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Suffering from intermittent cough. Suggest the treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Sep-2013
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Doctor:good afternoon
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:Hi,
User:i am XXXXXXX from chennai.
Doctor:Hi XXXXXXX
User:i am suffering from intermittent cough for last 2 weeks.
User:i am into sales an djob involves travelling.
User:i am not taking any medication.
Doctor:are you producing phlegm or mucus?
User:while brushing if i try to take flum after initial flum, if i try hard, its coming as red (might be with blood)
Doctor:ok
Doctor:it seems like you are exposed to too much pollution
Doctor:do you smoke?
User:i dont smoke and take alcohol
User:i even travel only by air and car
User:no chance of even going in open roads
Doctor:do you take more AC?
User:i am a diabetic since 1 year.
Doctor:I mean in AC most of the time?
User:yes
Doctor:ok
Doctor:your age?
User:but its (AC) there since so many years
User:31
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Try this syrup for few days
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:you are diabetic
Doctor:you cannot take this syrup
Doctor:I shall suggest you this
Doctor:Lozenge
Doctor:It is called TusQ - D
Doctor:It comes in lozenge form
Doctor:you can purchase these from pharmacy and suck them orally
User:anything to worry
User:?
Doctor:it will give you relief from cough
User:ok
Doctor:was there fever anytime in this 2 weeks?
User:no\
Doctor:goood
Doctor:no
Doctor:nothing serious
User:Ok
Doctor:it should be gone in a few days
User:Ok
Doctor:what is your recent blood sugar level?
User:my wife worrying and asking me to go to a specialist
User:could not go due to lack of time
User:i thinks 110 fasting
User:and 225 pp
Doctor:ok
User:how frequently i should go for sugar test ?
Doctor:it is good but not better
User:i agree
Doctor:every 3 months
Doctor:to have a good control on it
User:Ok
User:thanks
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:get well soon
User:i will use Tusq - D
Doctor:Sure
Doctor:use it thrice a day
User:should i take while sleeping??
Doctor:should be fine sooner
User:Ok
Doctor:no
User:after meal or before meal
User:?
Doctor:not while sleeping
Doctor:few more things
Doctor:anytime before or after meal
Doctor:please drink warm water for next 2 weeks
Doctor:Do not consume very hot or very cold food
Doctor:Try to keep yourself warm and cozy
Doctor:you will be better soon
Doctor:ok?
User:Ok
User:thanks
Doctor:fine:)
Doctor:take care
Doctor:get well soon
Doctor:Bye for now
User:bye
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