What causes night sweats,lethargy,runny nose,joint pain with stomach ache post tonsillectomy?
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Posted Wed, 26 Feb 2014 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Ashish Verma 54 minutes later
Brief Answer: looks like viral fever Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for writing to XXXXXXX This is Dr. Ashish Verma, a general surgeon, answering to your query. Your symptoms are classisal of viral fever...but still i would suggest that you get a complete blood count to rule out any infection and peripheral smear study for malarial parasites, if you are staying in a malaria endemic area. Till then i would suggest that you start on a ppi like pantaprazole tabs and an analgesic with a paracetamol combination and a antihistamine like levocetrizine...but you need to see your local doctor for the prescription...though you may get them over the counter also. Viral fever is usually self limiting and subsides in 5-7 days....the treatment is symptomatic only... Drink plenty to fluids and eat well but avoid cold food... Hope that i have answered to all your queries. If you have further queries, i will be glad to answer them. Get well soon. Dr. Ashish Verma