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Frequent cold, cough and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   HI
User :   I am getting cold frequently
User :   may be monthly
User :   when I am in cold, I will have cough + little fever also
User :   what could be the reason behind this?
Doctor :   So do you mean that whenever you have the cold are when you stay in low tempertaure
User :   yes
User :   lot ot sneezing happens
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Your body is senstised to cold
User :   sorry, cold means cold+cough+ fever that cold
User :   not temparature cold
Doctor :   you have allergy
User :   no no
User :   got me?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   hope you are busy, shal I ping you later..?
Doctor :   So how long does it take to
Doctor :   to get the said symptoms
Doctor :   when you are exposed to cold
User :   i dont know exactly
User :   but i remember last month i had same situation
User :   before to last month also I had severe cold + sneezing + little cough and little fever
User :   and I feel very week when in these days.
Doctor :   you might be allergic to cold
Doctor :   that is leading to the symptoms
User :   ok
Doctor :   The cold exposure is leading to a chemical mediator release called Histamine
User :   but before to these, i used to take bath with cold water. nothing used to happend to me
Doctor :   Which triggers the mucosa in the nose and throat to tickle and cause the sneezes
User :   ok
Doctor :   The stimulus can occur any time
Doctor :   But i am not sure of it now
User :   ok
Doctor :   until one physically examines you
User :   ok
User :   if i go to the doctor also, what I have to tell him
User :   exactly what is happening to me, how can I tell him that I want to get this test done like that
Doctor :   You have to see the ENT specialist as they treat the allergies in India
Doctor :   Unlike in Developed where the allergiast is a speciality
Doctor :   You can say the present and your past histories
Doctor :   who can examine you according yoiu
Doctor :   to the history
Doctor :   in the nose and throat
Doctor :   If you have some skin problem, wtih exposure to cold
Doctor :   you can address that too
Doctor :   are yo uthere
Doctor :   i I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
User :   ok
User :   r u there
User :   sorry, my manager called me so I went to him
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