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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here.
User :   Am xxx
Doctor :   How may I help you today?
User :   Am having a dry cough from a fortnight
User :   was diagnised with typhoid and UTI two weeks back
Doctor :   Any fever, breathing difficulty ?
User :   though there is no fever,
User :   the cough is still present
Doctor :   nasal blockage, if any?
User :   none
User :   its only dry cough
Doctor :   Have you been travelling a lot ?
User :   not much
Doctor :   Do you smoke ?
User :   no
Doctor :   May I know your age, weight ?
User :   its 28
Doctor :   ok
User :   and 56 kg
User :   am observing that now a days i sweat a lot
Doctor :   Any body pain ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok i feel that this may be a simple bronchitis
User :   fyi : i did take couple of cough syrups
User :   both have not helped
Doctor :   Which will subside with Warm SALt water gargling , cough drops .
Doctor :   May i know, which meds you have taken?
User :   i tried warm salt water gargling as well
Doctor :   Try to control your cough, the more you cough, the stimulus to cough increases.
Doctor :   Also try cough suppresant lozenges, available in the pharmacies.
User :   i took Cofdex and Phensedyl
Doctor :   these are good medications, containing cough suppressants .
User :   but they havnt helped me
Doctor :   Continue COfdex syrup & LOZENGES
Doctor :   Also take some ibuprofen
User :   i have finished a bottle of cofdex, do u still want me to continue
User :   is ibuprofen a tablet?
Doctor :   Ibuprofen is a antiinflammatory med, which reduces inflammation
Doctor :   So the cough, will come down, once the site of irritation comes down.
User :   ok
User :   wat is the quantity?
Doctor :   400 mg Tab, twice a day , will help
User :   ok
User :   any restrictions with the food intake ?
Doctor :   none as such
User :   ok
User :   Thank you so much
Doctor :   YOU are welcome

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