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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello, i have called you guys earlier
Doctor :   ya we remeber
Doctor :   let me go through your complaints once
User :   thanks
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   how is your fever now?
Doctor :   pain has decreased now?\
User :   i had 101 in the morning & there is no pain
User :   ter i had the medicine .. no fever
Doctor :   k as the main disease is subsiding with antibiotics the fever will go in a day or 2
Doctor :   dolo 650 is a good tablet
Doctor :   if fever is not subsiding with that
User :   so shall i continue the dose for another day or two
Doctor :   than you can try with tab. combiflam
Doctor :   for fever
Doctor :   you can stop the paracetomol tablet once the fever has subsided
Doctor :   but don't stop the antibiotic inbetween
Doctor :   u will develop resistance and it will be of no use in future illness
Doctor :   got my point
User :   but i had fever in the morning
User :   i sthis normal to get fever everyday in the morning & evening
Doctor :   actually fever can come in 2 ways
User :   I am pretty weak now.. ?
User :   2 ways ?
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   u can take tender coconut and fruit juices
Doctor :   take rest don't go for work
User :   dats wat m doing
Doctor :   combating germs can cause fever .. its a good thing fighting against it..its a defence machanism
Doctor :   of the body
User :   i have a question here .. the fever goes away only when i take that paracetamol
Doctor :   it will take 1 or 2 days for fever to go
Doctor :   the reason is once the paracetomol is taken it temperorily lowers the temp and u feel cold or sweating
User :   can i take other fruits like Pomegranate ?
Doctor :   ya fruits are always helpful
User :   so what you say is continue the medicine for 2 more days ?
Doctor :   avoid oily items till the pain and fever subsides
Doctor :   ya continue for 2 more days
Doctor :   and antibiotic in total of 3 or 5 full days
User :   looks like pain has subsided .. just the fever which is a trouble
Doctor :   no worry as i have told you its a defence mechanism against any illness
User :   ok
Doctor :   so when illness goes off the fever subsides
Doctor :   got my point
User :   any other restriction that you could think of ?
User :   yes doc
User :   as you say
Doctor :   thats what oily items u can avoid
Doctor :   try to eat light food items
Doctor :   like curd rice
Doctor :   avoid salt and spicy food
User :   All right , thanks for your time Doc, appreciate your paitience.
Doctor :   try to have liquid food
Doctor :   no problem
User :   hang on a sec
Doctor :   any help you can contact us 24/7
User :   i was told no dairy items yesterday by another doc.. Dr. Mukharjee
Doctor :   we will be at ur service
User :   he called me up as well
Doctor :   that is oily item na
User :   do you still say curd rice
Doctor :   dairy products contain fat
Doctor :   diluted curd with lots of water
User :   i got u
Doctor :   k is there any thing else that i can help you?
Doctor :   any illness with ur family or friends also u can contact me
User :   thanks sir, i will catch you tomorrow or tonight again when i get fever & start paniking .. till then see ya
User :   Bye for now
Doctor :   k no prob get well soon
Doctor :   take care have a nice day
User :   and you bye ..

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