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Fever, dry cough with shivers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   i am Dr xxxxxx here
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User :   Hi Sorry for the late reply.. are you there?
Doctor :   yes tell me
User :   I have fever and dry cough. And I am shivering in all the time because of cold..
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender >?
User :   I am a male and Age is 24
Doctor :   since how long you having fever ?
User :   past 2 days.. Today it's little more..
Doctor :   is it constant ?
Doctor :   or does it comes and goes ?
User :   Ya its constant.
Doctor :   how high is it ?
Doctor :   are you taking any medications ?
User :   Ya.. I took today One set.. But I am not sure about the tablet names..
Doctor :   you need to a PARACETAMOL 500 MG twice a day
Doctor :   that will bring the fever down
Doctor :   and for your throat you can do Warm water gargles
User :   OK.. One tablet name ending with ERAN PARACETAMOL Tablet
Doctor :   well thats right
Doctor :   you can take that
User :   Another one is Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochloride tablet
Doctor :   thats for Cold
User :   ya.. I have cough pain and dry cough.. For that can you please suggest some tablet..
Doctor :   you are already taking the correct medications
User :   OK.. Shall I cont. the same..
Doctor :   for cough you can take a cough syrup
Doctor :   yes you should continue
User :   OK..
Doctor :   its the weather thats why you have this
User :   And I want to ask you one more suggestion. I am a Smoker. I want to stop smoking. But I am not able to stop. Can you please help me on this ?
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   well you get nicotine gun or patches in the market , you can use them it will help you curb the craving and most important its your WILLPOWER that matters the most
User :   Can you suggest some name of nicotine gun or patches ?
Doctor :   NICODERM
User :   OK. Thanks for the info. And I am felling very week. What kind of vitamin tablet i should take ?
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   well if you are eating a healthy diet , you dont need mutivitamins
Doctor :   is there anything else?
Doctor :   I have to close the window as you are not responding. Please chat with our doctors 24/7 for medical queries.
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