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Fever after vaccination - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i have a roommate who got a bunch of vaccinations for her trip to ghana africa yesterday
User :   yesterday night she got the chills, sweats, aching all over her body and her skin was burning up
User :   she was not sick before, showed no symptoms of anything before
Doctor :   hi
User :   what to do?
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help you in this

Doctor :   can I ask few relevant questions?
User :   i have five minutes for this free trial, as i am student, i am not in a position to pay for services so time is of the essence right now
User :   if you must
User :   ?
Doctor :   what is her age?
User :   23
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   which vaccines she had?
User :   a bunch, hep, tet, malaria, west nile, a few others for east africa

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   hep b or c?
User :   not sure
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   she measured the fever?
User :   thats the thing her skin was burning but she had no fever
User :   98
User :   normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   she went to urgent care, they gave her an IV, she tried to tell them about the vaccines but they didnt care at all, they didnt even ask which she got- they made no connection
Doctor :   how many hours have elapsed sine her vaccination and her being reached there?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   *since

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