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Viral fever and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hello Doc
Doctor :   yes carry on with your query
User :   a couple of days ago, my wife was diagnosed with viral fever . She was given Zerodol-P, Moxikind cv-625 and a cough syurp.
Doctor :   ok
User :   she has recoverd a little. But now my father is also suffering from the same symptoms, can I give the same medication to him. My father is 72 and my wife is 30
Doctor :   are you consulting for your father right?
User :   2nd Patient
User :   yes
Doctor :   What are your father symptoms
Doctor :   When did they initially start?
User :   Fever, running nose, cough and body pain, throat soring and lot of weakness
User :   with my wife on saturday, and with my father on sunday
Doctor :   Does he smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   he chew tobacco after having meals a pinch twice or thrice a day, and drink 1 small peg occasionally.
Doctor :   Does he have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Allergies?Any Operations If so why?
User :   no, he otherwise never get ill. he is perfectly fine in his health at seventies too.
Doctor :   The idea of giving the same medicines is not right
Doctor :   for your father
Doctor :   since his immunity is very less
Doctor :   than your wife
Doctor :   so please see a doctor as at this age he should always consult a doctor for any medicine
Doctor :   even with least side effects
User :   ok
User :   thanks a lot doc....
Doctor :   confirm these detals
User :   yes
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
Doctor :   bye for now
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