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Fever with cold and swollen gums - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can i help you?
User :   hello i have a cold sore and at first i was just really tired which i thought was normal
User :   but now my gums are swollen
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
May i know your age and gender?\
User :   20 male
Doctor :  
Do you meant cold and sorethroat?
User :   cold sore
Doctor :  
Since when do are you having these symptoms?
User :   about 4 days ago
Doctor :  
Are you having fever?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you on any medications?
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Do you have rashes in the body?
User :   no i have just been taking asprin to break the fever
User :   no rashes
Doctor :  
Asprin?? who suggested that?
User :   im sorry not asprin i meant tylonal
Doctor :  
I would suggest you not to take that.
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Doctor :  
Tylenol is ok.
Doctor :  
You are probably having an infection.
Doctor :   Since the fever is persisting for about 4 days an antibiotic may be needed.
Doctor :   I would suggest you to consult your GP for the choice of medication.
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Do you have any other query?

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