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What causes body aches and tiredness? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 25-Mar-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User:Hi Doctor, In the last couple of days I am feeling extremely tired. I am suffering from Severe body ache.
I had crocin in the night and by morning I feel better but the pain and discomfort increase by evening. Recently I had traveled and returned on Tuesday early morning. I am experiencing pain since Tuesday evening. I am working in the HR team of Swiss Re.
Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX here
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:Yes 37 yrs
Doctor:And do you have any other symptoms besides body ache + tiredness?
User:no. the last couple of days I was feeling stressed
User:Hence I travelled
User:I do not have any other sickness like cold, fever, throat pain etc
Doctor:Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes, thyroid problems?
User:I have PCO
Doctor:May I know your gender?
Doctor:Do you experience heavy periods?
Doctor:Let me brief you.
User:this kind of severe body (joints) ache I am suffering for the first time
Doctor:The symptoms you describe seem to be due to viral syndrome.
Doctor:An unknown virus may have infected during the travel leading to these symptoms.
Doctor:At this point treatment will only be symptomatic.
Doctor:I suggest you to take crocin tablets thrice or four times based on the needs.
Doctor:Drink plenty of fluids and prefer to rest at most times.
Doctor:you can also add vitamin supplements such as zevit once a day for a week.
Doctor:If symptoms don't resolve in 3-5 days or if you develop high grade fever
Doctor:you need to visit a doctor to rule out other form of infection / medical condition.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
Doctor:Is there any other query?
User:Can I take Nice instead of crocin
Doctor:Nice is a banned drug. If body pains are severe and not controlled with crocin, you may try Tab. Dolo 650mg.
User:ok thank you
Doctor:Imol tablet may be used alternatively for not more than twice a day if dolo 650mg doesn't help.
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:no Dr. XXXXXXX Thank you for your advice
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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