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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
Doctor :  
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   I've been having Chronic coughs,the past few weeks
Doctor :   ok

User :   and they just seem to get worse and worse. They often happen during the night
Doctor :  
your age
User :   20
Doctor :  
do you produce sputum
Doctor :  
or is it dry cough
User :   No its not dry cough
Doctor :  
did you take any medication
User :   lately i've also been short of breath
User :   yes,normal over the counter medicines
User :   like for cough and chest congestion
User :   and cough drops
Doctor :   what is the colour of the sputum
User :   Sometimes orange colored
Doctor :  
fever , sore throat
User :   Today in my saliva I saw a little bit of blood
User :   I don't seem to have a fever
Doctor :  
so that means it is infected
User :   Ah
Doctor :  
first rule out TB
Doctor :   In which country you are in
User :   New York
Doctor :  
ok then TB chance is less likely
User :   Can I ask,whats TB?
Doctor :  
but you must be started on an antibiotic course
Doctor :  
had you consulted any doctor over there

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