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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   I am infected with cold,cough,sneezing for last 2 weeks
User :   While Cough i use to get headache....
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Are thye increasing still ?
User :   Mostly in night time i use to get lot of sneezing problem...
User :   Yes...
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Do you have allergies / asthma?
User :   asthama
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What is your age, occupation and gender?
User :   28,IT,Male
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Do you see doctor / taken any medicine?
User :   No not yet...
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Are you taking medicine for Asthma?
User :   I use to take medcine like cetrizine..
User :   Rotocap capsules..
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Are you not taking them now?
User :   Mostly in night time...
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Did you record temperature?
User :   Nope..
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Which city are you from?
User :   bangalore
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How do you reach office daily?
User :   By Car
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Do you have difficulty breathing sometimes?
User :   In Night times..
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Ok I understand the problem
User :   How can i overcome this?
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Since the temperature are declining the episodes of asthmatic attacks are catching yuo
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You got to use the Rotacap inhalers in the night
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More over I advice you to get a follow up done with your treationg doctor
User :   ok followed by.
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for some tests like Spirometry
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and few blood tests
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Some times respiratory infections can trigger the asthmatic attacks
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It is important to follow up during these days so that you hve no problem during the winter months
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DId you follow?
User :   any precautions that i have to folloew
User :   Yes..
User :   How do i prevent future...
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Yes wearing a mask while travelling
User :   Any Medicines that i have to follow?
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Leaving to office and getting back to home before the dust settles down
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That is leaving before the peak hours of traffice
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and coming home before the peak hours
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There are some medicines that are given with the inhalers to prevent the triggers
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