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Date : 30-Sep-2014
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Doctor:Hi,
Doctor:How can I help you ?
User:hello dr..
User:my son who is 18 months ago has temp of 100, we just recently noticed it and gave him a 5 ml of fapanil-125..
User:is that okay dr?
Doctor:yes, it is the right dose.
User:he is active as usually, now he is sleeping..
Doctor:You can give it 8th hourly
User:ok, can we do sponging to him.
Doctor:Yes, if the temperature is high sponging will help
User:when we saw it was 100, so for this does it require?
Doctor:yes, it would be better if you give sponging when its 100
User:less than 100, no need right dr?
Doctor:Yes,
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with ?
User:alternate to fapanil-125 dr?, because it is about to finish..
User:we can crosyn syrup..
Doctor:Yes,
Doctor:PCT125, Medamol or crocin are fine
User:ok. we once again checked the temp, it is now 98.3
Doctor:then do not give syrup for now
User:only after 8 hours..
Doctor:give the syrup only when temperature is more than 99
Doctor:and sponging if temperature is 100 or above
User:that too after 8 hours or as soon as we noticed the temp is more than 99?
User:I am talking about syrup dr..
Doctor:Once you notice the temperature 99 or more than 99
Doctor:but between any two doses the gap should be minimum of 8 hours
User:ok ok..that is what my doubt is..
User:thanks u very much dr.
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Thanks for using this service.
Doctor:Wish you good health.
User:thanks once again, bye GN
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