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Medicines for mild viral fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   Goodafternoon doctor..
Doctor :   good afternoon to you too.
Doctor :   How can i help you today?
User :   I am having a bit of shivering...slight neck shoulder and back ache..low energy levels..n a heavy head
User :   perhaps lack of sleep...coz not throat infection..
Doctor :   May i know your age, height, weight ?
User :   26, 5ft 7Inc, 67 kgs
Doctor :   How long have u had this issue ?
User :   i suppose since last night...had a bit of trouble sleeinh as well
Doctor :   Any history of fever, cough, sorethroat ,etc ?
Doctor :   any nasal blockage ?
User :   i generally hv a very sensitive throat...which often leads to fever...ut it isnt so as of reddishness in the throat or problem swallowing food or liquid
User :   no
User :   no nasal blockage
Doctor :   ok
User :   hvnt checked for fever...yet to do so...
Doctor :   have you taken any meds ?
Doctor :   so far ?
User :   none
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You may be having a mild viral fever, which may produce other symptoms later on
Doctor :   I will sugggest you to take some combiflam tablets once daily for symptom relief
User :   pulse 26 counts for 30 secs
User :   ok
Doctor :   and antihistamines to prevent any reactive symptoms
Doctor :   the pulse is ok
Doctor :   Do u feeldizzy?
User :   antihistamines..?
User :   no not as of now
Doctor :   yes they are available in the pharmacy .
User :   any particular brand..
User :   or just ask for antihistamines
Doctor :   levocet 5 mg can help
User :   ok..thank you doc
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   In case, additional symptoms come, you need to consult again
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