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cold and cough with running nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi doc
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :  
ya doc i m hving continuous cold and cough
User :  
can u plz help me out
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will help you in this
Doctor :  
since when are you having this?
User :  
since 1 week
Doctor :  
what medications have you taken?
User :   i have taken some medicines like sinarest and azytromicine tablets
Doctor :   is the running nose? headache? throat irritations?
User :  
no
User :  
but some time body ache is there
Doctor :   for how many days did you take Azithromycin?
User :  
2 days
Doctor :  
ok the normal course for this is 3-5 days depending onseverity of symtoms
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
was it prescribed to you or did you take it yourself?
User :   no ia have taken it myself
User :  
bcoz it was earlier prescribed to me
Doctor :  
what symptoms are you having currently?
Doctor :   ok
User :   cough
Doctor :  
but you should have completed the full course else it will be ineffective
Doctor :   ok
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
is the cough productive?if yes what is color of sputum?
User :   earlier it was yellow but now it is white
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
and how many days back have you taken the Azithromycin tablets?
User :   2 days
Doctor :   it has worked a little as your sputum color is changed from yellow(infective) to white (non-infective)
User :  
r u there doc
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
so i will suggest you to take the full course of the tablet
User :   can i start again now
Doctor :  
and take these medication that i will tell now, along with continuing the Azithromycin tablets that you were taking
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
was there any day gap in taking the tablet?
User :  
no
Doctor :  
take Tab. Sumo Cold or Tab. Allerid cold one tablet two times a day for next three days
User :  
ok
User :  
after meal or before
Doctor :  
and continue the Azithromycin tablet as once daily that you were taking before for next two days
User :  
?
Doctor :  
all tablets to be taken after meals
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
take Syrup Grilinctus, one tablespoon two-three times a day as needed
User :   ok

Doctor :  
do warm salt water gargling atleast two times a day daily for three days
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and do steam inhalation with Karvol plus in it two times a day for two to three days if having headaches/chest congestion.
Doctor :  
is there anything else i can help you with?
User :  
ok
User :  
nothing thank u very much doc
Doctor :  
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User :   i will update u soon
User :  
but not now
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :  
then please update it in your convinient time
User :   ok thanks and bye
Doctor :  
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User :  
ok
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