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Chikkangunya, joint pain, fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi good morning sir
Doctor :   Good Morning?
User :   since 15days i m suffaring
Doctor :   Ok
User :   chikkangunya
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i cunsult a doctor
User :   but i dont hv fivar nw
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but ih still
User :   joint pain
User :   so
Doctor :   The symptoms persist for 10-15 days,
Doctor :   you have to take plenty of rest, oral fluids and
User :   s
User :   k
Doctor :   Tab. Paracetamol 500mg thrice a day after food
User :   i tok rest one week
User :   k
Doctor :   or if the pain is severe Tab. Combiflam thrice a day after food,
User :   is their any side efect
Doctor :   The rest period may be extended to
Doctor :   No
User :   for this tablet
Doctor :   another week
Doctor :   Try to apply hot fomentation on the joint
User :   k
User :   thanq
Doctor :   Take the tablets after food
Doctor :   Anything else?
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   but
User :   paracetamal
User :   its for only fevar
User :   rt
User :   i hv joint pain
Doctor :   Yes. For Chikungunya, no other treatment is required because it is a viral infection
User :   k
User :   thankq
Doctor :   Paracetamol reduces inflammation in the joints
User :   k
Doctor :   along withg reducing fever
Doctor :   For more pain use combiflam

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