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Fever with red spots on hands and legs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   Hi Doc
User :   I am suffering from fever
User :   3 days
User :   Local Doc says it is viral
Doctor :   May i know your age, ?
User :   I have red spots on hands and legs
User :   30
Doctor :   Do u have any other symptoms ?
User :   Fever goes upto 103
User :   in night
Doctor :   ok
User :   Headache
User :   After taking tablets it comes down
User :   Again it goes up
Doctor :   any blood tests done ?
User :   Can we have rashes in viral?
User :   no not yet
Doctor :   yes, rashes are most common in viral infections
User :   Ok
Doctor :   any cough, breathing trouble ?
User :   my worry is that wht it is recorring
User :   slightly
User :   during night time
Doctor :   are u taking any medications ?
User :   Yes
User :   first i tried DOLO 650
User :   it didnt worh
User :   Now I ma taking Aziwin 50g
User :   combiflame
Doctor :   PLEASE note that, viral infections need at least 1 week to completely reduce, and in the mean time, it is common, to have such high grade fevers
User :   and levosiz
User :   Ok
Doctor :   keep yourself properly hydrated and take supportive medications as you are doing now
User :   What can be cause of viral
User :   Shall i take any test
Doctor :   there are lot of viruses that include adenoviruses
User :   Shall i look for another Local Doc OR should wait
Doctor :   you need not do any tests for now
Doctor :   just continue the tablets you are on for a week
User :   ok
User :   Ok
User :   any other thing i need to do not to do?
Doctor :   your symptoms will subside by the end of the week
User :   103 is nornal in viral?
Doctor :   nothing much
Doctor :   yes, that is common
User :   What should i do if it gets inc during night time?
Doctor :   take combiflam thrice daily
User :   What food i should take?
Doctor :   at 8 hrs interval
User :   Ok
Doctor :   this will reduce the fever
Doctor :   normal food is fine
User :   Can i have curd and all?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you can
User :   ok thanks
User :   I will be all right no need to worry at this time?
Doctor :   yes , no need to be alarmed
Doctor :   you will be fine
User :   OK Thanks alot
Doctor :   you are most welcome
User :   I should take same medicine for a week right?
Doctor :   yes thats right
User :   Thank you Doc
User :   bye
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   take care
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