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Having cold, sneezing and pain in throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Nov-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hi doctor, I got cold from last 2-3 days. I am sneezing a lot
User:got pain in throat
User:can you advice me some medicine for the same
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Are you running fever?
User:32 years, female
User:no fever
Doctor:Have you tried any medicines?
User:My name is XXXXXXX this is for my wife
Doctor:Do you have headache, ear pain or any other complaints besides sneezing, cold and throat pain.
User:no headache or ear pain
User:even throat pain is little less today compared to yday
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The symptoms that she has are suggestive of upper respiratory infection.
Doctor:Virus are the most common cause of such problems.
Doctor:And viral infection resolve spontaneously.
Doctor:Since her symptoms are better than yesterday, I would suggest you to wait for a couple of days before consulting a doctor.
Doctor:In the mean time
Doctor:she can try salt water gargles along with steam inhalation three times a day.
Doctor:If sneezing and nasal congestion are severe, she can try cetrizine tablets one tablet in the night for couple of days.
Doctor:Most viral complaints resolve in 3-5 days.
User:cetrizine.... any mg ?
Doctor:You can report back to us if she is not better or develops new complaints in the next 2-3 days.
Doctor:Cetrizine 10mg tablets should do...
Doctor:Encourage her to drink plenty of fluids
User:once in a day
User:right ?
Doctor:Let her eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.
Doctor:One tablet at night should be sufficent.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:gargles & steam 3times a day
User:if required citrizine 10 mg in night
User:no...thats all
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
User:thanks for the all help
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:hi doctor
Doctor:Welcome back..
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:last week, I consulted dietician
User:for the diet plan
User:I have few clarification on that
User:will you be able to help me with that ?
Doctor:Did you use diet service from HealthcareMagic?
Doctor:In that case, I think its best to clarify from the dietician.
Doctor:Since the diet is planned by them, the dietician
User:do we have an chat option with a dietician ?
Doctor:who planned it would be able to clarify it.
Doctor:Dietician are not available on live chat
Doctor:You can reply back
Doctor:by mail
Doctor:and the customer support team should be able to contact you and arrange the needed.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
Doctor:Hope all your questions are answered.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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