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Date : 10-Jan-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User:Myself XXXXXXX
Doctor:How can I help?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:It's been 3 days now , having dry cough
User:It begins after 7pm and end early morning
Doctor:Is there wheezing present?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:back Dr
User:it takes b/w 2-5 minutes for the cough to repeat
User:Dr u ter
Doctor:do you have any difficulty breathing?
Doctor:Is it a result of cough and cold?
User:not even cold , it's only the dry cough that's disturbing in the evening s
Doctor:It does not seem to be serious
Doctor:I will suggest a few things that will make it better
User:sure Doc
Doctor:Firstly you can try Cosome syr 1 tbsp before sleeping
Doctor:It will soothen the throat
Doctor:An ayurvedic preparation called as sualin can be used as cough lozenges in the dose of 1 - 2 tb upto 4 times a day
Doctor:Just one more question
Doctor:Do you have white coating of tongue?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:In that case the above treatment will help you feel better
User:do u recommend some tabs
Doctor:Take the above treatment only until symptoms are present
Doctor:Not really the Cosome syrup would be enough
Doctor:Antibiotics are not advised in dry cough
Doctor:Take lots of vegetables and citrus fruits
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