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Tips and medicines to get rid of frequent cold due to allergy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.XXX
User :   I am XXXXXXXX XXX from XXX
Doctor :   hai XXX
User :   I wanted to consult regarding my frequrent problem of cold
Doctor :   May i help you now ?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   So should I briefyou on same
Doctor :   yes please
Doctor :   may i know your age?
Doctor :   do you have any allergy ?
User :   I am 30 years
Doctor :   do you work in AC rooms ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you smoke ?
User :   and very allergic to smoke,dust,strong perfumes and even cooking smokes
User :   I dont smoke nor do I drink
User :   I am vegetarian
Doctor :   ok good
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you have headaches ?
User :   Never
Doctor :   ok
User :   this is my childhood problem
Doctor :   did you try steaming ?
User :   I have tried various medicines
User :   Yes,I do steaming
Doctor :   did you try karvol capsules?
User :   I have recently started
User :   No
User :   I have used Allegra(120mg)
Doctor :   karvol capsules are good for steaming
Doctor :   and also you can use that in hand kerchiefs too
User :   The most effective on me are Chlorophenarmine tablets
User :   ok
Doctor :   but it gives sedation
User :   So is Karvol a kind of inhaler/balm
Doctor :   so be careful when you drive
Doctor :   no it is a green capsule
User :   Yes I feel very sleepy but only they have worked for me
Doctor :   that you can break
User :   ok
Doctor :   and pour the liquid
User :   got it
Doctor :   in to water
User :   I guess I have used that in past
Doctor :   you should take more of vitamin C
Doctor :   like citrus fruits and oranges
Doctor :   it boosts your immunity
Doctor :   do you get dry coughs
Doctor :   did you check your blood eosinophil levels
Doctor :   anytime
User :   No dry coughs
User :   but I get sneezes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you take cold foods
User :   I snneze almost 6- 7 times continuous
Doctor :   frequently
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have stopped for long now
Doctor :   is it in the morning ?
User :   It depends
Doctor :   ok
User :   say if I smell somehing strong like perfumes
User :   or pollution
User :   but Allegrd helps
User :   Allegra
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   frequently using that will reduce effects
Doctor :   and also try natural ways avoiding the allergens
User :   Today is the 3rd time I have got the same
User :   Natural ways
Doctor :   and also boosting immunity
Doctor :   by using more citrus fruits
Doctor :   even celin 500 mg is a vitamin supplement
Doctor :   taht is used a vitamin c supplement
User :   I hav ejust got a Vitamin C (Limcee) tablets
User :   started them few days back
Doctor :   ok
User :   So thats all I need to do right
User :   Steaming,Vitamin C
Doctor :   and also include more fresh fruitrs and vegatbles
User :   ok
Doctor :   also see your blood eosinophil levels
User :   Oranges,wont they cause cold
User :   ok
User :   I will check my report
User :   I had a test done 4 months back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   use more of garlic
Doctor :   green tea
User :   ok
User :   Noted
Doctor :   these are antioxidants
Doctor :   and helps naturally
User :   ok
User :   Thank You Doctor
Doctor :   always drink warm or hot liquids more
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting..
User :   Also warm wate is good?
Doctor :   yes sure
Doctor :   login anytime for help..
Doctor :   Nice talking to you...
User :   Same Here
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Bye for now..
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Take care....
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