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Body ache,cough,runny nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i am 28 years old male
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   last week in suffered from dody ache , caugh, and running nose
Doctor :   ok
User :   i had taken Flexon, citrazen, and ofaxin
User :   and now it is ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   but still suffering from caugh
Doctor :   ok
User :   i ahd also taken benadryll
User :   please sugesst
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there is nothing to worry about
Doctor :   after an infection
Doctor :   all the symptoms resolve except cough
Doctor :   it usually takes a time span of
Doctor :   1-2 weeks to subside
Doctor :   you can continue taking benadryl
User :   waht is the dose
Doctor :   also avoid cold weather, dust
Doctor :   and pollution
User :   ok
Doctor :   2 tsfs twice daily
Doctor :   or at bedtime once
Doctor :   depends on the severity
Doctor :   but as it causes sleep you should be careful
Doctor :   while driving etc
Doctor :   also avoid cold food items and drinks
Doctor :   if youa re a smoker restricct or stop smoking
User :   ok
Doctor :   till it subsides
User :   i will contimue benadryl, and will call if no solution
User :   thanks
Doctor :   is there any phlegm with the cough?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   yes
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000- please confirm your details
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes it is right e mail and contact details
Doctor :   what color is it?
Doctor :   the phlegm?
User :   i am not able to through it out
Doctor :   ok
User :   what to do
Doctor :   if the fever returns then
Doctor :   you may need more antibiotics
Doctor :   thats ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   what antibiotic
Doctor :   that can be given only under prescription
Doctor :   after a physician examines you
Doctor :   thats only if it recurs
User :   so should i continue benadryl
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   otherwise you will be fine in a week or 10 days
Doctor :   till the cough subsides
User :   ok thanks doctor, bye
Doctor :   bye
Doctor :   \Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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