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Date : 26-Jan-2018
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Doctor:Hi, I am Dr. XXXXXXX .
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User:Hello Doctor.
User:Good Morning.
User:How are you doing today?
Doctor:I am fine
User:I'm doing good, thank you.
User:My baby has completed his six months on 30th December 2017 and he has been suffering from cough from quite sometime
User:We have tried two different doctors and also tried multiple cough syrups alongwith nebulization, however the cough is still there
User:We have finally started his homeopathy treatment and we are giving him Stodal Plus Cough Syrup, still he coughs.
User:He coughs mostly in the early morning.
User:He does not cough mush during the day time and when he starts coughing in the morning, his mucus sound is audible
User:I'm not sure, what we need to do?
Doctor:it looks like your baby is having viral wheeze.
Doctor:do not worry give your baby symptomatic treatment
Doctor:where do you stay?
User:climate is weird, its hot in the morning and cold during the night time
User:What Kind of treatment you suggest?
Doctor:you can give your child montek lc syrup once ni the night
Doctor:what is the weight of your child?
User:8 Kgs
User:Do you suggest us to visit the doctor again?
Doctor:I don't think you need to visit the doctor again
Doctor:it is self limiting
User:Is it something which is a matter of worry?
Doctor:as he coughs only in the morning, you can give him montek lc 1 ml in the night
User:Shall we continue with the Homeo medicines?
Doctor:Nothing to worry, it will go away on its own by 5 years
Doctor:yes you can continue homeo medicines
Doctor:is he feeding well?
User:He is not totally on mother's milk, we give him Cerelac and cow milk
Doctor:ok that is good
Doctor:give him steam inhalation
Doctor:that will also help him
User:One more question, we are also planning to give him pneumonia vaccination now. As he has crossed six months, is it safe to give him the vaccination now?
Doctor:give it next month when he does not have cold or cough
Doctor:you can give but better to wait
User:Sure, thanks
User:Thank you Doctor.
User:How much would be the cost of the vaccination?
Doctor:it will be around 4000 to 5000 rs
User:Sure, thanks
User:I don't have any further questions
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:Good bye.
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