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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   have a 6 year old son, has had a fever on and off for about 5 days and for about 3 days now has had a cough that has worrsend, have given him tussin and tylenol, he also will not eat much, is there anything your would suggest
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will need to ask a few more questions. can i proceed?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   does he have cold also?

User :   yeah
Doctor :  
and does he produce sputum? if yes, what color?
User :   no he hasn't been coughing anything up
Doctor :  
does he have breathing difficulty?
Doctor :  
is there any sound coming form the chest when he breathes?
User :   he seems to be breathing fine
Doctor :  
ok
User :   he just sound stuffed up
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   how much is the fever usually from the beginning?
Doctor :  
is it better?
Doctor :  
or is the fever going worse?
User :   it's better it was running around 102-103 and he had it all day, now he has just been getting one at night aroung 100-101

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