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Suffering from cough, throat itching. Advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor:Good evening
User:Good evening
User:suffering from cough
Doctor:Is it dry cough or you are producing Phlegm
User:its not dry cough...
User:kind of itching in throat
Doctor:Is it a productive cough, or you are seeing more of mucus?
User:more of cough as such
Doctor:Is there a pain in your throat as well, do you have fever too?
Doctor:Then it does not sound very serious
Doctor:You can try simple strepsils lozenges
User:i had lil pain last week, now only mucu
Doctor:Please take Tablet. Cetrizine in the night for next 2 to 3 days
Doctor:It is a prescription drug, please get it prescribed by your treating doctor
Doctor:Do salt water gargling with warm water twice daily
Doctor:You will be fine soon
User:sure.thanks. wht needs to be done for cold and head ache - wife is suffering
Doctor:Steam inhalation will help
Doctor:A simple dose of crocin for headache
User:k.. severe cold though
User:like a water flowing frm nose
Doctor:For this again, Tablet cetrizine can be taken
User:is it ok for her as she feeds our daughter
Doctor:Yes, it should be fine
User:1 tablet at night for 3 days/
Doctor:No, just one tablet is enough for her
User:okie.. though it severe cold 1 will do right?
Doctor:Yes, along with steam inhalation
User:okie..thanks a ton for help
User:ur based out of bangalore?
Doctor:No, we are in Bangalore
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is that all?
User:yep.. thanks a ton for help
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
User:tk cr.. bye
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