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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   HI
User :   hi
User :   GE
Doctor :   GE
User :   from yerterday, I am feeling feverish and also shivering
User :   I have taken a tablet for fever, the fever got controled but still I am feeling feverish
Doctor :   How much is the recorded temperature?
User :   I didn't check that,
Doctor :   Consult physician and check ur temperaure
Doctor :   If it is more than 100.5 F then u need tests
Doctor :   I will ask u few Qs to find out infcetions
Doctor :   do u have cough/
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   ok
Doctor :   do u have cough?
Doctor :   do u have runnynose, sinus pain? (pain adjacent to nose )
User :   no
User :   slightly cold
Doctor :   do u have any burning when u urinate?
Doctor :   Do u have a vaginal discharge / lower abdominal pain?
User :   iam haing periods now
Doctor :   ok
User :   pain is reduced now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I will recommend CBC, Differetial count, Malaria test, DEngua antibodes
Doctor :   And urine analysis
Doctor :   Do these tests if fever is more than 48 hours
User :   these many
User :   kk
Doctor :   Malaria is common
Doctor :   Now a days duegie is common
Doctor :   THese cause fever
User :   kk will do that
Doctor :   In fever, white cells in CBC are levated
User :   k
Doctor :   so it gives a clue whether u have any infection or not
User :   ok
Doctor :   Otherwise straight, get 5 days course antibitics which many doctors do
Doctor :   but I will find the cause of fever before giving antibitics
Doctor :   Did I answer your query?
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye
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