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Cure for fever, headache and nose block - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr.xxxx here
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query.
User :   hi AAAAAAA i just had a few symptoms of cold from last night
User :   i had a blocked nose and felt a bit feverish in the morning
User :   i took a paracetamol
Doctor :   ok
User :   in the morning, and the fever seems to be subsided
User :   but i still have a headache and cold
User :   and i wanted to know what would be a good course of action now
Doctor :   ok. please describe your symptoms in detail
User :   i have a blocked nose, and headache currently ,
User :   and some tiredness
Doctor :   ok. please rate your symptoms on a scale of 1-10 with 10 being the highest intensity.
User :   i would give it a 6
User :   since i feel the fever is subsided just because of the paracetamol
Doctor :   is there any soreness or irritation in throat, cough, sputum associated?
User :   there is a bit of irritation in the throat , no cough
Doctor :   ok. then follow these steps
User :   ok
Doctor :   1) take Tab Dolo cold 1 tablet 2 -3 times a day as needed
Doctor :   2) do warm salt water gargling 2-4 times a day
Doctor :   3) take Saline nasal drops 2 drops in each nostril 2 times a day.
User :   ok
Doctor :   if your symptoms do not improve in 2-3 days time, then you will need further examination done by a doctor to rule out infections
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yes
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   nothing else, thank you for your help
Doctor :   follow these instructions for 2-3 days and see if you improve
User :   ok
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
User :   bye :)
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