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What are the symptoms of dengue? Is there any specific test for it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Oct-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
User:One query Doctor
Doctor:Pl go ahead
User:What are the symptoms of dengue
Doctor:fever, eye pain, headache, nausea, cough
User:Is there any specific test for it Doctor?
Doctor:yeah Dengue antigens can be tested
User:Will i have to undergo a blood test?
Doctor:Not necessary
User:How would you suggest I go about it doctor
Doctor:YOu please go to a docor
Doctor:if there is a chance of dengue after examining
Doctor:he will suggest
Doctor:else do not waste money on this
User:Is dengue fatal doctor? and how difficult it is to get treated?
Doctor:Easy treatment
Doctor:and early treatment has no fatalities
Doctor:Are you with me
User:Yes doctor
User:So it would be best to go down to a doctor
User:any other suggestions doctor?
Doctor:Just keep away from mosquito bites and keep drinking fluids
Doctor:that will save you from complicaitons
Doctor:Did you follow?
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
User:Already suffering from these symptoms doctor
User:So wanted to clarify doctor
Doctor:As i said visit a local physician to check for dengue because all the viral infections (non dengue) have similar symptoms
User:Thank you Doctor
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me
Doctor:Bye for now
User:Thank you Doctor
User:I have fever, back pain, cough, severe stomach ache, vomiting sensation and weakness. Can you please suggest what i might be going through?
Doctor:It can be an infection
Doctor:You need to get examined by a local physician to see the nature of the infection
Doctor:If it is infection then it should resolve in a weeks time
Doctor:IT depends on your nutrition, rest and other stress factors
Doctor:Did you follow?
User:Yes Doctor
User:but the stomach pain is sever
User:when i get up from the bed
Doctor:Please follow my advice if it is severe pain you should XXXXXXX a local doctor
Doctor:It can be gastritis, ulcer, gut infection
User:IS that the reason for the Vomiting sensation and the body pain doctor?
User:is there anything else u can suggest doctor
Doctor:Do not take chances and see the doctor for the problem you may require a battery of test
Doctor:and uLtrasound if required
Doctor:are you with me?
Doctor:Are you following the reasons why I ask you to visit doctor and not wait
Doctor:It seems you are not responding
Doctor:I am closing it now
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