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Reasons for cold, safety factors - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hello
Doctor :   hello
User :   what r all the resons to getting cold?
Doctor :   there could be allergy, viral infection, bacterial infection
Doctor :   these are the most common causes
User :   How to avoid?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   what are all the safety factors?
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   patient-Age: 26 Gender: M Occupation: Engineer Location:Chennai Marital Status: single Weight and Height: 60Kg& 167cm Dependents: Yes.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the first thing is to avoid cold weather, dust and pollution as much as possible
Doctor :   viral infections are commonly seasonal
Doctor :   there is nothing much that can be done to prevent them
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can eat more citrus fruits to build up the strength of your nasal linings and to improve immunity
Doctor :   in allergies avoid cigarette smoke or any other smoke
User :   what r all citrus fruits?
Doctor :   oranges, lemons, grape fruits
User :   I never smoke before
User :   Any medicine is there for cold?
Doctor :   avoid pasive smoking too
Doctor :   that is inhaling smoke from other smokers
Doctor :   what are your present symptoms?
User :   Caugh
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any fever, headache, nose block?
User :   Thats all
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when is it present?
User :   3 Days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any sputum
Doctor :   or phlegm?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any phlegm?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   Sputum
Doctor :   i suggest that you take COLDACT PLUS [syp]
Doctor :   5-10 ml thrice daily
Doctor :   for a week
Doctor :   also follow all the precautions i told you
User :   what r all the foods I have to take?
User :   ok
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000 please confirm your details
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you should take more fruits
Doctor :   and avoid cold drinks and foods
Doctor :   other than that there is no restriction
Doctor :   please fill the form and say done when done
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