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High fever with spiking pain in left temple - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello.
User :   I've had a fever for the past three, going on four days now. It spiked yesterday at 104.6 but has since dropped.
Doctor :   ok
User :   I've had horrible head/neck pain and stiffness.
Doctor :   do you have any cold, cough, throat pain
User :   I have a dry cough, no real throat pain.
User :   My real concern is the horrible spiking pain in my left temple area.
Doctor :   are you taking any medications
Doctor :   You mean headache?
User :   No, I have not seen a doctor.
User :   No, not a headache. Just horrible sharp pains ontop of a headache.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any drowsiness
User :   A little, I have slept quite a lot.
User :   When possible that is.
Doctor :   The temperature being so high is to considered seriously
Doctor :   Take Paracetamol 650 mg 3 times a day
User :   Yes, I told my parents that but they refused to take me to a doctor.
Doctor :   You need to consult Emergency department immeditely
Doctor :   and get some blood investigations done
User :   I guess it wouldn't help to add a tingling sensation in my left arm?
User :   Occasionally that is.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any seizures?
User :   None.
User :   Twinges of major pain, but no seizures.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you to get investigations done

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