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Suffering from cold, throat infection and frequent headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Oct-2013
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User:i am facing cold and throat infection like kicha, kicha..., please advise on this
User:iam facing this from past days onwords
Doctor:Do you have allergy?
Doctor:Do you have frequent headaches?
Doctor:Do you have a thick sputum early in the morning after you get up from bed?
Doctor:Do you have asthma?
Doctor:When do you have this kich kich during the day?
Doctor:I mean which part of the day it is more
User:this will be happend from past 4 days onwords
User:after get up from bed
Doctor:Earlier you did not have and completely
Doctor:Because if you have allergy to something you should not start these symptoms all of a sudden
User:while spiliting some thick sputum is comming from past 4 days
Doctor:Ok XXXXXXX I understand that you have severe infection in the throat now
Doctor:But I believe this is because of obstruction in the nose
User:in daytime this will be ok, but when i was get from bed this will start
Doctor:So it would be good if you can get this obstruction cleared by ENT doctor
Doctor:The drip is going back into the throat when you lie down because there is a obstruction forward. It is giving you thick sputum early in the morning
Doctor:So I suggest an examination from ENT specialist
Doctor:Did you follow?
User:ok, but can u give some tablets for tonight
Doctor:You can MUCOMELT-A, twice a day
Doctor:and Gargling with salt warm water four times a day
Doctor:Steam inhalation with vicks
User:when i had vicks after 5 hours everything is normal. then again it will start like kicha,,
Doctor:I knew that
Doctor:Vicks relieves symptoms
Doctor:but the cause is something different
Doctor:so I was telling to check with the ENT specialist
Doctor:The above measures all help in relief of symptoms but would not cure the actual problem of allergy and obstruction
Doctor:That needs a specialist care
User:this cause due to water problem?
Doctor:I am not sure, but probably
User:daily iam drinking homebased filter water like auagard,is it ok
User:auagard filter water is good for drinking ?
Doctor:That is fine, prefer to use RO based system
Doctor:I am not sure Aquagard has it?
Doctor:There are UV based and RO based and some both
Doctor:Are you there
Doctor:I have to close the window as you are not responding to the query
User:actually i was filtering XXXXXXX river water with normal auard filter, is it ok
User:ok, thanks for u r vakuable remedys
User:thank u bye...............
Doctor:thank you
Doctor:Bye for now.
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