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Date : 09-Nov-2013
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User:hi sir,
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:My baby is 1y & 1M old. he is suffering fever since last 5 days.
User:initial we give him only crosin drops 1ml when temp noted.
User:but after 2 days the fever not cured, then we go to local physician he give medicine but the situation was same. after taking the med with 2 hrs temp goes to 99 deg F but after 4-5 hrs it rises by 100-101
User:and to till date the situation is same we contact the same doctor now he is prefering the injection 2 in one day.
User:right noe my wife and son is at village there the medical facility is not good
User:and same the practing docoors may not be good exp.
User:now i am worry about this why the fever is not cured even docotor givesm antibiotic.
User:i am at delhi and its difficult to reach there..
User:kindly suggest
Doctor:Can you name what medicine was prescribed after the visit to the doctor?
Doctor:And what other symptoms does your son have apart from fever?
User:sir i am not able to gv these details...only i know the med is not working
Doctor:What other symptoms does your son have apart from fever?
User:initially he started with cold, then afetr one day cought , then after 14-16 hrs fever start
User:fever was noted on sunday night
Doctor:Does he continue to have cough and cold now?
Doctor:Is he having rashes in his body?
Doctor:Is he passing urine normally?
User:the cough is very less ,,,no rashes is there
User:yes urine is normal
Doctor:Is he eating well or is he vomiting?
User:he is not eating well
Doctor:Have they performed any tests on him?
User:some time vomit due to cough initially
Doctor:And what is his current weight?
User:then we started levoline .31 mg respules.SOS
User:current weight is 8.2 kg
User:one week bak he had 8.9kg
Doctor:Let me brief you.
User:ok sir
Doctor:Continuous high grade fever lasting for more than 5 days is concerning.
Doctor:It is important that we rule out bacterial infection especially involving respiratory tract.
User:yes but some times it was reported by 99 deg F
Doctor:Chest examination and investigations helps doctor rule out serious examination.
Doctor:At this point of time, without looking at the child, it is difficult to predict the nature of illness.
User:docor said need not to worry by every time ,but we are felling no relax from fever
Doctor:I would suggest you use crocin drops 1ml every 4-6 hours.
Doctor:to control fever.
Doctor:Ibugesic syrup in the dose of 4ml can be used twice a day if crocin drops doesn't bring the fever down.
User:or sir any suggestion or some prediction
Doctor:You can also inform the attenders there to rub his body, neck, armpits and forehead with XXXXXXX warm water to bring the fever down.
Doctor:I would rather like him to be evaluated instead of trying injections to control fever.
Doctor:At this point of time, I suspect bacterial infection
User:means injection should be avided
Doctor:I mean, I would like the doctors there to identify the type of infection - bacterial or viral or any other cause
Doctor:before treating him with injectables.
Doctor:Injection has its benefits. Besides it is also not clear what injections the doctor wish to give him.
User:ok sir i talk to doctor.
Doctor:You can talk with the doctor and gain necessary information
Doctor:regarding the nature of infection
User:sir this may be case to some infection.
Doctor:and what injections the doctor want to give him.
User:sir that is i am worry i dont know how much doctor have expertise.
User:he belong to village area.
Doctor:If you suspect the doctor's have no enough competence
Doctor:You may ask the attenders to visit a higher centre.
User:ok sir,
Doctor:Most villages have primary care, secondary or district hospitals
User:thaks for your suggestion.
Doctor:District hospitals would have more experienced doctors
Doctor:Hope you have followed what i suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:yes sir sure it will help me more.. once again thanks.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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