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Persistent allergic cough, mantoux test and x-ray recommended - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i have a problem of cough
Doctor :   sorry
Doctor :   by mistake i put this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   since 3 months
User :   i visited several docs nd was diagnosed of a allergic cough
Doctor :   do you get flem while coughing?
Doctor :   do you smoke?
User :   its not consitent and is observed only on a certain part of the day
Doctor :   ok
User :   i used to.. i have left smoking since 6 months
Doctor :   do you get flem while coughing?
User :   i was given antibiotics and also did the throat swab test..
User :   but all were negative
Doctor :   ok
User :   yeah .i do..
Doctor :   dod you underwent any chest x-rays
User :   its imp to note that i dont cough all day.. not even everyday
Doctor :   what i s the color of your flem
User :   its regular colorless
User :   no x rays as such
Doctor :   cough for 3 months should not be neglected
User :   :)
Doctor :   you need to rule out tuberculosis
User :   but the cough is not consistent.. right now i am normal am not coughing..
User :   mcoughing
Doctor :   get a mantoux test done and a chest x-ray
Doctor :   avoid allergens like dust, animal danders

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