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Suffering from fever, cold and cough. How to overcome it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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User:Hello Doctor !
User:This is XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please go ahead with your query.
User:I need your suggestion
User:This is for my fiancee. He has fever since yesterday. He had travelled to Tamil Nadu last week
Doctor:Does he suffer from cold or cough?
Doctor:Does he complain of body pains or abdominal pain?
Doctor:Does he have watery diarrhoea / joint pain?
User:There was running nose yesterday. Today it's better but slightly blocked
User:he doesn't have body pains and abdominal pain
Doctor:Did you record the temp?
User:Yes, it was 98 yester
User:no joint pain as well
User:Yesterday he had been to a doctor
User:they have given him azimax 250 and Rhinoloc
Doctor:What are the medicines that he is taking now?
User:his condition is better for still slight temperature is there
User:He had boils in his month before the fever appeared
Doctor:I think he needs some rest and continuation of medicines
Doctor:the medicines that he got are good
Doctor:Let him continue them and take enough electrolytes
Doctor:like coconut water, lemon water with salt and sugar
Doctor:He must be dehydrated
Doctor:he will recover in next 48 horus
User:oh Thank u so much Doctor... We were actually worried if it has to do something with Dengue :(
User:That made me consult you
Doctor:Fine just hydrate him as much as you can
Doctor:Do you have any other queries
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me.
Doctor:Are you back?
User:sry doctor by mistake the page got refresh
User:oh yeah
Doctor:Ok do you have queries?
User:Yes doctor please. Just wanted to know if this has got some thing to do with Dengue?
Doctor:Does not look like
Doctor:Dengue can mimic a number of diseases inthe initial onset
Doctor:We can confirm dengue only by blood test
Doctor:But I do not think there is a need now
Doctor:Just ask him to rest and hydrate well till this weekend
User:great doctor ! When or wht should be observed to go for a blood test?
User:should we wait till the weekend and see if he improves?
Doctor:If he does not see the doctor again and insist for a dengue test
User:What should be his diet now?
Doctor:Normal diet
Doctor:No restrictions
Doctor:No red meat
Doctor:Fluid diet will easily digest
Doctor:He can take milk
User:Thnk you very much Doctor :)
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:Bye for now
User:seriously so much relieved now
Doctor:Do not worry he will get back soon
User:i had heard of 2 deaths in my far relation.. so was worried
User:thank u again
User:have a nice day !
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