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Symptoms of cold, under treatment for sore throat and prolonged cough. Exposed to cool air. Solution ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
User:Hi Dr.
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I am having symptoms of cold since yesterday night
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
Doctor:Do you have fever too?
User:I am already under treatment for sore throat and prolonged cough..since past 10 days..but this cold seems to be perhaps due to my carelessness in exposing to cool air soon after sweating
User:No I don't have fever
Doctor:Please continue the medications
User:Do I need to take anything additional for this cold?
Doctor:And stay away from cold air
User:Or any natural remedies to supplement it?
Doctor:What are your current medications?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:I take a tablet of levocetrizine hydrochloride every evening
User:and antibiotic of 250mg morning and night after food
Doctor:This is sufficient
Doctor:Keep yourself warm
Doctor:drink warm water
Doctor:Do steam inhalation
Doctor:You can drink ginger tea
User:For steam inhalation what do I need to add into the steam?
Doctor:Karvol plus nasocaps
User:ok..will buy those
User:anything other precautions apart from what you mentioned?
Doctor:Try green tea with lemon and honey flavor as well
User:will do that
User:thanks for the counseling
Doctor:Get well soon
User:have a good day!
Doctor:You too
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Bye for now
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