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Suffering from cold, cough and fever, taking antibiotics and anti allergics, restless and sleepless, experiencing pain in the fingers both hands and legs, taken blood tests, skin peeling, infection and inflammation possibility - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   please proceed with the query
User :   hello Dr.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   from past 3 days i am suffering from cold nd cough n fever
Doctor :   ok
User :   and this fever seems to persist
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender
User :   yeah sure
User :   i am a female of 25 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you elaborate your symptoms ?
User :   i have been taking antibiotics and anti allergics
User :   but doesnt seem to help much
User :   yeah sure
User :   monday morining i arrived to ofc after my usual walk
User :   and suddenly started feeling feverish
User :   so i just went back to take rest
User :   from then there is continuous fever
User :   that goes after taking meds
User :   but then comes up again in some time
User :   my nose is blocked
User :   and there was throat pain initially
User :   which is gone now
User :   but my throat is still chocked wid cough
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   what medicines have you taken so far?
User :   for 1 day i tried taking hifenac-p and ciplox twice in a day
User :   but it made me restless
User :   and sleepless
User :   so from yesterday
User :   i am taking roxid and cetrizin
User :   twice a day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how have you been feeling now ?
User :   i feel better today
Doctor :   who has prescribed ROXID ?
User :   but still feeling feverish
User :   my family doctor....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   today is which day of starting roxid ?
User :   2nd
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   doctor has asked to take for5 days i presume
Doctor :   since this is just day 2
Doctor :   i would suggest you to give it time
User :   no he said i shud be fine in 3 days
Doctor :   meanwhile continue same medicines
Doctor :   if you have fever take TAB.DOLO 500 mg
Doctor :   after an hour of taking food
Doctor :   this will bring down fever
User :   okay
Doctor :   since it is a bacterial infection give it time
Doctor :   also try steam inhalaltions
User :   ohh okay
Doctor :   it relieves blocked nose and headache
User :   i have been gargoling
Doctor :   good
User :   there is another thing i wanted to discuss
Doctor :   do warm saline gargles 3 to 4 times a day
Doctor :   sure pl plrocee
User :   hmm sure
Doctor :   proceed*
User :   yup
User :   from last 1 week i was experiencing pain in my fingres
Doctor :   ok
User :   so one doc frnd of mine asked to take blood tests
Doctor :   ok
User :   the reports show everything normal except the ESR is lil raised
Doctor :   ok
User :   also i have this problem of skin peeling
Doctor :   ESR is how much ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   skin in my fingres both hands and legs
User :   become dry and just peel of
User :   most of the times its painless but
User :   some times it becomes so severe that
User :   it starts bleeding and
User :   pains a lot
Doctor :   have you seen a dermatologist ?
User :   yes i did earlier
User :   but didnt help much
Doctor :   what did the doctor say ?
Doctor :   what was the diagonsis ?
User :   well actually i am from bihar and was studying in kerela
User :   and this all started when i was studying there
Doctor :   ok
User :   so the doc said that u r not able to adjust with ur new surroundings
User :   and its because of the new environment and rain water
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could be climatic
User :   but it is persisteting even when i shifted to banglore
User :   so wat do u suggest
User :   should i meet sum dermatologist again???
Doctor :   yes , I would suggest you to meet a dermatologist
User :   and wat about the pain i n fingers...can it be because of some infection???
Doctor :   it could be infection , or could be inflammation
User :   okay so wat can be done for it
Doctor :   without an examination we may nt be ble to conclude
Doctor :   it needs examiantion and then depending on it treatment will be started
User :   okay
Doctor :   some anti inflamatory medicines
User :   so can u suggest some doctor i can visit
User :   i live in domlur
Doctor :   if it is infection local creams and oral antibiotics could be prescribed
User :   so some doc nearby will be gud
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   any dermatologist would be helpful
User :   okay
User :   thanku so much
Doctor :   do you want us to refer a dermatolgist ?
User :   it really helped a lot
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes that wud be great
Doctor :   pleasure here
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please confirm your location
Doctor :   also your mail id and phone no
User :   i live in internediate ring road domlur
User :   near dell office
User :   sure
User :   my mail id
Doctor :   ok thanks for the detals
Doctor :   details
Doctor :   our customer team will get back to you shortly over call and help you with appointment
Doctor :   thanks for cnsulting me
User :   thanks a lot again
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   pleasure here
User :   yup :)
Doctor :   bye for now , take care
User :   bbye
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