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Suffering from Cough, cold, sore throat and treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Doc suffering from cough for last 20 days .
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   it started with cold and sneezing
User :   29
Doctor :   Is the cough dry or productive? Do you have any other symptoms like fever, sore throat, bodyache?
User :   its productive yes sore throat.
User :   Some heaviness in head
Doctor :   What is the colour of flem?
User :   normally white at times yellowish
Doctor :   1)Take tab Dolocold 3 times a day.
User :   had a history of cynus but the same has not come up since last 10 years
Doctor :   2)Take steam inhalation afetr adding Karvol plus in water 3 times a day.
Doctor :   3)Do gargle with warm salted water thrice.
User :   Dolocold is this antibiotic ? doing step 2 and 3 but will increase frequency
Doctor :   4)Take Syrup Benadryl 2 tbsp daily.
User :   as if now just 1 time a day
Doctor :   No it is not antibiotic.
User :   Thanks i was not interested in a antibiotic i normally don't take medicine for normal cough , cold and fever
Doctor :   5)Take 1 cup warm water and add 1 tbsp honey and 1 lemon juice. Have this at least twice daily
Doctor :   6)_Avoid exposure to cold.
Doctor :   If all this does not help at all in a week then you need to get yourself examined and also may require investigations.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   thanks a lot doc
User :   great talking to you noted it
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   not for now thanks a ton for support.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
User :   bye.
Doctor :   Take care.
User :   you to
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