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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   Am getting fever every six hours with high temperatures of upto 104 fahrenheit.My stomach is running.
User :   it has been so for last one week..
Doctor :   Any chills and vomiting that you have?
User :   yes , both.
Doctor :   Along with or before the fever?
User :   Along with the fever..
Doctor :   Any travel that you have been engaged in recently..
Doctor :   Any outside food s that you have consumed?
User :   Yes..i was recently in Delhi..
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Any medications that you have taken for this..
User :   My stomach has not been ok since oi have come from there
User :   but the fever and vomiting has surfaced recently since last week
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   i have consumed O2 meidcine but was not able to digest that....i immediately vomited..
Doctor :   You will be requiring some medications and that needs to be after the investigations for the stool and Malaria
User :   i have ivestigatyed for malaria and jaundice...both are negative..
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Then it could be Salmonella or
User :   ok
Doctor :   Shigella w hich are infections..
Doctor :   of the bowel
Doctor :   They need to be investigated and treated accordingly

Doctor :   With the relevant Antibiotics..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Pls confirm these
User :   should i check stool...
User :   yes...
Doctor :   They are stool tests for salmonella and shigella..
Doctor :   And fo rova and cysts
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Can we get an appointment for you in this regard.
User :   Actually it is regarding my mother and she is not in a good state to speak right now..
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   So these conditions are in your mother..
User :   yes..
Doctor :   Is she a diabetic or any medical illness in her
User :   no...
Doctor :   What is her age?
User :   50
Doctor :   ok..
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User :   ok thanks a lot!!!
Doctor :   Have her investigated and ask her to take plenty of fluids or water
User :   do u suggest that the investigation for salmonella and shigella..
Doctor :   Fill this formand tell me when done]
User :   ok..thanks
Doctor :   Stool culture and sensitivity and
Doctor :   Stool for ova and cyst are the tests..that need to be done
Doctor :   Fill this form and tell me when done
Doctor :   Are you there?
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User :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   Will you need any more help?
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you would need?
User :   no thanks a lot doctor..
Doctor :   Bye for now..
User :   will get back after the results of the test..
User :   bye..
Doctor :   sure will helpyou after they are done..
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