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Suffering from viral fever and muscle pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   My wife is suffering from high fever...
Doctor :   Since when ?
User :   and she is complaining of muscle aches..
Doctor :   Is she having associated chills?/ vomitting
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no vomitings yet..
Doctor :   Since when?
User :   it started with cold yesterday moring..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   fever started only by night..
Doctor :   Do you have paracetomol at home
User :   now it looks like she has good temperature...
Doctor :   Firstly keep her warm enough
Doctor :   And apply cold sponging over forehead
User :   Based on my family doctors advice she has already taken Febrex+ along with cefirite 200 (antibiotic) yesterday morning and evening..
Doctor :   And give her a dose of Paracetomol 500
Doctor :   Thats paracetomol and an antibiotic
Doctor :   See viral fevers will subside only after three days inspite of treatment
User :   Ya i am already doing the cold sponging on forehead and arms, legs..
Doctor :   There will be symptoms of fever/ body ache
User :   She is also complaing of headache...
Doctor :   She will also require painkillers for body pain along with paracetomol
Doctor :   You can give her Calpol 500 every 6 th hrly
Doctor :   Paracetomol even acts on headches
User :   Ok...
Doctor :   That will do and also give her some hot drinks like coffee
Doctor :   Will relieve headaches
Doctor :   If fever persists after three days then she will require blood checks
User :   Any other home remedy can i do other than cold sponges...
User :   since it is 3'0 clock morning here..
Doctor :   Viral fever are generally irresponsive for intial treatment
Doctor :   So cold padding and another dose of paracetomol will do
Doctor :   They regress after third days course of antibiotics are over
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Till then she needs symtpomatic treatment
User :   this febrex+ is a paracetemol right..
Doctor :   Yes
User :   Can i give another dose of it now..
User :   she last had 6 hours before
Doctor :   Just a moment
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can give it ,it also has CPM in it
User :   Ok..
Doctor :   Will releive nasal congestion if any
User :   I will try
Doctor :   You can give max of four doses a day
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you?
User :   Does it also reduces body temperature ?
User :   i.e febrex+
Doctor :   Yes
User :   Ok doctor..thanks for your help..
Doctor :   Its got combination of paracetomol/ CPM/
Doctor :   Your are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me'
User :   thanks.
Doctor :   Wishing her a speedy recovery
Doctor :   Bye for now
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