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Persisting cough, headache, home remedy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Thanks for the response. I need your suggestion
User :   My wife has been suffering with cough for past 10 days
Doctor :   Sure , please proceed with your query
User :   her nose is blocked and couldn't smell the food also
Doctor :   Ok, does she have headache and joint pains ?
User :   she gets headache occassionally
User :   headache starts with cough
User :   no joint pains
Doctor :   ok, Has she tried any medications ?
User :   she tried some ayurvedic home remedy for last 3 days
User :   like elaichi, dry ginger
Doctor :   Ok, do ask her to take steam inhalations with eucalyptus oil in the water
Doctor :   Also apply NASIVION decongestant nasal drops into the nose thrice daily about 5 to 6 drops
User :   5-6 drops on each nostril?
Doctor :   Yes, you are right
User :   ok. one more information
Doctor :   Yes,
User :   a month back she had a nose infection
User :   and got blood from the nose
User :   that time she took medicines prescribed by doctor in CMH Hospital
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   now, blood has stopped coming from nose
User :   but cough & blocking nose persists
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   both steam with eucalyptus oil & nasal drops are for nose
Doctor :   The blockade is mainly due to the thick secretions , it is not a direct sign of infection , need not worry , Nasivion drops will surely help
User :   anything required for cough?
Doctor :   The steam inhalations will help here
Doctor :   Also ask her to gargle warm salt water twice daily
User :   ok, Thanks for your tips.
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   good night
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Good night
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