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Breathlessness due to chest congestion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   sir
Doctor :   ok
User :   the climatic is humid and %of moisture is high
User :   just; 10 days ago i had siffered from bresthlessness
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   i mean air filled only half of my lungs
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   i am m30.govt employee.unmarried.depen==yes.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   not dependent on anyone
Doctor :   ok
User :   i used to before 10 days. but only 2-3 cigarettes a day
User :   drink 3-4 times in a week
User :   nothing more
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Allergies?
User :   i am worried about what is this heppeneing. i was not having anything before.
User :   no
User :   i got it cured this week
Doctor :   do u have cough?
User :   not that kind of cough in which it roughens throat. i used to cough to get mucus out for whioch i had chest congestion
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   which color
User :   normal color. as usual
Doctor :   do u have fever?
User :   no
Doctor :   white isit
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest u to get a chest xray
Doctor :   and ecg done
Doctor :   also echocardiography
Doctor :   ok
User :   i got it 10 days ago, they say i had a patch in lungs
Doctor :   pnuemonia
Doctor :   isit
User :   i got ecg and it was allright
Doctor :   what treatment r u taking
Doctor :   did they prescribe any medicines
User :   no they say, it is ac bronchitis
Doctor :   ok
User :   i got injections of augmentin injected 20 times
Doctor :   did u find any relief with the treatment
User :   a little bit.
Doctor :   so how can i help you now
User :   even now i am not 100% well as i was
Doctor :   it will take some time
Doctor :   for the infection to resolve
Doctor :   continue with the course of antibiotics
Doctor :   and get a repeat chest xray done
User :   what kind of inj was that
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   antibiotic
User :   how could i save myself from further problems of that
Doctor :   u have to quit smoking
Doctor :   at the earliest
Doctor :   the more u smoke
Doctor :   u will be at the risk
User :   i cannot afford to smoke any
Doctor :   yes ideally
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
User :   does it have anything with liquor. i take 3 pegs usually
Doctor :   yes can it be in long run
Doctor :   any doubts
User :   no sir
User :   is it communicable
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   depends on what is the cause
User :   no i didnt get it
Doctor :   r u there
User :   i did it now
Doctor :   bronchitis is an ongoing, serious disease. Smoking is the major cause, but air pollution and dust or toxic gases in the environment or workplace also can contribute to the condition
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   acute bronchitis result from influenza. Getting a yearly flu vaccine can help protect you from getting the flu, which in turn, may reduce your risk of bronchitis
User :   i have come here for course and got infected with this deadly disease
Doctor :   u have to quit smoking
User :   i did it many days before
Doctor :   yes
User :   earlier i was infected with hapo in apr 08. i am living at an altitude of 0000 ft above sea level
Doctor :   its essential u quit smoking to
Doctor :   prevent further damage
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   all u need to do is quit smoking
User :   ok dr.
Doctor :   to lead healthy lifestyle
User :   i am verymuch thankful to you for ur valuable suggestions and consoling me in a best manner i ever had been
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   its my job as doctor
User :   last thing
Doctor :   sure
User :   i am having pain in my shoulders at back the time i got inf
Doctor :   that is becoz of persistent cough
Doctor :   and chest congestion
Doctor :   was the ECG done anytime recently
User :   was mu lings filled with water at that time
User :   yes ecg was done last week
Doctor :   ok
User :   it was ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
Doctor :   it might be becoz of coug
Doctor :   cough
User :   ok sir
User :   thanx for all
User :   bye sir
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   in case of any doubt i will contact you sir.
Doctor :   Hi
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