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What is the treatment for cold and cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 24-Jan-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User:hello doctor
User:hello doctor, good evening.. just trying first time
User:chatting online
Doctor:I could see that you had posted a query about optional vaccines
Doctor:and moved out
User:No m not dat person, just wanted to consult you, that i'm being just caught cold with cough
Doctor:Fine ok let me help you
Doctor:Since how long?
User:since from 2 days
User:now my throught also choke..
Doctor:Do you have fever / sorethroat / body pains?
User:yes all the symptons are der.. only at night i have less fever wherein day its normal
Doctor:Ok do not worry. Please follow the these suggestion
Doctor:1) Tab SINAREST, thrice a day
Doctor:This may not be over the counter in such a case you need a doctor prescription
Doctor:2) Keep sipping warm lemon tea al through out
Doctor:this relieves you of the throat pain
Doctor:3) Take one coconut water per day
Doctor:4) Eat hot food and avoid all cold as it narrows the airway
Doctor:5) I generally suggest at least one day of complete bed rest for my patients who have busy schedules in the office. Most often they get normal after one day of rest at home and the above measures
Doctor:you may extend it to two days if you have the luxury
User:yah, but stuck in busy office cant take leave
User:i have cough also
User:any medicine or cyrub
User:also any option for Tab SINAREST, if not available on store
Doctor:SINAREST would help if not you can use BENADRYL syrup
Doctor:If sinarest not available CHESTON COLD
User:ok doctor
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
User:i guess
User:Tab Cheston will also be for thrice the day
Doctor:thank you for consulting me here
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:ok doctor, no other query. Thanks alot.. thanks inadvance for giving me your precious time
Doctor:Good health
User:thanks bye
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