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Diagnosis for coughing at night - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   well my wife she coughs a lot when ever she goes to sleep
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when does she have this problem?
User :   during the day its normal but at night she coughs
User :   she has been having this problem for the last 6~7monhs
Doctor :   Does she have any fever, loss of apetite, loss of weight recently?
User :   no infact we had done some test for the symptoms of TB like monteous test & chest x ray
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Were there any positive findings?
User :   but nothing abnormal in those test
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you get a complete blood examination with ESR?
User :   doctors say she is allergic but we dont know to wha she is?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you get an Absolute Eosinophil Count done
User :   ok
Doctor :   That will indicate if she has any eosinophilia
User :   and what is that?
Doctor :   That is a type of allergy

Doctor :   Then she will have to take special antibiotics for that
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