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Cold with dry cough, morning times, no fever, allergic rhinitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   Hello Doctor
User :   gud morning
Doctor :   Good morning to you too
User :   Iam having cold and dry cough for the past two weeks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have fever?
User :   no
User :   cough is not regular ..but just comes when i get up in the morning
User :   and when i go to bed in the night
Doctor :   ok
User :   have flum also
Doctor :   How is the cold, is it running nose or blocked nose?
User :   but not been able to split
User :   no runing rose no blocked nose
User :   its only flum
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Dry cough with cold is usually seen in Allergic Rhinitis
User :   i took a steam a couple of days and had a crocin last week
User :   have not taken any other medications
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are you allergic to something which causes this cold and cough?
User :   not really .. have not done anything different ...
User :   its just the normal routine
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Allergy can be due to dust or also due to AC
User :   just recently starting using body spray .. but not sure if that can be a reason
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You can take some Anti-histamines along with crocin for your cold and cough to come down
User :   u mean to reduce the Flum
Doctor :   Yes
User :   can u prescibe any medication in particular
Doctor :   You take take Tab. Allercet 10mg at bed time for 3 days after dinner. But it is not advisable to take the medications without getting examined by a doctor
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Is there anything else I may help you with?
User :   no its ok .. thanks for your time
Doctor :   Welcome, I will be available for your follow up queries if any. Bye for now.
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