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Fever with mild body pain and dry cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
User :   Hi!
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Wanted to check something...I have been down with fever since yesterday and also have slight throat pain...
Doctor :   ok
User :   Is there something you can prescribe online?
Doctor :   I will help you
Doctor :   I need to ask you some
Doctor :   questions
User :   ok
Doctor :   May I?
Doctor :   ok
User :   Please do...
Doctor :   Since when is the fever?
User :   last night...its seems more like flu....but there's also throat pain
Doctor :   ok
User :   and pain on the eyebrows....
Doctor :   do you have cold, cough, or body pains?
Doctor :   ok
User :   slight body pain...and dry cough...could also be due to smoking
User :   no cold
User :   or running nose
Doctor :   yes it can be due to smoking too
Doctor :   ok
User :   tried gargling with salt water..but does not help...
Doctor :   does the brow pain increase during office hours?
User :   no its the same....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any drug allergies?
User :   none
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   After taking your history
Doctor :   I could think of flu
Doctor :   for this you can take dolo 650 mg
Doctor :   thrice daily after food
Doctor :   for one day
Doctor :   use TANTUM oral rinse
Doctor :   3 times a day
User :   ok....
Doctor :   for two days
User :   haven't ever used this an antibiotic?
Doctor :   all these medicine are available without a prescription
Doctor :   no it is not an antibiotic
User :   ok...
Doctor :   it is just an anti septic mouthwash
User :   oh ok....
Doctor :   it does not cause any reactions
User :   ok..
Doctor :   take sips of warm tea frequently
Doctor :   so that there is pain relief from the sore throat
Doctor :   give rest to your voice
Doctor :   so that you will recover soon
Doctor :   in two or three days
User :   ok...I will do that..
User :   any other precautions? this for sure not a viral fever?
Doctor :   I send you an Educational Brochure to your email ID regarding your present condition; Please go through the document and I am sure it clears all your doubts and be very helpful. Please confirm your details. I send you an Educational Brochure to your Email in 24 hrs.
User :   regarding my present? sorry i didn't understand this...
Doctor :   We will send you a document regarding your present condition
Doctor :   which according to our evaluation is flu
User :   ok..Thanks...
Doctor :   Flu is one of the presentations of viral fever
Doctor :   which will subside on home remedies and over the counter medicines
User :   ok
Doctor :   can you confirm your e mail id so that we can send you the educational brochure?
User :   Doctor...Its YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   Thanks.

Doctor :   you are welcome
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