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Cold and cough, Wrist pain after injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   morning...
User :   Last evening I felt feverish / body pain and heavy headed
User :   i took crocin for cold & flu and the temp became normal
Doctor :   Ok
User :   morning I repeated the dose , but still feel heavy headed (ears / neck / head) onwards
User :   I have two queries - this is my first one !
Doctor :   Do you have cough too?
User :   no
Doctor :   Did you record the temperature?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Do you have allergies or asthma?
User :   none
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   38 yrs male
Doctor :   Are you resting for the day ?
User :   dont smoke , nor drink
User :   no ...i am at work
Doctor :   I would have suggest at least a day's rest as it helps in faster recovery with the same medicines
Doctor :   Take DOLO COLD, with two glasses of normal water, thrice a day after meals
Doctor :   IT is a tablet
Doctor :   Rest and go for work day after tomorrow, it takes at least 48 to 72 hours before you recover
Doctor :   it sounds to be seasonal flu
User :   crocin cold & flu wont help ?
Doctor :   That is OK too
Doctor :   But DOLO is more effective
User :   okay
Doctor :   If you have already bought it, you continue it
Doctor :   after meals and drink ample amounts of water
User :   okay
User :   do i need any anti-biotic along with this ?
Doctor :   No need
Doctor :   Just rest, above medicines and good food with ample water helps in the early stages
User :   ok
User :   2nd query
Doctor :   Ys
User :   i sprained my wrist while riding the bike on 27th Jan
User :   right hand
User :   though have taken pain killers, nothing has helped
User :   wear support as well, but the pain is still there...
Doctor :   Ok, do you have swelling ?
User :   no swelling
Doctor :   Do you have pain when you press over a specific area?
User :   yes...
Doctor :   Did you apply ice
Doctor :   after the injury
User :   no...
User :   to be precise the ulna is paining of the wrist
Doctor :   Ok, it should have been been reduced by now, probably you need a physical examination by a doctor now
Doctor :   Kindly get it checked and get a right prescription of pain killers
User :   i can circulate my wrist in right and left direction with slight pain
Doctor :   These injuries should not be neglected
Doctor :   as they may go life long if not treated early
User :   what should be done now for relief ?
Doctor :   For relief you require a better pain killer after examination
Doctor :   by a doctor
Doctor :   Did you follow what I say?
User :   yes doctor
User :   thanks
Doctor :   So kindly get this done once so that you are sure that there is no long term problem
Doctor :   It could probably be a ligament stretch or muscle injury
User :   ok
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye for now
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