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Cure for fever and sore throat after taking citrizine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Dec-2013
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Doctor:hello
User:hi doctor
User:i am XXXXXXX here
User:doctor i have got fever
User:it started yesterday with running nose
User:and sore throat
Doctor:sorry about that
User:now i am having a fever
Doctor:did you see a doctor for the same?
User:yes
User:and i got citrizine for it
Doctor:Were you prescribed any medicines?
User:but it didn't affected me a lot
User:i just dozed off
User:tats all
Doctor:ok
Doctor:ok
Doctor:any other symptoms apart from these?
Doctor:fever, running nose, sore throat - is that all?
User:nope
User:runiing nose
Doctor:Is the fever increasing?
User:sore throat
User:fever
Doctor:How is your condition now compared to yesterday?
User:not significatly good
User:i do feel cold sometimes
User:for wch i cover myself in blanket
Doctor:ok
User:i had office today
User:but i didnt go
Doctor:Good
Doctor:you did not work today
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Let me suggestions you few medicines
User:sre
User:sure
Doctor:You can take Tablet Crocin cold and flu thrice daily after food for 2 days
User:ok
User:and
User:?
Doctor:Together with this
Doctor:You will need to do steam inhalation and salt water gargling thrice daily
User:what else
User:?
Doctor:For steam inhalation, you can use Karvol plus nasocaps
Doctor:You can use plain warm water and salt for gargling or Betadine gargle for clearing the sore throat
User:ok
Doctor:Apart from this, supportive measures in the form of warm milk with a pinch of turmeric and ginger will help
Doctor:Hot soups too
Doctor:keep yourself warm
Doctor:Take bland diet
Doctor:Take adequate bed rest
Doctor:You should be fine in a day or two
User:when u say steam inhalation how do i do that
User:?
Doctor:You can do it with steam inhaler apparatus
Doctor:Or you can just boil water in a wide vessel until it steams and use the same thing to inhale the steam
User:sorry i dont have ant apparatus like that
User:here
Doctor:no problem
User:ok
Doctor:Try the other simple home measure
User:i can go with the second option
Doctor:yes
Doctor:You can go ahead with it
Doctor:get well soon
User:u said crocin
User:right
User:what mg shld i go for
User:?
Doctor:There is no mg for it
Doctor:also
User:ok
Doctor:it is Tablet Crocin cold and Flu
Doctor:It is not plain crocin
Doctor:all right?
User:ok
Doctor:ok
User:doc
User:will keep tat in mind
Doctor:ok :)
User:and one more thing i do need to intake this tablet after food right
User:?
Doctor:yes
Doctor:take the tablet after food
Doctor:thrice in a day
User:what kind of food can i take? i mean i do live in a apt but i dont know to cook...... i do have food from outside.....so what would you recommend ?
Doctor:after breakfast, lunch and dinner
Doctor:try bland food like
Doctor:plain idlis
Doctor:dosa
Doctor:Porridge
Doctor:oats
Doctor:milk with corn
User:and how do i use nasal caps??? i mean should i put those before steam inhalation
User:ok
Doctor:yes
Doctor:you should drop the caspule Nasocaps into the steaming water
Doctor:and then inhale from it
User:ok
User:will remeber that
User:thanks for the info doc
User:thanks you doc
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:take care
User:sure
Doctor:is that all for now?
Doctor:ok
Doctor:I shall close the chat window now
Doctor:Bye for now
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