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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   I am having feaver

Doctor :   Ok
User :  
and it seems malaria
User :  
could you please provide the prescription for it
Doctor :   How do you say that it is malaria?

User :  
i am not so much sound in medical term
User :  
so spelling may be worng
User :  
kindly bear with me
Doctor :  
No
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But have you undergone any test?
Doctor :  
Only then one can confirm it
User :  
as per symptoms
User :  
feeling cold
Doctor :  
Ok
User :  
I have given sample to Path lab to day only
Doctor :  
Ok
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For what all tests?
User :  
Right now taking Combiflam
Doctor :  
Ok, thats fine
User :  
It is for Malaria
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
Peripheral smear?
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QBC?
User :  
QBC means?
Doctor :  
Quantitive Buffy Coat
Doctor :  
Done to test Malaria
User :  
It was somthing Anti body
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Tell me more about your fever
Doctor :  
When did it start
User :  
At path lab there was three type of tests
User :  
normal
User :  
AntiBody
User :  
and one more was there it was also somthing anit related
User :  
but not able to recall
Doctor :  
Ok
User :  
I have given the sample for third one
Doctor :  
Were you advised by a doctor or on your own?
User :  
no, my uncle
User :  
he is doctor
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
When did it start?
User :  
feaver?
Doctor :  
Yes
User :  
this sunday
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
How is the severity and how has it progressed from then?
User :  
fevaer is not going so high
User :  
in morning it was 100.3
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Is it improving or worsening with time?
User :  
i took one combiflame around 9
Doctor :   Ok

User :  
It i s same
Doctor :  
Ok
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When are the blood test results expected?
User :  
to day evening
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   After seeing that we can come to a better conclusion
Doctor :  
since it is already in the process
Doctor :  
I would suggest you to get back to me with the report
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to take if further
User :  
fine
User :  
one more query
Doctor :  
Sure
User :  
could you please suggest a cough syrep for child
Doctor :   What is the age of the child?

User :  
7 months
Doctor :  
It is advisable not to give any medications as such
Doctor :  
Breast milk is the best medicine
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as it contains good antibodies
Doctor :  
Only if there is fever or it is not getting better even after 5 days
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then you need to consult a Pediatrician
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and then go for any medications
Doctor :  
Children's dosage is very important and keeps changing with growth
User :  
but, becuase of hoarseness she is not sleeping properly
Doctor :   Did you get what I am trying to suggest?
Doctor :  
Ok
User :  
however we are giving her breast milk
Doctor :  
Take her to a Pediatrician
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and only on Prescription, start her on medication
Doctor :  
Do not give anything on your own
User :  
okay
User :  
thanks for your valuable suggestion
User :  
bye
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User :   sure

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