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Severe cough, 2.5 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am
User :   hi,
Doctor :   Please Proceed wit your health query
User :   my daughter 2.5 yrs old, has got a severe cough, pls suggest medicine
User :   she was prescribed by labs.. she s not taking it
User :   cough syrup relent
Doctor :
Doctor :   May i kinow since when she has the cough
User :   3 days.
User :   she has got cold...i gave her mox, now still cough persists..
Doctor :   Does she hav any associated symptoms like fever , running nose,etc
Doctor :   Since how many days are you giving mox
User :   2 days. fever was there.. i gave crocin.. last 2 days she does nt have fever..normals.. she s very tired...too..not taking proper food
User :   first days i gave mox,, then i went to doctor and gave her crocin, relent..
User :   dr suggstd to 3 - 4 days.. she s not taking the syrup.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since she ran high temperature with cough
Doctor :   probably she is suffering from lower respiratory tract infection
User :   what do i do for that..any medications
Doctor :   the exact cause of which can be made out of detailed physical examination of the chest
User :   any near by hospitals can u suggest..for check up
Doctor :   May i know which city are you from
User :   chennai
Doctor :   Since you hav given mox for only for two days which is insufficient
Doctor :   hence i would suggest to continue mox for 3 more days to complete the course
Doctor :   you can continue the syrup crocin for fever

Doctor :   but do not stop mox as you have started it , interrupted dosage may lead into resistence to the drug

Doctor :   Are you giving any cough syrup to the baby
User :   relent she is not taking that...can i give her Tixylix children linstcus
Doctor :   Thats fine you can continue with the same cough syrup

User :   k.. thanks a ton..
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