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Suggest treatment for dry cough and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Apr-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User:Hi wife 35years old ia having dry cough for last 3-4days...yesterday night she got feverish and felt bery very cold
User:now she is feeling very tired..but no fever
User:dry cough is still there
User:will it be any viral?
Doctor:It may be from virus infection. But you need not be concerned.
User:gave crocin yesterday night and this morning
Doctor:She can try warm glass of water and throat lozenges if cough is severe and troubling her.
User:any anti biotic needed? can you suggest any OTC medicine?
Doctor:She can also try warm ginger tea for useful benefits.
Doctor:I wouldn't use antibiotics yet. And I don't recommend medicines to pregnant ladies unless it is very essential.
User:she is not pregnant
Doctor:I am sorry, I misread the first statement.
Doctor:In that case, she can try the home remedies first.
User:ok fine...will try that..
User:Thank you for the advice
Doctor:If it doesn't help, I would start Syp Tusq D syrup.
User:ok fine
Doctor:It should reduce her cough.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:no..Thank you
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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