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I have had a fever of 38degrees for 3 days with hot and cold…

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I have had a fever of 38degrees for 3 days with hot and cold chills. I am very weak and tired. Also doctor said there is a crackle on my left side of my lung

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had a fever? Do you have any respiratory symptoms?

Fever for 3 days no respiratory symptoms, no cough

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have had breast cancer on the left side 8 years ago. Mastectomy and chemo no lymph node involvement. It was a triple negative cancer

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Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 5 months ago
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Doctor John here to help with your question.Are you having any difficulty breathing or wheezing?
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
No
Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 5 months ago
most likely a viral respiratory infection.Did your doctor prescribe any medications or are you taking any over the counter medications for it?
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I am on anitibiotics and panadol
Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 5 months ago
Would continue both medications. If no better in 48 hours, then would contact your doctor to be re-evaluated, but most should start feeling better by then. If feeling worse, then would recommend being seen in the ER.Does that make sense?
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