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Medication for running nose and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am running a temperature
User :   And I have a running nose
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I'm Dr
User :   Hi Dr.
Doctor :   Since when are you suffering form these problems?
User :   The running nose started yesterday
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Fever right now
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I have 100.6 degree F fever
User :   Took a crocin 1:15 hrs ago
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Just took temp - It is 100.5 degree F
Doctor :   Did you take any thing for running nose?
User :   Nothing
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Slight cough...occasional
User :   dry...not much phlegm....
Doctor :   Give me your age and body weight
User :   Age: 32
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Body weight: 72 Kgs
User :   Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How much mg of crocin did you take?
User :   500 mg
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Take 650mg
User :   You mean someting like Dolo 650
Doctor :   Yes
User :   Ok. When?
Doctor :   Every 6 to 8 hours
User :   Ok....what is the diagnosis...
Doctor :   Take for every 8 hours
User :   I just want to rule our swine flu / infection
Doctor :   If the temperature
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is still high then every 6 hours
Doctor :   Swine flu does have the same symptoms as normal flu
User :   Ok.....and...
Doctor :   And the initial treatment is the same
Doctor :   also take allercet tabs once a day
User :   When you say high temperate how much do you mean?
User :   allercet - anti allergic...right?
Doctor :   More than 102 F
User :   Oh ok. Till 102 there is nothing to worry. right?
Doctor :   allercet - is anti allergic.
User :   Ok. And how do we rule out any infection
Doctor :   If you are not feeling comfortable even with this temperature then you can consult a doctor
User :   No I am comfortable.
User :   Not too much of bother. But just wanted to rule out something big as I am alone right now. Family is out.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Ok. Thanks doctor.
Doctor :   It could be viral infection
User :   Hmmm....ok...then it will take its own time
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   This is helpful. I will take Dolo 650 and Allercet.
User :   Allercet for how many days?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok
User :   allercet for how many days?
User :   done. bye.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   sure
Doctor :   allercet 3 days
Doctor :   Dolo 650 also
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