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Date : 24-Jun-2014
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Doctor:how can I help you?
User:i'm having fever since yesterday..
User:with bit of neck pain.. some soarness in throat..
Doctor:is it only fever, or do you have any other symptoms?
User:headache and body pain sometimes
User:i mean.. its not always.. but last night couldnt sleep
User:fever was around 100..
User:and i tried paracetamol tablet but to no avail
Doctor:I see
Doctor:what kind of information are you looking for?
User:any med if you can suggest..
Doctor:You can try Tylenol cold
User:ok.. ..
Doctor:it would help relieve sore throat
Doctor:and fever
Doctor:you need to take it thrice a day
Doctor:And do the salt water gargling 3 to 4 times a day
Doctor:It most likely is a viral cold
User:ok sure
Doctor:if you don't see any improvement in 5 days, then you would have to consult an ENT doctor
Doctor:or an Internal medicine MD to rule out bacterial infections
Doctor:and get a prescription for antibiotics
User:ok will do that..
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor:You are welcome
User:no thats all :)
Doctor:Thanks for using the service
Doctor:Get well soon
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