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Date : 24-Dec-2014
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User:Hi Dr..
User:I have a 4 month old son...since last 2 days, he got severe cough
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:Does he have fever too?
User:no
User:he is congestion but not able to through out cough
Doctor:is there running nose or any other associated symptoms?
Doctor:Is it wet cough or dry cough?
User:yes..running nose is there but not as severe as cough
User:wet cough
Doctor:is he producing phlegm or mucus?
User:yes
Doctor:alright
Doctor:He might be going through an upper respiratory tract infection right now
User:also he did green potty
Doctor:Mild form although not severe since there is no fever
User:should I visit a Dr if its seriouos?
User:or will you be able to suggest some medicine?
Doctor:Is he bottle fed?
User:yes..2-3 times in a day
Doctor:In minor situation like your son's now, Mucolite drops can be tried
User:oh ok
Doctor:around 5 drops three times a day
Doctor:This is a prescription drug
User:can you please suggest some good name
Doctor:You have to get it prescribed by his doctor
Doctor:Mucolite is the brand name
Doctor:it is good
Doctor:Since the baby is bottle fed, potty can be green
User:oh ok..so if I say Mucolite, I can get this in pharma shop?
User:which intensity it is?
Doctor:Yes, no intensity as such, it is a drop
Doctor:But this is a prescription drug
Doctor:To be prescribed by his doctor
Doctor:alright?
User:ok Sr
User:I'll consult a Dr and get this
Doctor:Wish your son a very speedy recovery
Doctor:Sure
User:thanks a lot for your time
Doctor:my pleasure, any time
User:Thanks Sr
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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