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Medication for dry cough or acute bronchitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Medicines and Side Effects
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User :   hello
User :   how r u ?
User :   fine thanks and you
User :   not very well
User :   im having a terrible cough
User :   oh i am sorry what exactly happened
User :   when did it start
User :   i've been having this for 1 week
User :   is it dry or with sputum
User :   dry
User :   most of the time
User :   okie
User :   do you have nay other problems along with it
User :   headache
User :   any fever?
User :   last week
User :   i had feever for 2-3 days
User :   no fever sice then
User :   okie
User :   is this the first time
User :   or do you have any pr problems
User :   I have had fever bfr
User :   i was asking about the cough
User :   few times a few yrs back
User :   cough whenever i have fever
User :   do you have fever with cough frequently
User :   maybe once a yeaar or so
User :   okie
User :   were you evr be diagnosed with asthma or sinusitis
User :   no
User :   okie are you taking any other medications rt now
User :   or for the cough
User :   not really except combiflam for headache
User :   thats fine
User :   what should I do?
User :   i think you seem to be having some acute bronchitis
User :   sounds bad!?
User :   dont worry about it
User :   what shld i do?
User :   It gets on well if you take some medications and few precautions
User :   what med?
User :   But I strongly suggest you to see a doctor before
User :   but an over the counter anti cough medicato\ions shall solve your problem for time beibg
User :   could you suggest what medicines?
User :   you can take linctuss syrup
User :   How old are you?
User :   anything else?
User :   I would suggest some hot water gargles
User :   28
User :   ok
User :   okie 2 tsp trice daily
User :   of linctuss
User :   anything else that i should be doing?
User :   nothing you keep following anout your progress
User :   ok
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