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Flu like symptoms leading to fever,chiils, body aches - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   I've been having flu-like symptoms. Monday I went to a walk in clinic and tested negative for strep and the flu. But I am still pretty sick.
Doctor :  
What are the other symptoms that you hve?
User :   Slight fever, chills, some body aches, dry cough
Doctor :   You have to take some symptomatic treatment for these immediately

Doctor :  
Are you taking?
User :   what do you mean
Doctor :   you have to take treatment for the problems you hve

Doctor :  
So did the doctor get treatment from Walk in clinic
User :   nope said it was viral
Doctor :  
But still you should get some OTC medicines which will get you out of this sick state
Doctor :  
I shall give you those and you do not need
Doctor :  
a prescription for this
User :   okay
Doctor :  
So you can directly go and get the medicines
Doctor :  
from the store
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Do you have some medicines at home right now?

Doctor :  
What is your age and weight?
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