Recurrent chest infections with sore throat and fever. Reason ? - Online Doctor Chats
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good evening i have recurrent chest infections
with sore throat
some time fever
How often do you get them?
every 2 months
do i need to carry out some test
Do you get cough with phlegm along with it?
mostly dry cough
have you noticed any weight loss?
How is your appetite?
not in overall weight but i notice weight loss near my waist
apetite in morning is bad
afternoon and night is ok but not great
Do you get any night sweats?
May I know your age?
Let me explain.
also the cough is spreading to family members and others
You need to get few tests done.
To exclude tuberculosis.
No test carries out
doctors tell me i have URI
You can go for Complete blood count, Urine routine examination, chest xray and sputum for Acid fast Bacilli.
yes,that is the most probable reason.
but , then we can make sure by excluding other causes.
how to reduce the URI why it is recurrent
To find the reason, we need to do the investigations.
can you tell me what investigations required
I have already mentioned them.
ok the tests you have mentioned are sufficient
That should be sufficient initially.
ok great i will do that
If anything is wrong, then we will have to go for further investigations
thanx for clarifying me
In the meantime,
you an take Tab. Celin 500 mg twice daily for 2 weeks.
is it for allerrgy
is it an antibiotix
does it have any side effects
No. It does not have any side effects.
you can have them safely.
Once you get the results, please visit your family physician with the results.
Have you followed my suggestions?
Is there anything else I could help you on?
Thanks or consulting me.
Hope I was helpful.
Have a Nice Evening!!
Bye for now.
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