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Took antibiotics for fever. Having swelling all over body. Advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Sep-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello Dr my aunty had viral fever last week
User:55 yr
User:No sugar or bp
User:And c under gone 8 small bottles of antibiotic before blood test itself before 5 days
User:C was ok without fever or pain from 3 days
User:But from morning. Generalised swelling allover the body legs hands face
User:Meeting Dr evening by 6
User:Wat cud be the reason v r 2worried
User:Swollen from morning
Doctor:Is she still on antibiotics?
Doctor:or has she finished the course?
User:Taking tablets still
Doctor:What tablets is she on?
User:O safe Dm topsoil + , lorsaid p
Doctor:Does she have complaint of rashes, itching along with the swelling?
Doctor:Do you have breathing difficulty?
Doctor:*I mean does she have breathing difficulty?
User:No c z comfortable
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The sudden onset swelling of whole body are concerning symptoms.
Doctor:In the absence of other symptoms and without an option to examine the patient, it is extremely difficult to predict the close cause.
Doctor:If she is comfortable, I would suggest her to stop lorsaid p tablet.
User:Concerning symptoms?
Doctor:She will need some blood tests - complete hemogram, liver, renal and thyroid function test initially along with ECG/echocardiogram to understand the cause of this swelling.
Doctor:The sudden appearance of swelling can be due to a systemic condition or due to the effects of medicine.
Doctor:Yes, the sudden appearance of swelling needs to be investigated. And that's why I said concerning.
Doctor:The reason for this swelling needs to be found at the earliest.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:Got it thank u
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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