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Treatment for dengue - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   i just wanted to ask you about dengue
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i admited one of my relative in Medical
Doctor :   What do you want to know in specific about Dengue?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   we just got the report about the debgue test
User :   it was found positive
Doctor :   Dengue is a viral fever caused by mosquito bite
Doctor :   Yes
User :   and pletele was aprox 0000
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is there any specific treatment or medicine
Doctor :   She would need Platelet transfusion.
Doctor :   The treatment is mainly symptomatic
User :   ok
Doctor :   As it is a viral fever
User :   any tablet
Doctor :   antibiotics have a secondary role
Doctor :   Your relative should be admitted in a hospital
User :   he is admited in medical hospital
Doctor :   Platelet count should be measure once every 2-3 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but doctor says there is not any medicine for this
Doctor :   He should receive plenty of oral fluids
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Only symptoms like fever are corrected with the appropriate drugs
Doctor :   Dehydration requires IV fluids
Doctor :   And oral fluids
Doctor :   Low platelet may require Platelet transfusion
Doctor :   If his appetite is returning, it is usuallu considered
Doctor :   a sign of improvement
User :   ok what is the average platelet should be in humen body
Doctor :   More than 1.5 lakhs
Doctor :   He should have adequate bed rest
Doctor :   Steroids may be necessary if his condition is not improving.Doctor :   Give him plenty of oral fluids
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