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Medication for treatment of cold and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   I have a slight fever since the last 2 days with cold symptoms
Doctor :   ok
User :   Fever upto 99.5, dry cough, sore throat
User :   sneezing
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Body pains??
User :   no body pain
Doctor :   Urine problem
Doctor :   Color of the urine?
User :   yellow
User :   straw colour
Doctor :   Ok it is probably a viral origin with dehydration
Doctor :   If you can rest for next two days with the advice that I give you can avoid the secondary bacterial infection
Doctor :   Do you have allergies
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have asthma?
User :   no
Doctor :   What is the age
User :   30
Doctor :   You can take A COLD tablet
Doctor :   twice a day one after lunch and one after dinner
Doctor :   it can be sleepy for you
Doctor :   Do gargles with warm salt water for 5 times a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   or you can use TANTUM mouth wash
Doctor :   for the same number of times
Doctor :   SUMO tablet twice a day
Doctor :   so ACTICOLD- twice a day, SUMO twice a day, TANTUM mouth wash
Doctor :   for next two days
User :   ok
Doctor :   Rest as much as you can for the next two day
Doctor :   Drink coconut water / barley water thrice a day
Doctor :   for next two days
Doctor :   to tackle the dehydration
Doctor :   More fluids
Doctor :   Normal diet
User :   I had a headache the first day but it went away after having a Disprin.. but I still have some loose motion
Doctor :   Do you have loose motion now
User :   in the morning..not after that
Doctor :   How many times yet today?
Doctor :   Ok'
User :   2
Doctor :   Do not worry then
User :   By lunch time I was hungry
Doctor :   It should be normal by tomorrow
Doctor :   You can take semisolid diet, less spicy
Doctor :   for next two days
User :   Ok
User :   On Tuesday evening I had severe loose motion like food poisoning, the entire night, by morning it was gone, the fever came in the afternoon
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the sore throat was there since tuesday morning
Doctor :   might be this is because of severe dehydration
Doctor :   so take more of fluids
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok let us see how you respond with these
Doctor :   If you do not get better by sunday evening
Doctor :   then we can relook
User :   ok
Doctor :   Good rest, fluids
Doctor :   are important
Doctor :   Do you have anyother thing to discuss?
User :   No Doctor, Thank You, I will start the medicines today
Doctor :   Did you fill the feedback form
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting us
Doctor :   Bye for now
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