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Treatment for sore throat and fever for a breastfeeding mother - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   this is for my wife
Doctor :   How may I help you today?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she has mild fever, body ache + sore throat
User :   along with cold
User :   we have a 6 months old baby
User :   and she is breastfeding
User :   what is a safe medicine ?
User :   she has taken CROCIN with momentary relief
Doctor :   As per the symptoms, it is viral pharingitis
User :   ok
Doctor :   It does nopt look like Baterial Pharingitis
User :   ok
Doctor :   So She may not require antibiotics
Doctor :   she needs symptomatic treatment
User :   is amoxycyclin or erythromycin safe for her sore throat
Doctor :   these are antibotocs
User :   i am aware
Doctor :   She has only viral sore thoat
Doctor :   so she dont needs amoxicillin erythromycin
Doctor :   she can take Tab. Alerid D one at bed time
User :   what should be taken for cold and body pain in that case
Doctor :   she can take Tab. Crocin 650 mg 3 times a day
Doctor :   crocin wor fpr both fever and body aches
User :   ok
Doctor :   Alerid D has cetrizine with decongestant, so she get relief from cold
Doctor :   With these medicien there is no effect the baby
Doctor :   who is taking breast milk
User :   ok thank you so much
Doctor :   It take 5 days get complete resolution of viral throat pain
Doctor :   If Alerid D is not avaialable she can tale Cetrifed D
Doctor :   Both have same medicines
User :   crocin 650 thrice a day and alerid D once at night
Doctor :   DId you follow me?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions?
User :   no thank you so much !
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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