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Cure for prolonged cough, cold - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Mam jsut want to ask about a query about cough
Doctor:Sure, please ask me
User:i had cold and cough aroung a month back
User:but from that time heavt cough comes in continuous basis...
User:2-3 times a day
User:someday it doesn't come
Doctor:Sorry to hear that. Does it come with a lot of phlegm or sputum?
User:usually comes in morning at the start of the day or in eveing... like uring the day it is normal and suddenly feels too much cough which sometimes cough through mouth also
User:and after sneezing fell normal
User:what is phlegm ans sputum?
Doctor:Phlegm or sputum is the mucus secretions that come out with the cough
Doctor:Do you have it?
Doctor:or it is just a dry cough?
User:i also went to a meedical store. he gave me azithromycine but i didn't have it.. no it is not dry
User:it's heavy cough
User:but it only comes 2-3 times a day
Doctor:I would suggest you to get a Chest x-ray done
Doctor:It would be ideal
Doctor:We need to rule out any underlying chest conditions
Doctor:Please get it done
User:i also fell cough in my throat
User:ok chest xray
Doctor:We need to find out the underlying cause for the cough and treat it accordingly
User:so it's just chest xray...or something specific?
Doctor:It is Chest x-ray - PA view
Doctor:This will suffice
User:thanks very doctor.. will surely do that...any advice for food habbits
Doctor:Nothing specific as such but drink one or two glasses of green tea everyday
Doctor:It helps to cure the cough
User:ok mam.. thanks once again
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