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Persisting fever and body ache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   morning doctor
Doctor :   Very Good morning
User :   since sunday evening I am having fever + bodypain
Doctor :   ok,
User :   I have been taking crocin cold & flu as adviced
User :   thrice a day
User :   yesterday again in the evening, I had similar symptoms
User :   fever, bodypain + heavy headedness
User :   I wanted to do a blood test to eliminate doubts
User :   so CBC + malarial parasite would be good enough ?
Doctor :   do you have Sore throat and cough ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have burning sensation while passing urine ?
User :   yes, sometimes...
Doctor :   Ok, Do you have loose stools or vomiting ?
User :   no loose stools....
User :   but yday morning did feel slight nausea (slight)
Doctor :   ok, then you may proceed getting the test you mentioned along with it also get urine routine microscopy too
Doctor :   if the fever do not subside even after a week then get a WIDAL test ( for typhoid
User :   cant i do the test now only to eliminate down ?
Doctor :   which one ?
User :   Widal test
Doctor :   No , the test sensitivity and accuracy is only after a week of fever
User :   ok...
User :   so now it would be cbc + malarial parasite + urine routine
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   these would suffice and give a lot information
User :   and continue with crocin cold and flu ?
Doctor :   yes, once the cause is made the treatment differs
User :   okay , thank you doctor
User :   that would be all...
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
User :   bye
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