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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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please proceed with your health query
User :   23 yr old son has been diagnosed with flu 2 days a tonight temp keeps going down , now at 93.8o fever bad cough sore throatetc. dr thinks swine. was given tamiflu, carbofed and diclfenac.m
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User :   temp has dropped to 93.8 s
User :   very lethargic
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was this confirmed as swine flu by any blood tests?
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User :   neg swab but says looks like swine
User :   doc says swine
Doctor :   i will recommend you to ask your doctor to do a blood test
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serology of H1N1
User :   have been rtying to raise core body temp
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to confirm or rule out swine flu
User :   unsuccesfull
User :   keeps dropping
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take him to ER
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he might need a hospital admission to control his temperature
User :   ok- thank you
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User :   no thank you very much
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