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Frequent coughing fits and cold with tiredness, red eyes, running nose and headache. Social drinking and smoking habit. Suggestion?

I suffer from frequent coughing fits and colds. The cough will sometimes be dry and sometimes bring up phlegm . Other symptoms include, tiredness, red eyes, running nose and headaches . It should be noted that I am a social smoker and often binge drink. I have gone to doctors before about the coughing and have done xrays and blood test but they have not picked up anything.
Asked On : Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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hello Mr. Crush,

As you are having frequent cough and cold, it is possible that you are having allergy. Smoking can agrrevate the condition. Please get your blood investigated for Hb, TLC, DLC, ESR and get X ray chest PA view done. It might be possible that your Eosinophill count is raised. Please consult with Physician for furthur management after examining you. and PLEASE QUIT SMOKING.

Thanks and take care.
Answered: Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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