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Persistin cough, weight loss, tuberculosis ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Average Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query
User :   last 1 month i m fed up with cough
User :   contineously
Doctor :   Do you have throat pain,fever?
User :   yes
User :   some time i m not sleep whole night
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any spitum is produced.
Doctor :   Sputum?
User :   means
Doctor :   Phelgm.
User :   yes
Doctor :   Which colour,how much
Doctor :   Have you lost weight.
User :   yes i lost some weight
Doctor :   When does the fever rise.
User :   all time morning afternoon night some slightly
Doctor :   Better you have to do sputum examination and complete blood check up.
User :   ok
User :   but anything serious
Doctor :   we will have to rule out T.B
Doctor :   Just check it out.
Doctor :   GO to a general physicain.
Doctor :   You should not have so severe cough.
User :   ok
User :   thanks dr
Doctor :   Ok.Try drinking only boiled hot water till that time.
User :   ok
Doctor :   And use kercheif while coughing.
User :   but it is symtance of TB i mean it is sure
Doctor :   Get the test done immediately.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Not sure,so i told you to get it tested.
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   even if i see you directly you have to do blood check up.
User :   ok
User :   bye
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Bye take care.
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