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Recommendation for a tonic to increase immunity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   HI Dr xxxx here
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   hi
User :   can u pls recommend a tonic for immunity?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   good nutricious food, high protien diet is needed
Doctor :   also, try Immunoboost tablets, which are good for general health
Doctor :   by the way, can you tell me what exact issues do u have ?
User :   ok,is there any tonic instead of tablets
User :   as i find it diffucult to swallow tablets
Doctor :   most of the tonics are just placebo
User :   lately, i often fall get cough cold fever
Doctor :   Chyawanprash, will be helpful
User :   its never been so frequent in the past
Doctor :   how many episodes did u have in the last year ?
User :   this year i have been down with viral thrice
User :   3 times in 9 months
Doctor :   thats not much
Doctor :   if u have 6 + episodes, then it is considered very high
User :   ok
Doctor :   most people in india, get allergic rhinitis, due to seasonal changes
Doctor :   so be prepared to such changes, and use prophylactic medicines and u will be fine
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   are u there ?
Doctor :   i guess, u have moved out of the page
Doctor :   please log back in if u have any medical queries
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i had one more query
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   the corners of my lips are chapped
Doctor :   ok
User :   there are these tiny cuts these
Doctor :   and how long has this been?
User :   is it some kinf of deficinv;y?
User :   one month
User :   or skin infection
Doctor :   i would suggest you, to get your blood tested for anemia ( CBC, peripheral blood smear, etc )
User :   ok
User :   any medicines or cream for application
Doctor :   also, i would, advice you, to take vitamin B complex supplements, which will help you
User :   ok
Doctor :   the symptoms mentioned, seems to be more of nutritional deficiency of vit B
User :   can i take Bevon?
User :   I am 30 i am planning to start a family soon...any pre natal vitamins that you can recommend?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   folic acid , and vit B12 ccomplex are the needed for the safe pregancy
Doctor :   you can take Bevon
Doctor :   its a good supplement
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   any iron supplement
Doctor :   but before you take iron caps, u need to know, whats your Hb
Doctor :   get your blood checked as i have told earlier and that gives a baseline
Doctor :   but in a broder sence, Haem up capsules are ok to take
User :   ok
Doctor :   * Broader sense
User :   will have a blood test done
User :   i also have thryroid
User :   need to test that aswll
Doctor :   yes, get that tested as well
User :   hmm
Doctor :   I hope u have understood my advice ?
Doctor :   Do u have any other query?
Doctor :   are u there ?
Doctor :   i guess, u have moved out of the page
Doctor :   please log back in if u have any medical queries
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