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Frequent cold and cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   i hav a problem with my immunity
User :   anyone havin a cold or cough comes near i wil get it too fast...
Doctor :   k
User :   last one month i was suffering from a bad cold and cough....
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   i was constantly havin wikoryl tabs every day
Doctor :   k
User :   i am 24
User :   single
User :   male
User :   software engineer
User :   my location is cochin
User :   in kerala
User :   helllllllooooooooooooooo
User :   nybody der
User :   ??
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, This would require a detailed history and it can extend beyond 5 minutes.
Doctor :   You will be taken to the payment page after 5 mins, I will be here to assist you after payment. It's a very nominal cost. After payment, you will be brought back to the chat from where you left it.
Doctor :   r u there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
User :   i don have any problem
User :   as u mentioned
Doctor :   k
User :   i don have eny allergies or any other healh problems
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   how often u get cold?
User :   so what am i supposed to do
User :   i got this bad cold after a long gap of 5,6 months
User :   now it got over
Doctor :   There is no cure for the common cold but managing symptoms is the best that can be done for the cold, as there is no specific treatment. Antibiotics will not cure colds, as they are caused by viruses and not bacteria. A person with a cold should drink plenty of fluids and take rest. Cold remedies are almost as common as the common cold, and many are nearly as ancient. Some cold remedies include: User :   but took 1 month for it to go
Doctor :   k
User :   include????
Doctor :   Water and other fluids - drinking plenty of liquids can help. Water, juice, clear broth or warm lemon water with honey helps loosen congestion and prevents dehydration. Avoid alcohol, coffee and caffeinated sodas, which make dehydration worse.
Doctor :   Salt water - a saltwater gargle â?? 1/2 teaspoon salt in a glass of warm water â?? can temporarily relieve a sore or scratchy throat
User :   ok
User :   ohhh
User :   ok

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