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Suggest treatment for chronic cough

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jul 2016
Question: hi doctor,

I am having cough since 6 months. sometimes I don't have it but then after few dates it again starts. I did my testings and nothing was found. some say it is elergic. can you suggest why I can't get rid from this disease. one doctor also advised that I should go for High definition CT Scan and that is costly. can you suggest whether it will help.

Mostly when I have cough. My body generates lots and lots of sputum. but there is no blood in the sputum.

please suggest which is the best hospital in XXXXXXX where I can get my treatment and this can be fixed. also suggest the best doctor in XXXXXXX The
best.
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (31 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Consult medanta in XXXXXXX

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Yoy are having chronic cough with expectoration (sputum production).
It is commonly seen with bronchitis, asthma, bronchiectesis, lung infection like tuberculosis etc.
So better to consult pulmonologist and get done
1. Clinical examination of respiratory system
2. PFT (pulmonary function test) to rule out bronchitis.
3. Sputum microscopic examination for tuberculosis and other lung infection.
CT scan can help but first let me know your chest x ray report.
Better to consult in medanta medicity XXXXXXX It is having good pulmonary department. I don't know names of doctors there but it is having good department.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (2 days later)
Thanks Doctor.
Also can you suggest what are the charges for the above tests ???
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (9 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
PFT will charge you approximately 800-1000 rupees.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
I don't know exactly charges in medanta medicity.
In XXXXXXX where I practice following are the approximate changes.
1. Pulmonologist consultation - 500-800
2. PFT - 800-1000 rupees.
3. Sputum microscopic examination - 200-300 rupees.
Hope I have solved your query. If you are not having further queries, then please close the conversation and rate my answer.
You can ask me directly on bit.ly/askdrkaushalbhavsar. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (5 minutes later)
Okay Thanks.
What would include in clinical examination of respiratory system and what is the cost for this.??
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (6 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Clinical examination of respiratory system means stethoscopic examination.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Clinical examination of respiratory system means stethoscopic examination of lungs. This includes auscultation of lungs, breathsounds etc.
So consult pulmonologist and he will do clinical examination of respiratory system.
It costs you around 500-800 rupees.
Hope I have solved your query.
If you are not having further queries, then please close the conversation and rate my answer.
You can ask me directly on bit.ly/askdrkaushalbhavsar. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: Consult medanta in XXXXXXX Detailed Answer: Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic. I can understand your concern. Yoy are having chronic cough with expectoration (sputum production). It is commonly seen with bronchitis, asthma, bronchiectesis, lung infection like tuberculosis etc. So better to consult pulmonologist and get done 1. Clinical examination of respiratory system 2. PFT (pulmonary function test) to rule out bronchitis. 3. Sputum microscopic examination for tuberculosis and other lung infection. CT scan can help but first let me know your chest x ray report. Better to consult in medanta medicity XXXXXXX It is having good pulmonary department. I don't know names of doctors there but it is having good department. Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks