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Post sore throat dry cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help You?
User :   hi good afternoon doctor
User :   i had sore throat 2 weeks back it got better but i have persistent cough
Doctor :   very good afternoon to you to
User :   mostly dry cough
User :   i was wondering what i shoudl do to take care of that ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   it worsens if i talk but there is no phlegm for me to spit out
Doctor :   i will tel you what is this post sore throat dry cough is all about
User :   ok
Doctor :   the thin mucosal layer of the throat is damaged
Doctor :   when you had the sore throat
Doctor :   now it is in the process of regeneration
Doctor :   so you are getting cough
Doctor :   nothing to worry
Doctor :   you follow this simple steps
User :   i c
Doctor :   Do warm saline gargle every day in the morning
Doctor :   i shall prescribe you a syrup
User :   ok
Doctor :   syrup
Doctor :   consume 5 ml of the syrup only in the night
Doctor :   it is mildly sedative
User :   ok
Doctor :   so avoid in the morning times
User :   ok doc
Doctor :   is there any thing i can help you with
Doctor :   please fill the feed back form
User :   i think that is it for now
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   sure
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