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What causes fever with throat and body ache? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Sep-2014
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User:Hi
Doctor:Hi
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:Hi XXXXXXX
Doctor:Hi XXXXXXX
User:My friend is having fever since last night, and she is feeling cold even in blanket
Doctor:Ok
User:Also, she is having heavy thorat pain and some body pain
Doctor:OK
User:I have given her one tablet of paracetamol and azithromycin today morning
Doctor:OK
User:the fever seems to have come down, but she keeps complaining of cold
Doctor:OK
Doctor:May I know the pattern of fever she has? is it present through out the day or on and off or increases in the night and reduces on its own after sweating?
User:It is too soon to tell the pattern, it lasted last night, but her body temparature seems normal since morning
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:What was her last recorded temperature?
User:It is 100F
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Does she have any joint pain along with bodyache?
User:no, only body ache
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:May I know her location?
User:It is hsr layout
Doctor:Ok
User:sector 3
Doctor:From the description you have provided, I feel that she might be suffering with viral fever.
Doctor:As she has throat pain along with body ache.
User:Oh and she is on foracort (rotacaps), because she was having cough for longer times
Doctor:Was she prescribed rotacaps?
User:Yes last month, in XXXXXXX hrudalaya
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Ask her to follow these instructions:
Doctor:1. Complete bed rest for 4 days or till the fever and body ache lasts.
Doctor:2. Continue with paracetamol and azithromycin.
Doctor:paracetamol for 4 times a day after food and azithromycin once a day if 500mg or twice a day if 250mg for three days after food.
User:ok
Doctor:As she has cold you can add tab levocet 10mg three times a day after food.
User:ok
Doctor:May I know the trade name of paracetamol you are giving her?
User:paracip 500
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:If you have tablets then its fine or take sinarest tab four times a day after food.
User:and azithromycin is azicip 500
Doctor:If you are giving sinarest then dont give levocet tab as it is a combination for fever and cold.
User:No I don't have the tablets, I'll take sinarest
Doctor:Azicip 500mg will do three times a day after food.
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:3. To consume boiled water.
Doctor:4. Avoid hotel, spicy and oily food.
Doctor:5. Ask her to have more of green leafy vegetables and fruits as this will improve her immunity.
Doctor:6. Monitor her body temperature every 4th hourly.
Doctor:I would expect her temperature to come down by 3rd or 4th day.
User:ok will do, so sinarest 500 3 times a day, azithromycin 500mg once a day
Doctor:If it doesn't then she might be need to get some blood test done.
Doctor:Yes sinarest and azicip will do
User:ok
Doctor:I hope you have followed my instructions.
User:Yes i have, thanks XXXXXXX
User:L)
Doctor:Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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