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Suggestions to cure bronchitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi my name is XXXXXXXX
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   I have been recently getting over bronchitis
User :   I am about to go on tour
Doctor :   ok
User :   and I have to get over this
User :   I've been through a round of antibiotics, and 120 ml of codiene syrup
User :   it hasn't gone away
Doctor :  
ok i will help you in this.
User :   I recently purchased primatene mist thinking it might be asthma
User :   worried it is going to turn to walking Pneumonia
Doctor :  
May i know since when do you have bronchitis?
User :   about a week and two or three days
User :   it just won't pass
User :   I'm working about 60 hours a week
User :   I'm up all night coughing with no phlegm to excrete
Doctor :  
I Have to ask you few more questions on your problem to help you properly.
User :   go for it
Doctor :  
Can you brief me about your symptoms?
User :   i'm a 21 year old male, smoker 1/2 pack/day
User :   slight headaches
User :   no energy
Doctor :  
User :   achy abdomen
Doctor :  
User :   blood in sinuses in the morning when blowing nose
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Do you have cough?
User :   mainly at night
Doctor :  
Is it a dry cough?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Do you have fever?
User :   i'm not sure
User :   I don't have any way of measuring that
User :   I do have the spotted clammy hands, cold/hot rushes
Doctor :  
Do you any breating difficulties too?
User :   just slight weezing
Doctor :  
Doctor :   AAAAAAA your problems seems more becouse of smoking
User :   I don't have a physician here, I have to seek medical aid from minor emergency clinic
User :   emergency
Doctor :  
than a bronchitis or pnemonia.
User :   it's difficult to quit
User :   especially under the work load I have right now
Doctor :  
I will suggest few treatment options.
Doctor :  
I can also give you tips to help you cut down the ciggaretts.
Doctor :  
In medical terms we call such a symptoms as smokers cough.
Doctor :  
Do you follow?
User :   yes
User :   I want to quit, I'm just afraid it's going to be difficult on the road
Doctor :  
Chronic smoking causes irritation of the airways and that results in cough.
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