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Having fever for days. Treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Oct-2013
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User:i am running fever for the last 8 days
Doctor:please proceed with your query
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:Have you taken a blood test?
User:yes both typhoid and dengue are negative
Doctor:how about malaria?
User:i have no body ache or throat/stomach infection
User:the fever is varying between 99.5 and 100.2
User:What TEST is reqd for malaria ?
Doctor:peripheral smear for malaria
Doctor:this is the TEST
User:not the same as CBC?
Doctor:it is not the same as CBC
Doctor:fever with chills
User:no chills
Doctor:stiffness of body
Doctor:ok then
User:no sweating
Doctor:You can wait and watch for one more week
User:none of the above
Doctor:it seems like a simple flu
Doctor:it should go away soon
User:what about scrub phytus?
User:what r the symptoms for that?
Doctor:but there will be an eschar or skin rash at the site of bite of the infected tick
User:not that
User:any prescription for fever?
User:just crocin SOS?
Doctor:crocin would be fine
User:ok thanks.
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:shall we end the chat now?
Doctor:are you done with the chat for now?
Doctor:I shall close the chat window now
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Doctor:Thank you
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