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What is the treatment for viral fever? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jan-2014
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Doctor:how can I help you?
User:Myself XXXX.
User:My wife is having viral fever.
Doctor:Hello mr. XXXX
User:Can you suggest medicine.
Doctor:Viral fever generally does not require any medicines
User:but she is having temperature aroung 102.
Doctor:you can give her 500 mg of paracetamol whenever there is fever
Doctor:paracetamol can be given 4 times a day
User:actually fever is cominh too and fro..
Doctor:apart from this, nothing else is required
Doctor:That can happen, don't worry
Doctor:give paracetamol
Doctor:and see
User:its not serious?
Doctor:Viral fevers are self limiting, and they get resolved by 5 days to one week
User:I went to local doctor.he also told it will take 2-3 days to get resolved.
Doctor:but if the fever persists for more than 5 days, then you should consult your doctor for some blood tests
Doctor:Yes, it will take time
Doctor:till then give paracetamol 500 mg or 650 mg, three to 4 times a day
Doctor:that should be enough
User:thnx doctor.
Doctor:is there anything else?
Doctor:the go ahead with your question
User:I am having a problem under my foot.
Doctor:what kind of problem?
User:skin is getting white during winter days.
Doctor:is that it?
User:and a bad smell coming out under the toe.
Doctor:okay, you should keep your feet in warm water for 15 minutes every day
Doctor:and then wash with soap and water
Doctor:after that wipe your feet dry with a towel
Doctor:your problem will be solved
Doctor:anything else?
User:any special type of soap is required?
User:like Dettol or Savlon?
Doctor:you can use normal soap
Doctor:or else you can use savlon or dettol
Doctor:both are fine
User:how many days it will require to be solved?
Doctor:It may take about 10 to 15 days
Doctor:but you should continue doing that
Doctor:otherwise it will come back
Doctor:thank you for chatting
User:gd ni8..
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