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Solution for dry cough, sore throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User:Hi Doctor
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:How can I help you ?
User:I am suffering from cough since last two days
User:it is dry cough
Doctor:Ok, do you have sore throat , fever or any other associated symptom ?
User:im in hurry
User:no other symptoms
Doctor:DO gargle with CHLORHEXIDINE solution twice daily after food
Doctor:This will sooth the throat and also reduce the infection is it is the cause for the cough
User:any precaution
User:any medicine
Doctor:Steam inhalations with eucalyptus also helps
Doctor:Chlorhexidine solution would suffice
Doctor:If the cough does not subside with above measures, then taking Benadryl syrup 10ml twice daily would be recommended
User:Thank you Doctor
Doctor:Is there anything else, I can help you with ?
User:no thanks
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Bye for now
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