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Viral fever and heavy legs,taken Ramdevji's kadha, headache, no appetite, what test to follow?, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   I want to know how can I prevent fever/viral?
User :   My grandma is down with fever from last saturday-she had 103 on Sat and today it was 101
User :   she is taking medicines prescribed by doc but i dont see any much improvement in her health
Doctor :   Ok was any blood testes done?
User :   no
User :   today my mother caught this fever
User :   and got 102
Doctor :   Fine.
User :   i gave her Ramdev baba's kadha
User :   i feel tomorrow is my turn
User :   as I m feeling little feverish and heavy legs
Doctor :   Was there any other symptoms associated with fever.
User :   for my mom it is headache
User :   and she is unable to sit
User :   she is sleeping since she got fever
User :   no meals
Doctor :   Ok do not worry nothing will happen if your mother and grand ma are treated.
User :   she had disprin and 1 medicine tht was for granda's fever
Doctor :   Have they taken any antibiotics?
User :   mom has not taken any
User :   but grandma got many medicines
User :   plus syrup
User :   some yellow iron and more medicines
Doctor :   Ok I think any fever should be investigated with blood testes to rule out possible causes malaria, typhoid fever etc.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If it is a viral fever then it will go off by its own.
User :   so one sample can detect any fever?
Doctor :   If it is bacterial fever she needs antibiotcs.
Doctor :   Many testes to be done in one sample.
User :   ya i checked on net whn i saw those medicines they were anti baterial...
Doctor :   That is good.
User :   so if I call a lab for tests...
Doctor :   She has to take it for one weak atleast.
User :   i just tell thm to detect fever? o
User :   ya she got for 5 days medicines
User :   regarding blood test
User :   do i need to tell lab guys wht test to be done
Doctor :   No, you need to ask your doctor which relevant test to be done,
User :   ohh u mean need to visit a doc before goving sample
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   its pain to visit a doc..wait..long quues
User :   if i just simply get a lab test...
Doctor :   You can take appointment to prevent such things.
User :   can call a lab guy to collect sample
User :   its difficult over doctors r bad
Doctor :   I do not think that will help.
User :   ohh
User :   m at hisar
User :   here they dont go by appointments
Doctor :   Because you should undergo only relevant testes.
User :   and its a tough job to stand in queues
Doctor :   Find your family doctor that should helpo\.
User :   hmm
User :   ok
User :   and is malaria contagious?
Doctor :   Is there anything I may assist you.
Doctor :   Only if you are bitten by female anopheles mosquito
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