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Allergic cough, sputum and upper respiratory infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   too much Cough.
User :   from past 2 days
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   26
Doctor :   do you have any other symptoms like sorethroat, fever, body pain etc ?
User :   no
User :   only cough
Doctor :   so u have a dry cough and this is only since 2 days ?
Doctor :   this could just be a allergic cough
User :   not a dry cough
Doctor :   so u produce sputum as well ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   is it greenish or yellowish ?
User :   greenish
Doctor :   any nasal block or breathing issues ?
User :   no
Doctor :   is is very less or too much ?
User :   less
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   it seems that you have a upper respiratory infection
Doctor :   and you might benefit by taking medications like benadryl and cough suppresants like strepsils
Doctor :   benadryl once a day in the evening will be very effective
User :   ok. any anti-biotic needed ?
Doctor :   the condition should improve on its own
Doctor :   If the symptoms like nasal blocks, or fever, headache develop, then antibiotics might be needed
User :   ok. no such symptoms. i will have benadryl. Thanks Doctor.
Doctor :   you are most welcome
User :   bye :)
Doctor :   take care and have a good day
Doctor :   bye for now
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