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Fever, yellow nasal discharge, sore throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
User :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   my wife has bad throat. yesterday got some fever but not know and have got body ache now
User :   she is having weakness and bp 70/100
User :   she has taken calpol for fever and azithrol in afternoon. crocin pain relief and allegra in bedtime.
User :   r u there
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   have you measured the temperature?
Doctor :   how many days she has taken Azithrol?
User :   temp was 99 yesterday
User :   azithrol only once yesterday
Doctor :   ok. Azithral takes atleast 3-5 days to show its efficacy
Doctor :   is the sore throat with sputum production?
Doctor :   if yes, what is the color of the sputum?
User :   sputum is less so she couldn't see the color
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   is there more of irritation in throat or cough associated?
User :   running nose color yellow
Doctor :   ok. yellow color signifies infection.
User :   color of cogh is yellow
Doctor :   continue to give the fever medication every 8 hours if fever is still present
Doctor :   continue her Azithral for another 5 days and see her response
Doctor :   if she is not better in next two (no change in color of sputum, no change is fever frequency, no change in body pain) then she shoul dconsider getting repeat examination
Doctor :   *should consider
Doctor :   and a culture sensitivity test on the yellow sputum, nasal discharge to identify the causative organism and the correct antibiotic to treat it.
Doctor :   make her do steam inhalation with Karvol plus in it 2 times a day
Doctor :   warm salt water gargling 2-3 times a day for further symptomatic relief
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yes
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