Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
152 Doctors are Online

Suggest treatment for cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jul-2014
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2585 Questions
Doctor:
Please proceed with your query
User:Hello Sir
User:I have cough
Doctor:Ok
User:hearing khur khur sound from my chest
User:tried several syrup
User:nothing works
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:How long have you been dealing with this issue?
Doctor:What other symptoms do you have?
User:almost 2 weeks
User:started with fever
User:fever gone within 2days
User:but cough persists
Doctor:Do you produce sputum with cough?
User:no, feeling that i have, but not coming out
Doctor:Do you smoke?
User:no
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The symptoms you currently have seems like a post viral cough.
Doctor:Such kind of cough usually lasts for 3-6 weeks.
User:sound from my chest giving me lot of trouble
Doctor:It will gradually resolve after 6 weeks.
Doctor:So do not worry.
Doctor:But if there are wheezing sounds happening from your chest
Doctor:it may indicate the symptoms are still persisting or you are developing bronchoconstriction
Doctor:which will benefit with inhaler.
Doctor:I recommend you visit a physician who will examine your chest and if needed perform X-ray.
Doctor:A prescription for bronchodilator will be given to you
Doctor:that should take care of the problem.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:s
User:second time also went to the same doctor
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:What was the doctor's opinion during the visit?
User:he said, some infection, and prescribed with the new syrup and some caps
Doctor:Was X-ray done/blood tests done?
User:no
Doctor:Since when are you on these new syrup and capsule?
User:last 4 days
Doctor:If there was no good response even after 4 days of treatment, then you need discuss about what is causing this condition.
Doctor:Like I said, it can be a post infection cough - which will take atleast 6 weeks to clear
User:ok, thank you
User:will try to meet him again
Doctor:or a condition that needs reexamination.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:no sir
User:thanks
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor