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Treatment for UTI, fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

User :   hello anyone
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u
User :   yes sir
User :   my dad has almost 103 degree fever
User :   he took tylenol for it
Doctor :  
User :   but its not really working
User :   its going up and down
User :   what should he do
User :   he went to the emergency room yestarday
Doctor :   ok

User :   they told him he has some bacteria on his eurin way
Doctor :  
whats his age?
User :   45
Doctor :  
is he taking any antibiotic?
User :   yes the doctor gave him antibiotic
User :   its twice a day
Doctor :  
which antibiotic?
User :   he took one in the morning
User :   u need the name
User :   of the antibitoc
Doctor :  
tylenol will temporarily reduce fever,,,
Doctor :  
if he should get rid of fever then hos infection should be reduced
Doctor :  
he should take complete course of antibiotic then only fever will come down
User :   but its over 103 now
User :   should he take a cold shower
Doctor :  
u do cold sponging
User :   no
Doctor :   which place are u from?
User :  
Doctor :   no
User :   then what should he do now
User :   to calm down the fever
Doctor :  
u take a cloth and after immersing in cold water
Doctor :  
wipe that cloth over his body

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