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Wheeezing, taking cough syrup - 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
Answered : 595 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I have a cold and cough with wheezing that makes me unable to lie down in bed, do I need to see a doctor?
Doctor :   since when you are facing this problem?
User :   this morning
Doctor :   are you taking any medications for these symptoms?
User :   cough syrup
Doctor :   you will need to consult a doctor, and get a physical examination done for the wheezing and
Doctor :   and get it controlled
Doctor :   only cough syrup will not help
Doctor :   you will need chest examination and bronchodilators in inhalation form to treat it
User :   do I need to go right now or can it wait until morning?
Doctor :   and these are available only on prescription
Doctor :   it is better to go immediately before getting worse
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   you can go to any ER. they will be able to help you
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   no that's all, thanks
Doctor :   thanks for consulting healthcaremagic. bye for now.
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