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Staph infection causing sweating, pain and headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   today i was diagnosed with a staph infection, and now i am really hot and have a headache
User :   are these severe signs should i go to the er?
Doctor :   May I know in detail
Doctor :   What are your present complaints
User :   i was diagnosed with a staph infection today
Doctor :   I understood that
Doctor :   but why are you diagnosed
Doctor :   Did you take the temperature
Doctor :   Which complaints do you have now?
User :   dont have a thermometor
User :   i am a college student
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but the pain is back in the affected areas... and i am just really hot and sweaty and i have a head ache
Doctor :   You must be runnnign temp
Doctor :   better go to ER
Doctor :   Thanks for visting temperature
Doctor :   sorry visting us
User :   i have only been taking antibiotics since like 3 this after noon....
Doctor :   However you should not worry
Doctor :   It takes 48 hours
User :   but the pain seams to be getting worse... and if im not by a fan i start to sweat
Doctor :   for you to resolve from these symtoms
User :   well i was on k flex before the one i am on now and i had two shots of rospepren
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   what other medicines
Doctor :   are you taking
Doctor :   were you given tylenol
Doctor :   to control the temp
User :   septra ds
User :   no
User :   and xyzal
User :   and i seam to be itchy all over....
Doctor :   You may take TYLENOL 250mg
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   to reduce the sweatiness
User :   ok...

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