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Fever with chills, H1N1 vaccine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   I am XXX
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   My mother is not well and she is having shivering & feaver(101)
User :   She been to doctor da bbefore
Doctor :   Since when is she having fever? Is it associated with cold, cough or sore throat? Also may i know her age?
User :   Age 60, rarely caugh, no sore throat, no cold
User :   Doctor diagnosed Viral Feaver
Doctor :   Since when is she having fever?Is she on any medication?
User :   Day before, yes she is on medication. she didnt complete the course yet, yesterday she was very normal.
User :   and now she is shevering is there any issue
Doctor :   It takes about 2 to 3 days for the oral medication to be effective. Also viral takes about 5 to 7 days to be completely cured of.
Doctor :   If the symptoms are present even after 5 days or there is increase in the symptoms then you need to get her examined once again
User :   oh thanks much doctor
User :   If any urgency, can she call you guys for any assistant?
Doctor :   She should continue taking the medication and have proper rest. Viral fever as such only requires rest.
Doctor :   Sure we are available 24/7 and she can call anytime.
User :   Oh thats cool doctor, thanks for your help
User :   If any need, I will ping you
User :   Thanks a lot
Doctor :   If there are any other symptoms like sore throat, cough, joint pain then you need to get her investigated.
Doctor :   Give her lots of fluid like water, juices, soup and do not allow body to be dehydrated.
User :   sure
Doctor :   Ask her to take simple foods like daliya, khichdi etc
User :   Can you guide me where I can get the H1N1 prevention near XXX
Doctor :   Kindly explain what do you mean by Prevention? Do you want to have vaccine?
User :   yes, yes. Sorry :)
Doctor :   These vaccines are available in any government authorized hospitals.
User :   Oh..Thats fine...Thanks for your help
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   Thats it, thanks a lot. Bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consultation, bye for now.
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