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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   How can i help you?
I am askingthis question on nehlaf on my wife
User :   *behalf
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   She delivered a baby boy on 21st August
User :   it was C-Section
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she was discharged on 24th August
User :   Since then, she is not well. She feels restless ness
User :   and fever most of the time
User :   she has been taking regular medicin since then
Doctor :   Have her incision marks healed? Also may i know her age?
User :   first seven days after C-Section delivery, she took Cefakind 500(Cefuroxime 500) BD * 7 days
User :   incision marks are healed
User :   24.6
User :   i mean 24 years 4 months
Doctor :   Is the fever periodic or continuous? Is the fever high or low?
User :   She took Sumoflam (Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Serratiopeptidase) , first 7 days
User :   it is periodic
User :   range is 99 to 100.5
Doctor :   Were the medications prescribed by her treating doc?
User :   when she takes medicine, it is low
User :   if she doesn't take, then it is irregular, she may or may not have fever
User :   yes
User :   medicines were precscibed by doctors only
Doctor :   Does she have any other symptoms present?
User :   symptoms.... fever, restlessness, bodyache
User :   weakness
Doctor :   Fever and other symptoms explained by you are common after surgery since it is a major abdominal surgery but since it has been about a month for C section it needs to be concerned.
User :   hmmm.. that the worry
Doctor :   You need to get her examined by her treating gynaec for the same
User :   gynae referred to Physician
User :   we have got all her tests conducted
Doctor :   Also she may require aome investigation like blood test for it.
User :   intially Vidal was +ve
Doctor :   *some
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Blood culture , Urine Culture, Dengue, Malaria - all -ve
Doctor :   Widal positive indicates Typhoid fever
User :   X-Ray - ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Ultrasound - a little water in stomach
User :   ESR - 55 - tell me something about this
User :   what could be wrong with high ESR - 55, normal value is 20mm/hr
Doctor :   ESR indicates some infection in the body.
Doctor :   Also widal being positive was she prescribed any medication?
User :   She was prescibed Cefakind again
Doctor :   Also water in USG scan also suggests infection.
Doctor :   When was she prescribed Cefakind?
User :   oh is it?
Doctor :   How much water was there in stomach? When was it done?
User :   7 days before delivery, she had viral - she did 5 day BD course
Doctor :   Were these tests conducted after delivery?
User :   after delivery , discharge from hospital - 24th August - Again Cefakind 500 BD * 7 days
User :   then after Vidal was +ve, physician said
Doctor :   Were the tests done before delivery?
User :   it could be false, so she had Blood culture test also
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