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Date : 22-Nov-2014
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Doctor:Hi
User:dr good evening
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Good evening
User:dr i am having cold and little fewer
Doctor:OK
User:would u like to advice some medicin
Doctor:I would like to know few more things before advising you
Doctor:How old are you?
User:ok dr
User:10.5 years
Doctor:OK
Doctor:Its for your child?
User:yes dr
Doctor:OK
Doctor:Since when is she suffering with cold and fever?
User:from last two days
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Have you measured her temperature?
User:ya its approx 100
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Is the fever present through out the day?
User:yes dr
User:its common cold
Doctor:OK
User:running nose
Doctor:Ok
User:and head ache
Doctor:Ok
User:have given sinarest hald tablet
Doctor:can you tell me the colour of the mucus secreted? Is it colourless or yellow in colour?
Doctor:Ok
User:its colour less not yello
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:How much does she weigh?
User:40 kg
Doctor:OK
Doctor:You can continue with sinarest tablet half as you have given till now three times day or you can give her sinarest syp 2 and half teaspoon three times a day.
User:ok fine dr will surely do that
Doctor:As it is common cold it should reduce by 4 to 5 days.
User:thanks dr
Doctor:Along with medication give her steam inhalation three times a day
Doctor:with or without any medication
User:ok dr
Doctor:Keep monitoring her temperature every 4th hrly.
User:ok dr
Doctor:Avoid cold and refrigerated food items.
User:yes dr
Doctor:Give only boiled water and warm food.
User:ok dr
Doctor:And complete bed rest for 3 to 4 days.
User:thanks you dr
User:for your kind advice
Doctor:Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User:thats all dr thank you
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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