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Fever with cough and green sputum - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   hi i have had a high temperature been feeling sick and had heartburn all day the tmperature is hurting my eyes it feels like they are burning
Doctor :  
Since when are you having this?
User :   this morning
Doctor :  
Ok.
Doctor :  
Do you have shivering too?
Doctor :  
And may know your age?
User :   no just high temperature i dont have a thermometre so dont no how high it is and im 18
Doctor :  
Ok.
Doctor :  
Do you have any other associated symptoms like burning sensation while pasing urine/ cough/ headache / vomiting?
User :   cough
User :   i also work in a care home for the elderly
Doctor :  
Do you produce sputum in the cough?
User :   yes its lime green
Doctor :  
Ok.
Doctor :   Since you are producing sputum in the cough,
Doctor :  
You probably may have a respiratory infection.
Doctor :  
hence you need antibiotics.
Doctor :  
You can use tylenol for fever thrice a day
Doctor :  
with an expectorant.
Doctor :  
But i would suggest you to start off antibiotic.

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