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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yuo
User :   hello doctor
User :   before that can i know ur name and from which hospital u are?
User :   are u there
Doctor :   Dr. xxxxx we provide you medical consultation and advice on line aare not affiliated to any hospital
User :   whether ur consultation will be related with homeopathy?
Doctor :   No we deal with Allppathy school of medicine only
Doctor :   are you tere ?
User :   ya...
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you would need.
User :   ya.... can you give me more light on alloppathy..
User :   is it related with tamil vaithiyam....
Doctor :   No the western school of medicine..
User :   my friend is opeated in her eye after that operation she is facing lot of probs like
User :   continuous flow of water from eyes can u give me an insight on this
Doctor :   What was the operation performed for if you can tell me
User :   she was fixed with lens
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   probably it was a complication of the Surgery and it will need time to heal and then again the cause for the watering needs to be a certained.
User :   but it was operated before 1 yr but still she is facing the prob
Doctor :   then there has been an injury to the nerve that has led t this condition..
User :   so wat could be done
Doctor :   She will need to put up with it or go in for teh surgical measures that would stop the watering from the eye itself
Doctor :   that will have the adverse effect like the dry eye and that can be over some by the medication .
Doctor :   like eye ointments..
User :   ok
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User :   ya xxxxx
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that i can help you with ?
User :   xxxxx, wat could be the cause for continuous cough during sleep
Doctor :   Since whenare you having it and is there any sputum associated with it
User :   no not at all
Doctor :   The cause of cough in the night time only could be Post nasal drip, from the Sinuses and the Bronchiectasis
User :   can u say me clearly
Doctor :   that is associated with sputum
Doctor :   Post nasal drip would be the once you lie on the bed the sinuses are more horizontal and they will drain hence it will cause the
Doctor :   Irritation of the throat mucosa and lead on to Cough
Doctor :   in Bronchiectasis the moment the person lies down it will be with respect to any one side
Doctor :   there will be cough as a response to cause
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Doctor :   Will this information be sufficient..
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