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Sick with bad stomach, fever, cold. Less WBC. Taken penicillin for fever. Remedy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hello Doctor This is XXXXXXX here
Doctor:how can i help u today ?
User:From past 3-4 months I am falling sick every week
User:I had bad stomach, fever and cold
User:What may be the reason
Doctor:may i know ur occupation ?
Doctor:do u travel a lot ?
User:I am a software engineer
User:No not really
User:but last month was my marriage so I had lots of traveling for 2 months
Doctor:having to XXXXXXX lot of people, travelling a lot, being under stress, lack of proper nutrition can cause physilogical stress and this is the main cause of infections
Doctor:so there is it , the cause of your infections is in your travel history
User:Ok.I got my blood sample tested. Tests for malaria were negative but also my WBC count was less
Doctor:can u mention the counts ?
Doctor:and the differential counts ?
User:Oops sorry currently I dont have the exact numbers
User:but it was marginally low
Doctor:in that case, it is fine
Doctor:do u have any other issues or symptoms ?
Doctor:are do doing well now ?
User:No not well
User:I again got ill 2 days back
User:I had fever and now suffering from cold
Doctor:do u have greenish yellow sputum and nsoe blocks ?
Doctor:Are u there ?
User:yes I am here
User:I dont haev yellow suptum but yes i have severe nose block and bad throat
User:I have taken a pencilin injection for fever
User:do u suggest me any tests for my regular illness
Doctor:instead of injections, which need to be taken regularly for at least 5 days, i would advice you to consult your doctor for a good antibiotic, to treat your infection
Doctor:there is no need to do any more test
User:Thanks doctor :)
User:Will do that :)
Doctor:but, i woudl advice you to wear a nose mask available at the pharmacies , to prevent repeat infections
User:Will do that
User:Thanks Doctor
Doctor:in addition take SEPTILIN tablet 1 tab twice daily
Doctor:this will help in improving your immunity and help in quick recovery
User:ok how long should i take this tablet
Doctor:take the tablet at least for a month time ,
Doctor:the pack comes with 60 tabs, so it will be for 1 month
User:will do it :)
User:Do i need any prescription for this tab or is it a over the counter medicine
Doctor:do u have any other questions ?
Doctor:no this is a over the counter tab
Doctor:From HIMALAYA pharmacies
User:Thanks doctor I dont have any other questions as off now :)
User:ooh Cool
User:Will do it :)
Doctor:ok, take care and have a good day
User:thanks a lot for the concern
User:you too have a great day :)
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