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Have fever, cold and cough with sputum. Recommended dolo. What treatment shall I resort to? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i am suffering from feaver with cold and cough
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Since when are you having this symptom?
User:last 2 days
Doctor:Have you recorded your temperature?
User:between 100-101
Doctor:Are you feeling chill and shivering?
Doctor:When you cough are you spitting out sputum?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Any sputum production?
Doctor:If yes, may I know the quantity and colour?
User:white and less
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:You are suffering with upper respiratory tract inflammation which is commonly caused by viral flu.
User:ok , pl advise the medicine
Doctor:And viral flu are spontaneously resolving condition. However sometimes bacterial contamination can worsen your symptoms.
User:pl advsie the medicine
Doctor:Presence of high grade fever is suggestive of bacterial contamination and can be treated with antibiotics such as amoxicycline or azithromycin.
Doctor:You can get the dose of this medicine prescribed to you by a near by doctor.
Doctor:In addition, I suggest the following measuresL
Doctor:1. Steam inhalation with Karvol plus capsule (contents of the capsule to be added to warm water and inhaled)
Doctor:three times a day.
Doctor:2. Tab. Dolo 650mg three times a day after food for 2-3 days.
User:thanks dr bye for now
Doctor:3. Syp TusQ 1tsp three times a day.
Doctor:Drink warm water and take rest.
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