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What causes fever which occurs only at night? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 16-Sep-2014
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Doctor:Hello
Doctor:how can I help you?
User:I have major complaint is fever. Mostly during nights
Doctor:OK
User:with shievering'
Doctor:since how long have you been experiencing this?
User:since thursday night
Doctor:ok
Doctor:anything else ?
User:but no fever on saturday
Doctor:like sweating
Doctor:ok
User:n runnning nose
Doctor:ok
User:yes.. there is lot of sweating
Doctor:any cough, throat pain
User:no
Doctor:or burning sensation while passing urine?
User:nope
Doctor:ok
User:and lots of body ache
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:sounds like viral fever or malaria
Doctor:but will have to wait for a few more days
User:ok
Doctor:did you have any loose stools or vomiting?
User:hmm
User:no
User:i m taking cocin for fever
User:*crocin
Doctor:Ok
User:what are indication for malaria?
Doctor:Viral fevers will resolve on their own in about 5 to 7 days
User:so, should i take rest or can i goto office tommorrow?
Doctor:in Malaria you generally get fever at a particular time
Doctor:and there will be shivering
Doctor:along with sweating
Doctor:but these are not specific
User:ok
Doctor:so you can wait for a few more days and see if you get the fever again
User:ok
Doctor:if you get fever again
User:any medication?
Doctor:then get a malaria, dengue and typhoid tests done
User:ok
Doctor:For the time being there is no need to take any other medicine than crocin
Doctor:Crocin will be sufficient
User:ok
User:thnx
Doctor:If you get fever again, then get the tests done so that a proper medicine can be advised based on that
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
User:ok,fine
User:thnx a lot
User:bye
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:have a good day
Doctor:bye
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