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Cure for fever, cough and runny nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi dr xxxx here
Doctor :   how can i help u ?
User :   doc i have a very bad cold
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can u tell me how long have u had this ?
User :   past three days
Doctor :   do u have any fever, cough, runnning or blocked nose ?
User :   no fever, but nose is completely blocked
Doctor :   any chest pain, breathing difficulty ?
User :   no, but headache is there
Doctor :   ok, you are having a acute sinusitis , right now
User :   means
Doctor :   salt water gargling, 3-4 times a day will help the cough and sore throat
Doctor :   infection of nasal sinuses = sinusitis
User :   ok. any medicine should i take
Doctor :   you can take some combiflam for the body pain and inflammation
Doctor :   you will need some antihistamines, for the blocked nose
User :   ok. can i take any nasal drop?
Doctor :   also, Use Nasivion 2-3 drops
Doctor :   anytime when u have the blockage
User :   it does not work for me. Can i use otrivin?
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   otrivin will be fine
Doctor :   the condition should settle down in 2-3 days or so
Doctor :   and the symptoms should subside
Doctor :   In case, of no recovery within 2-3 days, you may need prescription antibiotics, for the infection
Doctor :   Have u followed my advice ?
User :   yes. thanks so much
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   Do u have any other query?
Doctor :   are u there?
Doctor :   please feel free to leave ur feedback as u log out
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye doc thanks for ur help
Doctor :   sure, u r welcome

Doctor :   bye
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