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Has cough, fever and cold. Feeding baby. What to do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Jun-2013
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User:HI Doctor!
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:My wife is suffering of coungh and cold
User:she had fever as well in early morning..around 5
User:I had given her one sinarest tablet
User:What should i give her as she has to feed my baby who is 3 and 1/2 months old
Doctor:Since when is she having the cough and cold?
User:yesterday morning
Doctor:Does she have breathing problems?
Doctor:Has she had similar symptoms in the past?
User:running nose...cough...and sometimes fever
User:not really
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The symptoms she has are suggestive of upper respiratory inflammation.
Doctor:It may be an allergic or viral cause.
Doctor:Both these conditions have resolving course.
Doctor:The sinarest tablets she has is good in such conditions.
Doctor:In addition to the above
Doctor:she can take the following:
Doctor:1. Take steam inhalation thrice a day.
Doctor:Karvol plus capsule can be added to the warm water and inhaled from in.
Doctor:2. Nasal drops / sprays can be instilled into each nostrils.
User:ok. any cough syrup?
Doctor:Deep inhalation will take care of cough as well as nasal congestion.
Doctor:Along with these measures, you need to watch out for fever and breathing difficulties.
Doctor:If fever or breathing issues occur, you will need to consult physician and take a prescription of antibiotics.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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