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Why am I having chest pain due to dry cough? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jan-2014
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Doctor:Hi
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hi doctor
User:i am suffering from cough from last few days
User:what should i do
Doctor:May I know exactly since when you have this cough?
User:around 1 week
Doctor:Are you getting sputum with cough?
User:Sputum?
Doctor:The mucoid secretions which you might get while coughing/
Doctor:Or is it a dry cough?
User:its a dry cough
Doctor:Do you cough continuously throughout the day?
User:no only in morning when i woke up
Doctor:Or does it occur intermittently at particular times?
Doctor:Is your daily activities affected by this cough?
User:last night i m feeling chest pain because of that
User:no not really not affected
Doctor:Are you suffering with fever?
Doctor:Do you have body aches, generalised weakness?
Doctor:Any breathing issues?
User:yes liitle bit but it comes intermittently
User:yes i have breathing issues because of cough
Doctor:Continous cough can cause breathlessness
Doctor:You should drink water soon
Doctor:That will relieve the bout
User:but i didnt have continuos cough
User:ok i will do it
User:any medicine for the same???
Doctor:You can chew TUSQ D lozenges
Doctor:for the cough
User:its a tablet right?
User:i can get it from chemist?
Doctor:Yes, this is a chewable medication that can be chewed.
Doctor:The lozenges will soothen the throat and reduce the cough.
Doctor:But I would also like to know if you have had similar complaints in the past?
Doctor:And may I know your age?
User:no only this time
User:my age is 24
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:I would suggest you to try the lozenges. It is available at chemist stores.
User:may i know how much this medicine will cost any idea?
Doctor:And see if you feel better.
Doctor:if you don't feel better, I would urge you to visit a nearest doctor. He should examine you for signs of bronchospasm.
User:ok doctor
Doctor:The condition may be related to bronchitis / variant of asthma
Doctor:which has to be ruled out by investigations and chest ausculation
User:ok doctor
User:first let me try logemges
Doctor:As far as Tus Q is concerned, it should be available for under Rs 5 per each tablet.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:ok doctor thanks for the information
User:no thanks for the help
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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