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Having fever, chills, body ache and head ache. Have alcohol occasionally. Use broncho-dilator and on cefaperazone, levoflox, expetorant, febrinil, & diclofenac. What s the cause?

my neighbour male/40 year no sloking/occ alcohol ,having fever with chills 3 to 4 episode per dayfor last 3 days,also have frontal headace, severe bodyace ,h/o opd and on brochodilator,and physician given cefaperazone,levoflox,expetorant ,febrinil,diclofenac ,but fever continoue for 3 days 102-104 degree, cbc ,psfomyp,widal urin test normal .what are the possible cause and what to do next ???
Asked On : Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Diabetologist 's  Response

The fever occurs on and off.
It is not responding to antibiotics.

Lab tests are quite normal.
He has history of COPD also.

He may be screened for Pneumonia and Tuberculosis.

He needs to do

1. Chest X ray
2. Sputum AFB/ Culture and sensitivity.

Consult a Pulmonologist.
Answered: Mon, 8 Jul 2013
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