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Symptoms of fever and throat infection. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   yes, i seem to be having a throat problem
User :   and some fever with that.
User :   wondering what medicine i should be taking.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   cough / cold
Doctor :   body pain
Doctor :   sputum
Doctor :   ?
User :   yes, i got cough, body pain , and had a running nose yesterday, but that looks good today.
Doctor :   go for warm water gargles with pinch of salt water in it
User :   ok.
Doctor :   which is very important at the start of infection
Doctor :   for 4 times a day
Doctor :   then
Doctor :   take sinarest tablet for thrice daily
User :   will that help with the body ache ?
Doctor :   yea
User :   ok i have taken 1 gaticin pill. for the throat infection.
Doctor :   ok you have started on antibiotic then
Doctor :   who prescribed that
User :   gatifloxacin tabs
User :   chemist at the drug shop
User :   gaticin 400. said will help.
Doctor :   please dont
Doctor :   take antibiotics
Doctor :   wihtout doctors prescription
Doctor :   they easily make you resistent
User :   hmm. understandable. so do u suggest that i stop taking that pill ?
Doctor :   never in life the same antibiotic works if not taken completely
Doctor :   I suggest you to stop
User :   ok. understood. will stop.
Doctor :   that will not be helpful unless the infection stays longer than 3 to 4 dsya
Doctor :   you follow as instructed for now strictly
Doctor :   dont take outside food
Doctor :   consume lot of water
Doctor :   with thge tablets i prescribed you
Doctor :   if the body pain dont get controlled
Doctor :   you can go for IMOL
Doctor :   twice a day
User :   ok. thanks doc. may i know ur name please ?
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