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Patient is 16 yo. 6' tall 210 lbs. Diagnosed with pneumonia

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patient is 16 yo. 6' tall 210 lbs. Diagnosed with pneumonia at hospital. blasted with medication before release. slept 6 + hours. Woke up. body temp currently 94 6 tries. what should we do next?
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: nothing- no. Patient is male.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: exercise induced asthma albuteral nebulizer
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

Where did you check the temperature?

Can you check it again?

When was he discharged from hospital?

What medicines does he take?

Does he have any other symptom?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
oral temp
several times consistent at 94.6
12 hrs ago
only the albeuteral nebulizer when needed
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for all the information,

I am sorry for his symptoms.

Body temperature below 95F degrees is considered as emergency.

Room can be made warmer with additional heater or blower.

Warm clothes, blankets can be used.

Please apply warm compress.

Taking warm liquid can help to increase the internal body temperature.

Low temperature can be due to viral infection, medicine or exposure to cold.

You should go to ER if the temperature does not improve or goes down further.

I hope this information helps.

If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.

Wish his early recovery.

Please rate my answer excellent if you are satisfied with it.


Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

You are always welcome.

If you are satisfied, please click on 5 star rating.Best wishes.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
The answer, when it arrived, was satisfactory. Getting past all the additional fees was unexpected and unnecessary. Then, to be transferred to an attorney was absurd. What were my total charges?
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

I noticed your question value is showing $11.

So the total charges should be $22.

Our customer care will help to explain.

You can contact our customer care for it.