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Reason for throat pain and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi jiaa
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi doctor
User :   3 days back i got throat pain..and the 2nd day, i felt littlt feverish, now m suff from fever and cold..
User :   since 2 days.
User :   Do u think is it becoz of water containmation
Doctor :   it is usually because of a viral infection
Doctor :   it is more likely that you could have got it from someone who had it
Doctor :   than from water
User :   Nope,
User :   i didnt met anyone who suffered the same
Doctor :   even some one just passing by you in a public place and
Doctor :   coughing/ sneezing
Doctor :   can pass it to you
Doctor :   water contamination usually causes stomach problems
User :   oh k
Doctor :   do u have throat pain/
User :   it intiatlly started with a throat pain, now its turned into cold and blocking of nose
Doctor :   have you taken any medicine so far/ seen a doctor?
User :   nope
Doctor :   ok
User :   pl sugg me some med
Doctor :   how old are you and what work do you do?
User :   m 25
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   not that i know....severly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Take tab sinarest at night
User :   yes, m allergiic to dust, and pollution..
User :   can i take it now..
Doctor :   and if you have any throat itching pls do salt water garling 2-3 times per day
Doctor :   it will make you sleepy
Doctor :   so avoid taking it at work/ travelling
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   Yes,
User :   can i talk to u abt my sisters health problem
Doctor :   of course
User :   she is around 24 years, studying MBA,
User :   she often feels her body is always hot and she is not able to manage it to normal
Doctor :   ok...
User :   often her legs stiff at nights..and
and It has been 2-3 yrs now
her normal temp is more then the normal of every human being
User :   what can be problem
Doctor :   just to be sure that i understand the problem correctly
User :   sure
Doctor :   Your sister has discomfort/ abnormal sensations in both her legs at night, sometimes?
Doctor :   but no other known health problems/ fever at the time this happens..
User :   Her temperature is always higg
Doctor :   ok
User :   always one beside her can feel the radiating heat..
Doctor :   has her temp been measured - if yes how much is it?
User :   Nope it was never measured.
Doctor :   ok
User :   And often suff from freq head aches
Doctor :  
Does your sister feel better if she moves her legs when this happens?
User :   its concerned to her temperature mostly will is always high...
Doctor :   does your sister have any
other known health problems?
User :   frequent headaches and sometime vomiting
Doctor :   Have you taken her to a doctor for a physical examination?
Doctor :   the headache sounds like it could be a migraine headache....
User :   Never...for this...but yes for headaches
User :   Yes ur right doctor..
Doctor :   how bad is the vomitting?
User :   it happens mostly when she travels a little more an usual
Doctor :   Does this leg stiffness problem occur only when she has vomiting or even otherwise?
User :   left nerve stiffness occurs mostly every night in her sleep
User :   i mean leg nerve stiffness
Doctor :   ok
User :   i wanna take her for complete health checkup..
Doctor :   does she feel better if she moves her legs a little/ walks?
User :   nope i dont think so,
User :   she gets leg pain at heels..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   its difficult for me to give you a defnite answer with this limited info
User :   sure
Doctor :   it could be a syndrome called the restless leg syndrome-
User :   what shouldbe done for her
User :   i m planning to take her to a gud homeopathy doctor..
User :   but before that, would like to take her for complete body checkup
User :   is that gud
Doctor :   it is better you see a General physician first
Doctor :   to diagnose the problem
User :   hmm
User :   k
Doctor :   before you take treatment
User :   suggest any one..please
Doctor :   a Physicain?
Doctor :   which area of bangalore are you in?
User :  
User :   yes a physician
Doctor :   just give me a moment
Doctor :   P- phone number 0000
Doctor :   if you want to find more physicians/ any one closer
Doctor :   you can use the search doctors feature on our homepage
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   thanks for consulting us; bye for now
User :   bye

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