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Cold, cough, throat hurt, difficulty in breathing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   HGi
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   ok well my boyfriend got a cold and when he coughs his throat hurt and he has difficulty breathing what can he do?
Doctor :   Can start with some home remedies

User :   he just start with tht today
Doctor :   Start with hot water gargling with salt added thrice daily
Doctor :   And will require a antibiotic course too like amoxycillin
Doctor :   And cough suppresants like benadryl
User :   ok
User :   ill make sure he does that
Doctor :   As iam not suppsoed to prescribe for mediciens online could suuggest remedies only
Doctor :   Avoid citrus fruits
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   And drink plenty of fluids and hot drinks
User :   can he have like chamomille tea
Doctor :   Regarding difficulty breathing start on steam inhalation
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   wishing him speedy recovery
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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