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Suggest treatment for cold and cough in a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Sep-2014
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User:hi my daughter is 4 years and having cold and cough since last evening, got 100.5 degree fever since late night
Doctor:Hi
User:hi my daughter is 4 years and having cold and cough since last evening, got 100.5 degree fever since late night
User:hi
Doctor:I have read your question
Doctor:please tell me how I can help you with your problem
User:her heart beat is also high and cough is sounding clearly while breathing
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Anything else?
User:what prescription u suggest
User:no at this point only cough, cold and fever
Doctor:The fever is not high, and by your description it sounds like a viral fever
Doctor:I would advice only symtomatic treatment
User:ok
Doctor:symptomatic
Doctor:You need to get a prescription to buy the medicines
Doctor:particularly in Children you need a doctor to physically examine the child and then advice the dosage
Doctor:what is the weight of your child?
User:around 18 kg
Doctor:ok
Doctor:you can give febrex plus DS
User:ok
Doctor:Please show her to the doctor and ask for a prescription
User:sure thx
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Bye
Doctor:bye
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