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Fever and cold in child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   HI
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   which is the child care centre near HAL?
Doctor :   there are many
Doctor :   the pediatrics department at MAnipal hospital
Doctor :   or Chinmaya mission hospital are two choices
Doctor :   to find the one closest to you- you can use the search doctor feature
Doctor :   on our home page
User :   I know these hospitals. They are big. for small illness I would like to know good doctor near to me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can use the search doctor feature on our home page to find the pediatrician closest to you
Doctor :   as our website has just been launched- we still don't have reviews for all the doctors
User :   ok. Thank you very much. let me try it.
Doctor :   welocme
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   your doctor searc is very good feature.
Doctor :   thank you
Doctor :   hope you found somebody near your area
User :   I have a one year 7 months old child.
User :   He is having light fever and cold.
Doctor :   how many days has it been?
User :   he is having colde since 4 days
User :   yesterday he had light fever.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you given him any medicine?
Doctor :   Does he have a cough?
User :   my wife gave him colpol which doctor suggested last time when we went to him
User :   yes he has cough
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when did the cough start?
User :   since 2 days
Doctor :   does it increase at night?
User :   when he is at bed he is having cough otherwise it is little
Doctor :   does he have fever today?
User :   no
User :   aftergiving colpol it is gone
Doctor :   does he have any other health problems/ allergies?
User :   no
Doctor :   you need to take your child to a pediatrician so that he can listen to his chest
Doctor :   If the cough is more on lying down- and he has had fever
Doctor :   After an initial cold
Doctor :   We have to rule out any chest infection
Doctor :   it will usually be treated with an antibiotic(if infection is present)- after a physical examination
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thats all for now. Thank you. I will let you know
Doctor :   thanks for consulting us
Doctor :   bye for now
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