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Productive cough with stuffy nose and throat irritation - 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 Doctor
User :   I have a lot of cough
Doctor :   ok
User :   Have taken Amox for three days
User :   The cough has subsided but i can feel pain in the throat
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you having fever? throat irritation?
Doctor :   is there any sputum production?
User :   i have irritation but no fever
Doctor :   ok
User :   and very thick and sticky cough from nose
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   for this you will need to do steam inhalation, this will help to clear it
User :   okay
User :   When I inhale steam, my nose is clear
Doctor :   and for the throat, i suggest you to do warm salt water gargling two to three times a day
User :   i have felt that.. I am adding Karvol to the water
User :   okay
Doctor :   this will soothe the throat
Doctor :   ok
User :   Thanks a lot for the help Doctor
Doctor :   you can continue the steam inhalation with plus, it is good
User :   okay
Doctor :   please update your mobile /contact number
User :   i will update it
Doctor :   in the accounts settings page
User :   Thanks a lot
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
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