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Persisting fever, nasal congestion, possible viral fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   last month my son is suffering from fever abt 10 days
User :   peditracian recomended for some sort for tests
User :   in blood test netrophis 14%
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he gave the medicinas and conterlled on 20th of march
User :   again started fever from monday (4th April)
User :   again went to same doctor
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he gave same medicines
User :   exactly what is problem we don't know
User :   why happens for son only
User :   yearly he suffered fever atleast 10 to 12 times
Doctor :   May I know your son's age?
User :   3 yrs and 11 moths
Doctor :   What other symptoms apart from fever did he have?
User :   high temparature
Doctor :   Ok
User :   first time went to 104 F
User :   severing also whenever it's fever
Doctor :   Does he have other symptoms such as nasal congestion, sorethroat, ear pain, cough apart from the fever?
User :   nasal congestion and littele cough also
User :   now the fever is controlled
User :   as of now there no problem
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know his weight?
User :   15 KG's
Doctor :   Is he eating well?
User :   too active is reason
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   looking low resistance power
Doctor :   May I what did your doctor's diagnose the last time when he had fever?
User :   fever also he suffered 7 to 10 days
User :   he said that it's viral fever
User :   he gave the antibiotics
Doctor :   Ok
User :   meftal 7.5 ml whenever fever cross the 100F
Doctor :   Ok
User :   wikoryl 7.5 ml for 3time a day for 5 days
User :   azithral 200mg -5ml per day for 3 days
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Infections is very common feature in a growing children less than 5-6 years of age.
Doctor :   This is the nature's design to expose children to all infections to help body develop resistance.
Doctor :   As the age of 5-6 years is crossed, the resistance developed during the initial periods are used to defeat any infections.
Doctor :   So this mechanism is essential in development of body resistance.
Doctor :   However multiple infections more than 6-7 infections per year
Doctor :   is a little more.
Doctor :   In such instances when the infection episodes are more than that, tests and evaluations are necessary.
Doctor :   Without access to your son's reports, without a physical examination,
Doctor :   Some of the common factors responsible for recurrent infection are
Doctor :   1. Anemia
Doctor :   it is difficult to predict if any factors is contributing to the recurrent infection.
User :   can i do any more tests?
Doctor :   2. ENT problems such as adenoiditis, tonsilitis, DNS, sinusitis
Doctor :   3. Lack of proper diet
Doctor :   These are 3 main factors causing very frequent infection.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Other very rare possibilities are presence of a previous chronic infections, immunodeficiency status, organ/bone marrrow disturbances and so on.
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