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Viral fever, weight loss program causing increase in sugar level - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   3 months back my fasting sugar was 95. for the week i have been taking honey n lemon to reduce weight. 2 days back i developed viral fever n taking ciplox. i got sugar checked. it is very high. advise
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   let me read what you have typed
Doctor :   how much was the sugar level?
User :   fasting 190
User :   does honey n viral fever increase sugar
User :   i took honey 1 n half spoon for 7-8 days
Doctor :   any infection in body infection will tend to increase sugar level
User :   fever was 100 f ysterday
User :   is it cause to worry?
User :   are these readings are to b held invalid?
Doctor :   your sugar levels will subsequently come down to normal
User :   today fever is normal
Doctor :   once teh fever and infection is controlled
Doctor :   focus on fevr control
Doctor :   once better get sugars tested again
Doctor :   follow strict diet control
User :   should i stop honey?
Doctor :   how much honey are you taking?
Doctor :   take warm water with only lemon juice in it. avoid honey
User :   1 n 1/2 spoon. does honey increase sugar
Doctor :   yes, it is a form of sugar, so it will increase it
User :   i do not have any significant symptoms. what should I look for. i have reduced by 2 kg in a month
Doctor :   you have to monitor your sugar levels once fever settles down
User :   sudden increase is poss?
User :   it was 95 fasting 3 months back
Doctor :   yes, it could be indication of bad control due to infection
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