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Fever and heavy headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Ok
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Proceed with the query
User :   she is having fever and heavy headache
User :   what to do
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
May I know her age?
User :   27
Doctor :  
Since when is she having this?
User :   she is also suffering from cough for a month now
Doctor :   Ok

User :   she is taking medicine for a week now
User :   but no imp.
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
What medications has she taken?
User :   not specific have been provided by doctor
User :   no name as such
User :   i have given her one crocin cold and flu be bacause she also has cold
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Since she is having the problem since the past 1 month
User :   yes
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it is advisable for her to take a good antibiotic
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to resolve the problem
User :   which one ?
Doctor :   there are many types
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but shall have to be prescribed for her to take
Doctor :  
I cannot do that on this platform
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I cannot provide prescription here
User :   what do u mean ?? cant prescribe ??
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   then what ??
Doctor :  
Prescription is not possible online
User :   for what reason i have payed 100 bucks
User :   ?
Doctor :  
without personally examining a patient
Doctor :  
I can only guide you
User :   where to meet u ??
User :   or how much need to pay to get the prescription ??
Doctor :   Prescription is not given

Doctor :  
online
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there is nothing like seperate charges for that
User :   then tell me at least a good antibiotic
User :   ?
Doctor :  
Here I can only guide you
User :   but guide me some ways
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   u r just giving me an adviise which a non doctor can also say
User :   take her to dr and he or she will examine her and prescribe the medicine
User :   right
User :   then why u r runing this site
Doctor :   Not like that

Doctor :  
It is not ethical for me to give a prescription
User :   then like what if u r a dr why can u prescribe some medi
User :   ??
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
You are not aware of Medical law and medical ethics
User :   then why u r charinging i can also give thgis advice and sit where u r sitting
Doctor :  
that is the reason you are telling that
User :   yes i am not
Doctor :  
We do not entertain such non medicos here
Doctor :  
Sorry
User :   then only thing i know my frind is suffering with pain and i need her to be fine
User :   the*
Doctor :   Yes I can help you in that

User :   then tell me
Doctor :  
I suggest her to start a complete course of antibiotics
Doctor :  
after consulting a doc
User :   ok then what u r ??
User :   r u not a dr. ?
Doctor :  
After physical examination I mean
User :   i dont care what the ethics r ot the rules or laws are
Doctor :  
and also to get a written prescription
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You may not
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But we do
Doctor :   Now for your friend's problem

Doctor :  
she has to report to a General Physician or a Pulmonologist
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either is fine
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and ask for antibiotic
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Meanwhile if she still has fever and/or headache, I suggest you to give Dolo 650
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every 6 hours
User :   at least u can tell me any common atibiotic
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not more than that
User :   which i can buy from the market as no dr. are availble because of sunday
Doctor :  
I can understand Arun
Doctor :   Sorry XXXXXXXX
User :   thts ok
Doctor :  
You can give her Dolo650
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for symptomatic relieif as of now
User :   ok
Doctor :  
that is for immediate relief
Doctor :  
but there is a chance of infection in her
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as it is present since 1 month
User :   sure
User :   and can u prescibe me any blood test
User :   need t be done
User :   ?
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Hence antibiotics can be started tomorrow
Doctor :   What is the complaint other than cough in the past month?
User :   littele fever
Doctor :   Ok

User :   little*
User :   continuous
Doctor :   has she lost weight?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
She does require a chest x-ray
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and also a sputum or a throat swab test
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for certain bacteria
Doctor :  
with fever for such a duration
Doctor :  
We shall have to think of certain conditions like Tuberculosis, Typhoid, Malaria
User :   what is the name of the blood test for fever
Doctor :   It includes certain tests like

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TC, DC, ESR
Doctor :   Hb
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Widal for Typhoid
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QBC, Peripheral smear for Malaria
User :   what do u think all thgese test should be done?
Doctor :   Sorry
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I could not get your question
User :   these all test should be done
User :   in order to identify the prob ?
Doctor :  
Yes
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It is required
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to detect the infection
User :   anyways thanks a lot
Doctor :  
also a Chest X-ray would be essential
User :   thanks
User :   time is over
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
User :   bye
User :   tc
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