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What is the cause and treatment for fever? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jul-2014
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User:Hi
Doctor:
Please proceed with your query
User:Good , Afternoon Dr.
User:I am having fever since saturday
User:99.5 fixed temperature come noon time a day
User:its been since last saturday
User:i hv taken crocin thats all , i feel comfortable.
Doctor:ok
User:no antibiotic yet.
User:but only cause of concern here is :
User:its like happening after 1-1.5 week
User:i remember last 1.5 week also having fever 99.5
User:but got ok in 2 days
User:same thing now , tody also before coming to offc i checked
User:it was 99.5
User:my history : i hv got typhoid twice uptil now
User:last time its was in XXXXXXX 2013
User:need your advise
User:just planning to visit doctor today evening or XXXXXXX
User:but saw this facility in off via mail
User:so thought to consult XXXXXXX dr first
Doctor:Besides this temperature difference what other symptoms do you have?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:hi
User:yes am here
User:body ache
Doctor:I would like to know what other symptoms do you have?
User:chakkar aana / not feeling any energe left - as if i hv done so much work.
User:back ache
Doctor:Ok
User:sometimes / because of travelling i hav in job profile - daily up n down from XXXXXXX to ggn
User:may be
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The symptoms you describe, the low grade fever, body aches, dizziness and tiredness go in lines with viral illness.
Doctor:However these illness resolve spontaneously over period of less than a week.
Doctor:But they can recur within short period of time.
Doctor:So you could either have had two illness over the last 2 weeks
Doctor:or a lingering infection.
Doctor:Since you are planning to visit a doctor, go ahead with the schedule.
Doctor:The doctor can order minimal investigations such as blood hemogram to confirm the diagnosis.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:any test you would advis i should go for.
User:not yet any.
Doctor:If I was the treating doctor, I would only ask for complete hemogram.
User:the reason i only planning to visit , the investigation which doctor ill ask
User:ok
Doctor:The doctor after physical examination might list few other tests.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:thanks.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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