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Cold since one month - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   How can I help You
User :   i have a cold since the past 1 month. does not seem to be leaving me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do You have fever also?
User :   not any more
User :   yes very much
Doctor :   do You cough as well?
User :   pl suggest some good medicines
User :   some time back. not now
Doctor :   i WILL TRY TO HELP yOU
Doctor :   NO COUGH NOW ?
User :   ok testing
Doctor :   So you do not have any phlegm when you cough?
Doctor :   What about blocked nose?
User :   yes, especially one nose
Doctor :   and throat pain?
Doctor :   Does it hurt when you swallow?
User :   no throat pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You could be having an allergy
User :   so what do i do
Doctor :   this condition is verry common
Doctor :   may i know your age?
User :   so pl do suggest a common solution
Doctor :   may I know your age?
User :   i am 45 years of age
Doctor :   Have You had this in the past?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   some people are prone to allergies
User :   some times, but not for so long
Doctor :   It is important to find out what is causing this allergy
Doctor :   yes they come and go
Doctor :   some people are allergic to dust
Doctor :   some to plants like parthenium
User :   yes, i am alergic to dust, change of temperature
Doctor :   wheras others are allergic to fur from pet cartts,dogs etc
Doctor :   ok this could be the cause
Doctor :   You should keep warm
Doctor :   wear a mask when cleaning your house and in dusty environments
User :   ok will keep warm, anything else
Doctor :   yes drink plentsy orf fluids and take rest
Doctor :   for your blocked nose you could use saline nasal drops
Doctor :   you can also contact your doctoe for tablets to ease this allergy
User :   ok doctor, thanks a lot
Doctor :   We do not prescribe these drugs over chat since we havent examined you
Doctor :   hope you have understood
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help You with?
User :   thanks a lot doctor
Doctor :   Bye for now
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