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Throat irritation and dry cough at night - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Hello
User :   hey
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   any one there
User :   hello Dr :)
User :   i had one problem
Doctor :   ok, Since when is it there?
User :   i have this dry cough
Doctor :   Do you have fever along with it?
User :   it increases only in the night.
User :   its been there past 2 weeks now
Doctor :   Fine
User :   day time its normal most of the time.
User :   no i am doing all well
User :   other wise
Doctor :   ok
User :   totally well
Doctor :   Did you try salt water gargling?
User :   this is kind of irritating
User :   when my throat itches
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and i get this cough
Doctor :   Yes, definitely
User :   there is no sputam or something
Doctor :   It will help in clearing out the throat.
User :   noo :(
User :   i did not
User :   would that help
Doctor :   Do Salt water gargling for 3 times with warm water
Doctor :   The Dry cough is most probably due to irritation of the mucosa in your throat
User :   okie :)
User :   thank u
Doctor :   Do not Consume too much cold and too much hot food
User :   ?
User :   thn
Doctor :   yes, it should be fine
User :   this will be gone if i gargle
Doctor :   You may take Anti- allergic medicines if it worsens
User :   yeah sure..
Doctor :   May be Cetrizine or Avil
Doctor :   Is there any other query that i may help you with/
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