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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
Doctor :   Plz proceed with your query
User :   hello doctor...i have really bad cold is there
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   29 years
Doctor :   Since how long are you having cough?
User :   last 3 days...have tried cough syrup but its not helping
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Any other symptoms also?
User :   just very bad bad that can't sleep at night also
User :   its very humid in xxx its raining continuously
User :   and i smoke sometimes
Doctor :   1)A tea made from (saunf) and (tulsi) should be taken regularly for immediate relief from cough and is also good natural remedy for cough.
User :   not sure if these can be linked
Doctor :   2)Take regular steam 2 to 3 times a day.
User :   ok
Doctor :   3)Take some fenugreek seeds and boil in water for half AN hour. Do gargle with this water.
Doctor :   4)Drink hot milk with honey at bedtime.
User :   in this water for gargle i should not put any salt which we usually put for gargling?
Doctor :   No need to
User :   ok
Doctor :   5)Take Benadryl Syrup 3 times a day.
User :   ok
Doctor :   6)Avoid outside food and cold items.
User :   ok...thank you very much
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?

User :   no thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now.
User :   thanks bye
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