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Medication for fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u/
User :   i am having fever since a day
User :   i took paracetamol...
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   but the fever does not seem to subside
User :   am 23
User :   female
Doctor :   pl explain
User :   unmarried
Doctor :   whether wd cold+cough
User :   ya i had cold /cough
Doctor :   since how long?
User :   i had cold since a week
User :   saw a doctor fr that
User :   he wrote me some grillinctus syrup
User :   thats all
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   treatment
User :   could u suggest something
Doctor :   Water and other fluids - drinking plenty of liquids can help. Water, juice, clear broth or warm lemon water with honey helps loosen congestion and prevents dehydration. Avoid alcohol, coffee and caffeinated sodas, which make dehydration worse.
Doctor :   Salt water - a saltwater gargle â?? 1/2 teaspoon salt in a glass of warm water â?? can temporarily relieve a sore or scratchy throat.
User :   ok...any tablets ?
Doctor :   Soup -
Doctor :   Over-the-counter cold medications - nonprescription decongestants and pain relievers offer some symptom relief, but they won't prevent a cold or shorten its duration,

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