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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
User :   doctor XXXi have severe cold since wednesday last week
User :   i have ben taking crocin cold and flu
Doctor :   Do you have cough and fever too ?
User :   not no major improvement
User :   no fever little cough is there
Doctor :   It still takes two more days to reduce
Doctor :   Do you have headache or blocked nose?
User :   headache is there and yeah nose is also blocked
Doctor :   Is it still runny nose?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you take steam inhalations?
Doctor :   Which city are you in?
User :   no
User :   XXX
Doctor :   Ok, take MEDLER tablets, twice a day,
User :   its raining like hell here these days
User :   ok
Doctor :   Steam inhalations thrice a day with Vicks
User :   ok
User :   vics vaporub
Doctor :   Take normal hot shower bath twice a day
Doctor :   Yes
User :   ok
User :   anything else doctor?
Doctor :   It should all do within next two days
User :   ok thnx doctor
Doctor :   If it does not, then there is secondary bacterial infection
User :   ok
Doctor :   where you need antibiotic after chest examination with a stethescope
User :   ok
Doctor :   Drink ample amounts of fluids
Doctor :   12 glasses per day
Doctor :   You should get better
User :   how does secondary bacterial infection happen?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Because of your work even though you have cold
User :   ok
Doctor :   One should rest if they catch cold
Doctor :   then it reduces in 48 hours
User :   ok
Doctor :   iF not it prolongs to 7 days
Doctor :   That is the trick
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
User :   thank u doctor
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   XXX doctor
User :   thanks
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