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Precautionary measures for viral fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi XXX
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I just came back from a trip to XXX and my throat is sore. This happened the last time I came back as well.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have fever/ cough/cold?
User :   No. That is why I'm confused. I'm wondering if I have an allergy or if I'm actually going to get sick.
Doctor :   Any sneezing/ ?
User :   No. Just a bit on the plane ride back.
Doctor :   itching of the throat?
User :   Yes.
Doctor :   How old are you?
Doctor :   what work do you do?
User :   46
Doctor :   Do you have nay other health problems?
User :   I am a XXX
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you smoke?
User :   No, not at all.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   From what you have told me
Doctor :   you could be coming down with a viral fever
Doctor :   it is going around XXX now
Doctor :   Just take a few precautionary measures
Doctor :   drink plenty
Doctor :   of fluids
Doctor :   and do salt water gargling
Doctor :   if you do come down with fever
Doctor :   take a tab of XXX
Doctor :   r u thr?
Doctor :   I will have to close this window to attend to other pateinets
Doctor :   pls get back if you need any more help
Doctor :   bye for now
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