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Treatment for general cold and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
User :   ill try to make this brief
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Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   ok so i started getting sick about 5 days ago (coughing, brown phlegm, night sweats, chills, etc)
User :   went to my dr 3 days ago and got antibiotics (azithromycin)
User :   at 4 am this morning I woke up in a pool of sweat and took my temp it was 101.5
Doctor :   ok. have the symptoms improved or gotten worse or remained same?
Doctor :   was any medication prescribed to control fever?
User :   i didnt have a fever at any point till now
Doctor :   is the color of sputum changes or remained the same?
User :   the sputum has improved in terms of hacking it up actually
User :   but the fever is brand new
Doctor :   please quantify the amount of sputum produced?
User :   not a lot actually , when my dr listened to my chest she actually said it didnt sound as bad as i feel
User :   im not really coughing any up at this time
Doctor :   how long did the fever last? do you still have increased temperature?
Doctor :   do you have trouble in breathing?
User :   the fever was 101.5 AFTER taking 3 advil too by the way
Doctor :   is there any sound produced while breathing?
User :   no trouble breathing... earlier i was having a VERY slight trouble breathing but not at all right now
User :   no sound
Doctor :   how long back did you take Advil?
User :   i took the advil 2 hrs ago
User :   the fever has gone down now that i put ice on ym neck and head
Doctor :   ok. you can continue tepid sponging, but use luke warm or room temperature water.
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