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Forehead heaviness, cough, cold severe in morning. Advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Doctor:How are you doing?
User:Hello, this is XXXXXX from Noida. I
User:am having cold and heavyness on forehead for the past one week.
User:normally it happens when weather changes.
Doctor:Do you have cough as well?
User:yes, coughing and cold is severe in the morning
User:have a very sensitive throat.
Doctor:Any fever?
Doctor:Ok, XXXXXX, what we are looking at is a mild upper respiratory tract infection
Doctor:To treat this, first you would need to take steam inhalation with karvol plus drops in the water
Doctor:second, you would need to do warm saline gargles
Doctor:thirdly, you need to take tablet cetrizine 10 mg once daily.
User:is there a home remedy. I usually do not take cold items
User:it appears so.
Doctor:Cold items dont cause a cold, Siby
Doctor:Its one of the most common myths
Doctor:You can take tulsi and ginger tea
Doctor:with steam inhalation and saline gargles
Doctor:That should take care of your symptoms on 2-3 days
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