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Cure for viral infection like symptoms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi\
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi i am 19 years old and female, i have a varying range of symptoms
User :   headache, night sweats, neck pain, and joint pain and swelling
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Any fever?
User :   i had a blood draw and am awaiting results
User :   fever not that i know of
User :   but i do tend to feel warm lately
User :   this has been going on for almost 3 weeks
User :   when i got the blood draw i got a bruise which is unusual for me considering i give blood all the time and never bruise
Doctor :   Any cough? Since when are you having this problem?
User :   no cough, no congestion, no runny noise or postnasal drip
User :   ive been having these symptoms for around 3 weeks
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It could be a viral infection
User :   if it is then there is no treatment
Doctor :   It usually subsides
Doctor :   with supportive care
User :   after how long, i thought usually they lasted about 2 weeks
Doctor :   Other conditions have to be ruled out
Doctor :   by tests
Doctor :   Once the test results are known
Doctor :   The exact cause can be determined
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