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Suffering from cough for the past 2 months - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi XXXXXXXX
User :   hello doctor....
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   1st of alll thanks a lot for spndng ur very valuable time for me...
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   Dr. I am sufferng from cough from last 45-50 days... bld checkup, xray evrythng done...
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   Dctr told there is no problem as sch. but still sffring...
User :   my age : 32, occupation : computer hardware engg., Married.
Doctor :   do you get sputum in your cough/ is it dry?
User :   last week dctr gave me. Anti biotc for 5 days, Tusq tab, and 1 cough syrup..
Doctor :   ok
User :   flng little better nw... bt i never suffrd from any descs so long...
Doctor :   do you get sputum in your cough/ is it dry?
do you smoke?
User :   some times dry,, some times with sputum
User :   no dctr... i never smoke...
User :   i have dust alergy...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the reason for your cough could be the dust allergy
Doctor :   did you have sneezing as well?
User :   but sooooo long... 50 day's?????
User :   sneezng was ther regulsrly even i b4 i got cough.
Doctor :   ok- yes an allergy can trouble you like this- sometimes even longer-
User :   wht is the remedy Dctr????
Doctor :   some people have these kind of problems throughout a season- like winter
Doctor :   Antiallergy medication helps keep it under control
User :   what is that sir???
Doctor :   also- you can reduce the severity by protecting yourself from dust and pollution by wearing a AAAAAAA
Doctor :   *mask
User :   ok dctr....
User :   any mdcines????
Doctor :   drinking plenty of water helps by keeping your nasal secretion watery and draining
User :   okies...
Doctor :   the medines are antihistamines like cetrizine/ avil- which can cause drowsiness- and should be only taken at night
User :   any other advice dctr????
User :   thanx a lot doctr...
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
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