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Fever and cold for a week, low Blood pressure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   good morning
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   good morning, please proceed with the query
User :   i haqvent been feeling well from the past week
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have been running a fever everyday in the evening
User :   and my BP is low
Doctor :   ok
User :   could u please suggest what i can do
Doctor :   may i ask a few relevant questions ?
User :   sure
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   28
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having this , was it since evening only?
User :   from about a week
Doctor :   ok is the fever associated with any chills?
User :   i saw a physician last saturday
User :   and was given a 3 day course
Doctor :   ok
User :   i finished the course
User :   bu tghe condition has returned since Wednesday
Doctor :   could you please tell me the medications taken ?
User :   no
User :   i dont have chills when i have a gfever
Doctor :   do you know the name of the drugs
User :   my temopperature just shoots high
Doctor :   ok
User :   really high suddenly
Doctor :   ok
User :   but even if i just take a crocin it comes down
User :   and my temperarture becomes normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   but then i feel completely exhausted
Doctor :   what was the medicine given to you for 3 days ?
User :   dont have the prescription with me sorry
Doctor :   ok
User :   its in my mothers place
Doctor :   do you also have cough , runny knows , etc as well?
Doctor :   nose*
User :   have been running a cold
Doctor :   ok
User :   had cough last week
User :   no cough at present
Doctor :   when did this cold start ?
User :   about a week
User :   its summer in bangalore
User :   and i have a cold
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the cough associated with any expectoration ?
User :   sorry
User :   i dont understand that term
Doctor :   any phlegm?
User :   no
Doctor :   or sputum?
User :   just a running nose
Doctor :   when you cough out any sputum /pleghm?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   apart from this any body pain?
User :   no
User :   i feel drained
User :   no body pain
Doctor :   any joint pain ?
User :   no doctor
Doctor :   these are relavant questions which will help me, so i hope you will answer them
User :   sure doctor
Doctor :   ok , thank you
Doctor :   to summarize
Doctor :   you have had a cold from one week , with some cough as well , no body pain , no chills but weakness and low blood pressure, is this all ?
User :   with fever
User :   everyday
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   let me put it across to you
Doctor :   fever from a week , with cold
Doctor :   will mostly be a viral fever
Doctor :   for which we suggest symptomatic treatment for a week or so
Doctor :   as in analgesic and anti pyretics like crocin which wil do most of the work
Doctor :   the 3 day medicines the doctor has given you , will mostly be a course of antibiotics
Doctor :   could i know the Bp reading when it was checked last
Doctor :   ?
Doctor :   are you with me/
User :   yes doctor
User :   doctor i'll be back
User :   have to make a call
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   you can re log in and chat with our doctors
User :   thank u
Doctor :   pleasure here
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