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Fluctuating fever for many days. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   what time does the fever come?
User :   well mainly around noon time
User :   if not than evening
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can you suggest me something
User :   what should i do
Doctor :   do you have a cold/ cough/ throat pain
User :   or which doctor should i consult
User :   no nothing like that
Doctor :   HAve you had loose motions
Doctor :   or stomach pain?
User :   yes i had it i think around 10 days back
Doctor :   Do you have sweating/ shivering?
User :   no
Doctor :   when the fever comes?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you taken any mediations seen a doctor during the past week?
User :   no i have not
User :   i have been taking
User :   whenever i have fever
Doctor :   Ok, for any fever that lasts for more than 3-4 days you must see a doctor
Doctor :   for a thorough physical examination
User :   ok
User :   do you suspect any major illness
Doctor :   Further treatment can only be done after that.
User :   ok
User :   see the issue is i am getting fever may be once in a day
Doctor :   From what you have told me- that you have the fever foe about a week
User :   that lasts hardly for 2-3 hrs
User :   and then i am fine and running
Doctor :   and had loose motions before the fever
User :   yes
Doctor :   YOu have to get checked up to rule out Typhoid
User :   ok
Doctor :   So it is best for you to see a doctor for a physical examination
User :   can you suggest me any good hospital
Doctor :   pls do not delay
User :   ok
Doctor :   because it is easily treatable
Doctor :   which area do you live in?
User :   but i didnt felt there is any major illness
User :   my office is near to XXXXXXXX
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   my only feeling is I dont find it that major to visit a hospital for this
User :   i mean can I take any normal medication
User :   for this and check out
Doctor :   It will be easier to get a doctor there becuase it is 24 hrs avlbl
User :   and then may be visit a hospital
Doctor :   No, If your fever has been around for nearly 10 days
Doctor :   you should not neglect it
User :   well its coming and going
Doctor :   Its easily treatable
Doctor :   but delay may cause problems
User :   ok
User :   i will visit
Doctor :   Yes fever coming and going for more than 4 days
Doctor :   is nit good
User :   can you suggest me any place near to XX
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have a nice day
Doctor :   just give me a moment
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