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Suffering with high fever. All blood test normal. What could be the reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:i have a little query
User:I suffering from fever which is something like coming on on & off basis from last 5 days. My doc here in local gave me these medicines for the time being 1. cap Colosafe DSR (3days) 2. LCZ Tab (3 days) 3. pyrigesic -650 (3 days) 4. Bevon Cap (3 days) i have gone through this 3 days course but fever is still there. it increseas at night upto 102-103 F. i have got some tests done wherein the results was like this:- 1. Dengue NS1 ANTIGEN ELISA (serology = 1.06) 2. Rapid Typhi IGM (Not Detected) 3. CBC a.) Hb = 15.2g/dL b.) RBC = 5.33 millions/ c.) PCV = 46.9 % d.) MCV = 88.0fL e.) MCH = 28.5 pg f.) MCHC = 32.4gm/dL g.) RDW = 13.7 % h.) TLC = 9.1 X10^3/uL 4. DLC a.) Neutrophills = 75% b.) Lymphocytes = 20% c.) Eosinophills = 03% d.) Monocytes = 02% e.) Basophils = 00% 5. Platelet Count = 152 x10^3/uL Smear Examination for Malarial Parasite = NOT DETECTED.
Doctor:Please proceed
Doctor:Please give me a moment to read your report
Doctor:Your reports seems to be fine
Doctor:There is nothing abnormal in it
User:but it's already five days and fever reaches 102 to 103 F at night
User:it becomes difficult for me to sleep properly
Doctor: XXXXXXX is it possible for you to send me the reports, so that I can have a clear look at it?
User:yes! but how
Doctor:You can mail me at this address
Doctor:It is YYYY@YYYY
Doctor:with subject as Attention to XXXXXX
User:i am sending it to you from my personal ID. would that be fine
Doctor:Yes, it should be fine
User:you will recevie it from YYYY@YYYY
User:it's in JPG format
User:i didn't scanned it but took pictures from a high resolution camera so that images don't blur.
Doctor:Let me just check for it
Doctor:I have received the mail
Doctor:Please wait while I see the reports
Doctor:Thanks XXXXXXX
Doctor:I have seen the reports
Doctor:You do not have Dengue or Malaria
Doctor:However, you are not tested for Typhoid
Doctor:Did you get the Widal test done?
User:but there is a test called RAPID TYPHI IGM /// what is that for
Doctor:Yes, it is for Typhoid but it is not very specific though
Doctor:It is still fine
Doctor:What is your current symptoms now?
User:i have taken those medicines again and i am feeling fine as if now
User:but i know it is going to rise again at night as usual
User:sometimes in between i feel a heavy head
User:feeling less urge for eating food
Doctor:It seems like a bout of viral fever
User:water tastes bitter...
Doctor:You will recover soon
Doctor:You just need symptomatic treatment for this
Doctor:Continue to take Capsule Bevon for next month daily one capsule
Doctor:Drink more of fruit juices
Doctor:and water
Doctor:Keep yourself well hydrated
Doctor:If your symptoms does not subside in 2 weeks time, you may have to repeat the tests
User:is there anything needs to changed in daily diet
User:and what sort of fruit juice would be fine
Doctor:It is better to consume bland diet for some time
Doctor:Mosambi, lime and water melon juices will be good
User:do i need to get that widal test done
Doctor:Do not take spicy food and junk food
Doctor:Not required for now
Doctor:You may take it after 2 weeks if the symptoms persist
User:thanks for your kind suggestion :)
User:i will follow as you said.
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Wish you quick recovery
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:take care
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