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Treatment for cold, cough and blocked nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   My son has cold and cough
Doctor :  
ok
User :   and now fever upto 99 degrees
User :   i sponged him so fever went down
Doctor :  
please provide your son's age
User :   i have given him Ventrloin
Doctor :  
ok, its a good thing to do
Doctor :  
ok
User :   5.5 yrs 25 Kgs
Doctor :  
ok
User :   so do I need to give him crocin also?
Doctor :  
i will need to ask few more questions
Doctor :  
can i proceed?
User :   yes
User :   sure
Doctor :  
since how many days is your son having these problems?
User :   since yesterday
Doctor :  
ok
User :   mild cough and mild cold
Doctor :  
does he have running nose?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
or sneezing?
User :   sneezing no
Doctor :  
does he have dry cough, or cough with sputum?
User :   dry cough
Doctor :  
ok
User :   he does not spite anything out
Doctor :  
any nose congestion?or blocked nose?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   congestion is there
User :   must be blocked nose
Doctor :  
ok
User :   but he is not sneezing for sure
User :   he is with me now so I have observed
Doctor :  
as per your history, your son is probably suffering from a upper respiratory tract infection

Doctor :  
i will guide you with the treatment options
Doctor :  
you can continue the syrup
Doctor :  
and add crocin for fever
Doctor :  
also you can have some home tips that i will give to prevent further worsening

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