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Cause of body pain, and slight fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.xx
Doctor :   May i help you now?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   from yesterday eve... i think m suffering from cold... no cough or running nose...yet... lil body pain.. no fever yet..i have started washing my face regularly and started drinking warm water
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   it might be the starting of a viral fever sometimes
Doctor :   May i know your age
User :   27
Doctor :   do you smoke?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have throat ache?
User :   not yet
Doctor :   ok
User :   shall i must c a doc... or will it cure on its own
Doctor :   So you may continue taking good amount of warm water daily
Doctor :   Along with that you may use KARVOPL PLUS capsules for steam inhalation
User :   ok
User :   i go to gym regurlarly... can i continue going to gym or take a break?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   for now
Doctor :   but slightly reduced exercises
Doctor :   as body pain will increase with exertion
Doctor :   you may take warm water baths too
User :   can i got for a jogging.. for say 20 mins..will that help OR make my condition more worse..
Doctor :   you may use paracetamol 500 tablet for body pain
Doctor :   if you are not allergic to it
User :   ok
User :   i am not
Doctor :   dont do jogging now
User :   ok
Doctor :   as it involves a lot of body exertion
Doctor :   take more of fresh fruits and vegetables
Doctor :   and avoid oily or spicy food for now
Doctor :   since your digestion may be affected now
User :   digestion is not affected yet.... what bout Gargles
Doctor :   you may use any TUSQ LOZENGES if you have any throat congestion
Doctor :   yes you may do saline or betadine mouth gargles too
User :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting....
Doctor :   Anything else you would like to know?
User :   how long will it take to get fit ..
User :   if i do all u recomnded...
Doctor :   Viral fever usually take around a week to get relieved
Doctor :   Al;most all viral fever are self limiting
Doctor :   so you need only supportive therapy
Doctor :   and some home care
User :   ok
Doctor :   thanks for consulting...
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Wish you a speedy recovery
Doctor :   Bye for now....
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