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Fever with cough from past 8 days - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi how can i help you
User :   Hi Doctor!
User :   I am sufferring from fever and cough from last 8 days
User :   I had some fever sometimes during the evening and night
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor for this
Doctor :   Have you taken mediation
User :   Ya I went to a doc and he suggested some antiboitics
User :   I have just completed the course of 5 days
Doctor :   which one ?
User :   something names taxim 250mg
User :   I am not very sure of the name it sounded something like that
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have cough even now
User :   ya
Doctor :   Is it dry or with sputum
User :   dry
Doctor :   How was it earlier when it started
Doctor :   Do you have any shortness of breath?
User :   Its better now. It was always dry from the day one
User :   I don't have any shortness of breath
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have allergies
Doctor :   or asthma?
User :   No I don't think so
User :   No asthama also
Doctor :   Are you a smoker or drinker?
User :   I smoke occasonally ...generally on weekends and drink also twice a month or so .......I am not regular
Doctor :   Do you have gastric problems?
User :   No
Doctor :   Now do you have occassional cough or perennial? If so which part of day you have it usually?
User :   I have occasional cough
User :   mostly at day time
Doctor :   XXXXXXXX as it is a failed therapy, I cant help much about it, However i tried to find out the cause of your cough
Doctor :   I felt if is mostly because of your smoking or some infection
User :   ok..
Doctor :   A physical examination by a doctor couldhelp you better
Doctor :   YOu can see the same doctor to revise the diagnosis or you can seek a second opinion
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok
User :   thanks very much for the help
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