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What is the treatment for cold and throat congestion? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Feb-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor:how can i help you?
Doctor:please proceed with your question
User:I am suffering from cold & throat congestion for the past few days
User:I am breathing heavily as a result ( Can hear myself)
User:I have been taking cough syrup & antibiotic (Crocin)
Doctor:which antibiotic? can you tell me the name?
Doctor:Crocin is not an antibiotic
Doctor:Crocin is a medicine that brigs down fever
Doctor:and also reduces pain
User:is the cough syrup
User:So what do you recommend?
User:Ive also started Ventolin syrup for heavy breathing
Doctor:Continue Grilinctus
Doctor:and crocin
Doctor:along with these you may also need an antibiotic
User:ventorlin to be precise
Doctor:You need to consult a doctor to get yourself examined to see if you need antibiotics
Doctor:or the medicines you are taking are sufficient
User:I think this is related to dust allergy since it got alleviated after cleaning my apartment
Doctor:a physical examination is essential to determine that
User:I did have a bought of cold last month which had just subsided
Doctor:okay, do you have fever now?
User:No fever but getting tired quickly after performing few tasks
Doctor:infections can also start after cleaning the house
Doctor:in that case there is no need for crocin
User:I still breathe very heavy even at this moment
Doctor:You can continue ventorlin syrup
Doctor:but you should have a proper prescription for taking this medicine
User:If I needed a physical examination, where can I find information about the visit? Same Healthcare portal
Doctor:Physical examination means you need to visit your local doctor
User:Alright, ill wait for a day & see how the recovery is progressing.
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User:Thanks for your assistance
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:If you live near Koramangala
Doctor:you can consult me between 5pm to 8pm from Tuesday to Saturday
Doctor:that is, if you wish to consult me, otherwise you can consult your local doctor and get yourself examined so that proper medicines can be prescribed
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