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Treatment for viral fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can i help you?
User :   my son is 9 running fever for over 8 days, has cough
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User :   have takn him to his dr, they said viral...been out of school for 6 days..took him to dr last tues, then on friday, again this monday..still the same there something else going on
Doctor :   please proceed

Doctor :  
viral fever takes minimum of 7 to 8 days for the fever to come down
User :   been having fever anywhere from 99 up to 102...drinks o.k., eating some things..has cough (alot), my daughter is just getting over pneumonia, could he have the same
Doctor :  
and to recover from the viral fever it takes 15 to 18 days
User :   if we start with first day of fever, monday, tues of previous week, went away came back thurs night, so that's about 10-11 days altogether.
User :   what exactly is viral fever...they didn't do any tests how do you know this
Doctor :   yes
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the symptoms is enough for the doctor to say it is viral fever
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and this is what he is expertised at
Doctor :   tests are required on rare occasion

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and if required it will be communicated
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