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Jaundice, antibiotics necessary - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   HOW CAN I HELP YOU?
User :   hello
Doctor :   hello
User :   i just want to know one thing ,
Doctor :   ok
User :   i had a jaundice last month ,
Doctor :   ok
User :   it was 14.5 toal biklirubin
User :   i been admitted in hospital
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   ok
User :   is it necessary to inject antibiotic in saline
User :   coz i m feelinging very weak
Doctor :   yes it might be necessary
User :   i was given cefpodoxime proxtile

Doctor :   what was the diagnosis?
User :   simple jaundioce
User :   now i m not gaining strenght ,,
Doctor :   ok

User :   hep a
Doctor :   what is your weight now?
User :   weight is 75 kl

Doctor :   ok
User :   earlier it was 77
Doctor :   thats ok
Doctor :   you just need to take a healthy diet
User :   but 7 days back ,, i fall completely as if i dont have any strenght
Doctor :   the antibiotics also decrease appetite
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i dont see any case of such weakness
Doctor :   you should take more frequent and small meals
User :   is it necessary to injct antibiotics
User :   in saline
Doctor :   you have recently recovered from a sever infection, it would take time for your body
Doctor :   to recover
Doctor :   the higher antibiotics help to prevent any additional infection in your weaker state
User :   ok ,, mean no side effect atleast
Doctor :   the antibiotics cause weakness

User :   coz one doctor said that higher antibiotic had cause u this much weakness
Doctor :   asa side effect
Doctor :   thats why you should take a healthy diet
Doctor :   you should eat smaller more frequent meals
Doctor :   all antibiotics cause weakness to a certain extent
Doctor :   you should hence eat a healthy diet when you are on antibiotics
User :   is it necessary to inject antibiotic always

User :   when given saline
Doctor :   its the standard protocol by any doctor to prevent any additional infection
Doctor :   in your weaker state
User :   okay
User :   thanks
Doctor :   the saline is to dilute and lessen the side effects
User :   b bye
Doctor :   of the antibiotic
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