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Fever, cold and headache, suggest medicine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:am having fever past 2 days
User:with headache
User:please suggest some medicine as i already had paracetamol
User:but fever is not going
Doctor:It depends on the cause of fever
Doctor:If we can address the cause we can make your fever go away
Doctor:All medicines including paracetamol bring temporary relief of fever
Doctor:So if you can tell me details about your symptoms I will be better able to help you
User:tears in eyes
User:thats all
User:in terms of symptoms
Doctor:It seems to be a viral
Doctor:Viral usually takes 5-10 days to go away
Doctor:As long as virus is there in body, fever will be there too
Doctor:Fever helps to kill the virus
Doctor:You can try tb cetrizine to control the secretions
Doctor:It will help you feel better
Doctor:Take one before sleeping
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:Paracetamol needs to be taken 4 times a day or as needed
Doctor:Take it only if you have fever
Doctor:Its effect lasts for only 6 hrs
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