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Body pain post intake of medicines for fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here\
User :   Hi, thanks for your time
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   I had come down with a fever about a week back.. it was pretty high, 102 degrees, along with severe body ache
User :   I saw a doctor the next day and she prescribed a light antibiotic (oxaflacin i think 200mg) for 3 days along with paracetamol
Doctor :   Do you have fever right noe? Any other symptom present?
User :   The fever left me in 3 days, but the body ache still persists
User :   i have pain in my hands and feet mainly
User :   with some pain in my elbows and knees
User :   I am afraid this pain doesn't become chronic
User :   What do you think doctor?
Doctor :   For how long did you take medications?
User :   5 days
Doctor :   When did you stop the medications? Is fever still present?
User :   I stoped the medicines 2 days ago. I have no fever now
User :   just the pain
Doctor :   Ok it seems lika viral infection and it take about 10 days to be fully cured of.
Doctor :   If the fevr comes up again with these joint pains then you need to get examined and investigated
User :   ok.. but as long as the fever doesnt come again, you think the pain will be gone soon right?
User :   Should i take any medication as of now?
Doctor :   Yes it may go away in 3 to 5 days
Doctor :   But if after that also the symptoms are there then you need Blood tests
User :   Ok, so I'll wait for another 3 to 5 days.
User :   Do you suggest any medicines in the meantime?
Doctor :   If only for pain you can take DOLD 650 mg thrice
User :   Ok. Thanks Dr. XXX
Doctor :   Have healthy diet
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   fluids?
Doctor :   Yes you can have them.
User :   ok
User :   That should be all i guess. Thanks again doctor. Bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, b ye for now

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