food
User:sure doctor
Doctor:drink only boiled water
Doctor:nebulisation with medication is preferable instead of plain
Doctor:if it does not reduce with this you might need antibiotics
User:i am drinking only boiled water.. because of this continuos cough i get stomach pain also since i starin a lot
Doctor:do not drink boling hot, let it cool a little
Doctor:otherwise you will get stomach pain
Doctor:use koflet lozenges at night times when sleeping
Doctor:you will not be coughing when you suck this
User:ok fine doctor.. even during this season i used to have constipation problems which decreases the interest of taking the food
Doctor:eat high fibre food, without peeling skin of vegetables or fruits
Doctor:eat soft food
Doctor:drink 2 to 3 litres of water
Doctor:reduce tea and coffee
Doctor:this will prevent constipation
Doctor:sitting in ac room will dehydrate you
User:s i take lot of fruits normally but still have this problem... thansk doctor
Doctor:ok , you are welcome
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User:We have already met i suppose, Thanks for your kind attention!
Doctor:yes i suppose.
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