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Fever, body ache, headache, vomiting, bland diet, chances of viral fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   i am having high fever since yesterday... 101 to 102 degrees
Doctor :   Ok
User :   along with sever bodyache and headache
Doctor :   OK
User :   i have taken 3 doses of parcetmol
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   33
Doctor :   Do you consume alcohol or smoke?
User :   no..
User :   very occasionally alochol
Doctor :   Can you elaborate on the symptoms like how it start and any associated symptoms like sore throat or cough and cold?
User :   it is not sore throat as such...
User :   but last two days i wast out in the sun for longtime..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but i was already having....bodyache before ...yesterday it showed up as high fevere
Doctor :   Do you have any joint pains?
User :   kind of muscle cramps
Doctor :   Ok
User :   lot od weakness ..and headache
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel you might be suffering with viral fever.
User :   of*
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok...
Doctor :   The other possibilities could be a bacterial infection of the throat producing similar symptoms.
Doctor :   It would be better to see a Physician for complete examination.
User :   any heatstroke... probably
Doctor :   It could also be due change in weather from hot to sudden cold.
Doctor :   The treatment for viral fever would be complete bed rest for 4 to 5 days
User :   ok..
User :   any medicenes
Doctor :   Paracetamol tab 3 to 4 times a day for 4 days.
Doctor :   Antibiotics might be required if there is any bacterial infection but has to be concluded through physical examination.
User :   ok.
User :   need i go for blood examination
Doctor :   So, please see a physician for complete physical examination
Doctor :   Blood test if suspected viral fever wouldn help as the test results would take 7 to 10 days to come and the fever would reduce within 5 days.
User :   i am staying in Delhi i requested for Dr Appointment as well .. do you have Service here
Doctor :   But if found out to be bacterial infection then throat swab for culture and sensitivity or blood for typhoid and antibodies for chikungunya might be required.
Doctor :   Yes, I will ask my customer care executive to call you after this live chat regarding your request.
Doctor :   Thanks for the details.
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   what kind of foofd i should be eating in this condition .. i had small vomit in morning..
User :   food*
Doctor :   Avoid oily and fatty food as this can induce gastritis and cause vomiting.
Doctor :   Have lots of green leafy vegetables.
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Drink lots of fluids like water and fruit juices.
User :   should i Brufen for pain relief
User :   take*
Doctor :   Avoid refrigerated food items.
Doctor :   Brufen wouldn be required as Paracetamol would help in relieving fever and pain too.
Doctor :   Avoid coffee or tea and alcohol.
User :   ok Dr
User :   thanks for your time and advice
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me?
User :   No more queries. thanks again
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye
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