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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   i need a help as my wife who is an hcl employee
User :   is suffering from cold and fever
Doctor :   Ok
User :   since last 3 days
User :   she gets shivering and gets cold
User :   once or twice during the whole day
Doctor :   Ok
User :   we went to local doctor
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he gave injection some tablets
User :   and said it is viral
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What was the injection ?
Doctor :   and medicine ?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   injection is avil and
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   vorevarin or something like that
Doctor :   ok
User :   the medicines are augmentin, flexon mr and
Doctor :   Is she still having fever ?
User :   tusq
User :   she has fever only once or twice in whole day
User :   in morning she had and now she is having the same
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you done any tests ?
User :   also we underwent cbc and random blood sugar test in morning
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What are the test results ?
User :   how much time viral fever takes to heal
User :   the reports will come after 7 in evening
Doctor :   Usually 7 days for viral fever.
Doctor :   Have you done a malarial test ?
Doctor :   or a dengue strip tests ?
User :   does cbc cpver that or is it different
User :   we have not done any other tests
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   what can i do so that she gets well soon
Doctor :   Does she have cough or cold ?
Doctor :   Or any sneezing s
Doctor :   Or does she have running nose ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   So this does not indicate a viral fever actually.
User :   then what is it ??
Doctor :   Please get a 1. Malarial parasite test done.
Doctor :   2. And lets see the CBC report.
Doctor :   If anything is indicative we can go ahead .
User :   what do i need to observe in the cbc report
Doctor :   If there is any change in blood counts , blood platelets , or any thing in ESR ?
User :   okies fine can you tell me the name of malarial parasite test so that i can get it done
Doctor :   It is called MPT .
Doctor :   Or if you go for strip test it is called P.vivax & P.falciparum.
User :   ok and any other precaution or advice which will help her get healed quickly
Doctor :   give hr bland diet, cool water sponging and continue with the medication prescribed.
User :   okies thank you very much doctor
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   bye for now .
User :   same to you
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