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Been sick for the past week and its getting worse

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Been sick for the past week and its getting worse

Dr. Saha :

Hello,

Dr. Saha :

Welcome to Just Answer.

Dr. Saha :

What are your symptoms? please write in detail.

Dr. Saha :

Please enter reply.

Customer:

Light headed, coughing, sore throat, stuffed up body aches

Dr. Saha :

When did those start?

Dr. Saha :

How is your temperature?

Customer:

12 hours ago

Customer:

Temp is 99.5

Dr. Saha :

Did you consult doctor?

Customer:

Not yet

Dr. Saha :

Did you take any medicine?

Customer:

Vicis day time

Dr. Saha :

Is it helping?

Customer:

Very little

Dr. Saha :

The symptoms indicate an infection in the respiratory tract.

Dr. Saha :

Often it is viral.

Dr. Saha :

But bacterial infection can be there too.

Dr. Saha :

I would suggest to take an examination by doctor.

Dr. Saha :

A throat swab test would help to diagnose it.

Dr. Saha :

Gargling with salt water helps to relieve the discomfort of sore throat.


Dr. Saha :

You can do warm salt water gargling..

Dr. Saha :

Please take plenty of fluid.

Customer:

Okay thanks.

Dr. Saha :

If Vicks do not help with aches, you can take ibuprofen or motrin.

Dr. Saha :

My goal is to provide you with excellent service today. If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.

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