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Im running a high temperature, shivering. My hands are swollen

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I'm running a high temperature, shivering. My hands are swollen and a bad headache

Dr. SS :

Greetings,

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Thank you for your question.

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I am Dr. SS. I will try my best to help you.

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When did all the symptoms develop?

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Please reply.

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Are you there?

Customer:

I haven't been feeling too well all day, and I'm in the middle of renovations. after sanding some walls I laid down I awoke about an hour later, I had a headache, running a fever swollen hands the lower part of my arms are sore. Recently I've been getting a lot of blood noses and I injured my leg where I hit it which is not healing

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Are both hands swollen?

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Is there any redness, pain in the hands or only swelling?

Customer:

Are we still being helped

Dr. SS :

There can be an infection or inflammation.

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In several infections there can be rise of temperature with shivering.

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A collection of pus can cause it.

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The injured area can get infected.

Customer:

Both hands are swollen and red

Dr. SS :

There can be inflammation of the hands, thrombophlebitis, tenosynovitis.

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I would suggest to take an examination by doctor.

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Blood counts, X ray/ scan or other tests can be needed.

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In case of infection you would need antibiotics.

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Is panadol helping with pain?

Customer:

No nor is it reducing fever

Dr. SS :

You can take ibuprofen if you do not have any contraindication to it.

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This can help with pain & fever better.

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Please try to take plenty of fluid.

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If you have any query, please feel free to ask.

Customer:

iIII have been getting blood noses everyday, blood is very thick like clots, and pain up my nose what would be the cause of this

Dr. SS :

Do you get frequent cold or sinus infection?

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How is your blood pressure?

Customer:

No wand I'm not sure about pressure

Dr. SS :

There are a few causes of bleeding. Most cases of nose bleeding is harmless though it is quite frightening,

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Cold, allergy are common causes. c.

Customer:

Ok thank youthank you

Dr. SS :

Dryness of nose or an infection can cause it. Sometimes there can be a polyp, growth etc

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High blood pressure can cause nose bleeding.

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Please get your blood pressure checked.

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You can also consult an ENT specialist for nose bleeding.

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You are always welcome.
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Wish your healthy life and early recovery.

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