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Tiredness and fluctuating temperature, subclinical infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   I am Dr.XXX
User :   Dr. XXXhere
User :   I shall just close the window and you can come back on chat
User :   My wife is feeling very tired and she has temperature fluctuating between 98 to 99 degrees
User :   Two seconds
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please continue
Doctor :   Can you describe about the problem
User :   today morning she had no temperature, but she is feeling very tired
User :   her legs are shivering
User :   her eyes has burning sensation
User :   nothing else
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what could be the problem
Doctor :   What is her age?
User :   31
Doctor :   Is she having any medical problems?
User :   no
User :   this is happening since Friday
Doctor :   Where did you guyz have the food for the last couple of days?
Doctor :   Any outings or travels?
User :   no none...we had food at home
Doctor :   Is she employed?
User :   no house wife
Doctor :   Menstrual periods?
User :   on time
User :   normal
Doctor :   Any other problems like lack of sleep, lack of appetite or stomach pain?
User :   no...none
Doctor :   runny nose or cough or headache
User :   no
User :   her BP is also normal
Doctor :   Ok, I think it is not worrisome
Doctor :   It is just a temporary episode of tiredness
User :   is this normal without any big issues to feel so tired?
Doctor :   If she takes rest and gets sleep, she should be alright
Doctor :   Ofcourse it takes a couple of days
User :   yes she is doing that from last 3 days...:-(
User :   but no improvement
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do one thing
Doctor :   Take Tab REVITAL, 200mg, twice a day after food for 5 days
Doctor :   and check if it improves
Doctor :   If not she needs a bit of testing to rule out any subclinical infection
Doctor :   Ask her to take good rest and not to interfere in daily chores
User :   what is subclinical?
Doctor :   Subclinical is not having too many symptoms
Doctor :   Let the food be prepared by someone else
User :   yes...okay
Doctor :   and other activities are taken by others too
User :   ok
Doctor :   Let her get the best rest and she gets only fresh air, good and hot food, ample amounts of water
Doctor :   Get her coconut water, juices, rice water, barley etc
Doctor :   with pinch of salt and 1tsp of sugar
Doctor :   She should recover in next 3 days
User :   o
Doctor :   with these measures and REVITAL
User :   ok
Doctor :   If not we shall get her tested
Doctor :   and examined by a doctor
Doctor :   Is it Ok?
User :   ok...thanks
Doctor :   Pleasure
User :   bye for now...
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