Q. I am anemic and suffering from recurrent fever. What to do now?

Answered by
Dr. Ganeshkumar Suresh Satpute
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Nov 28, 2016 and last reviewed on: Sep 20, 2019

Hi doctor,

I am a 23 year old female. My present symptoms are feeling weak and unable to walk or stand continuously for a few minutes. My Hb% is 9 and I am anemic. I also have fever for one week and taking Oritaxim-O 200. Please help.

Dr. Ganeshkumar Suresh Satpute

General Medicine Internal Medicine
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Looking at your complaints, your weakness is due to anemia.

  • You have iron deficiency anemia after looking at your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and you need to take Iron supplements for three months.
  • I suggest tablet Bizfer-XT for three months. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent.
  • Regarding your fever, continue Oritaxim-O 200 (Cefixime) for five days and along with that I suggest Paracetamol.
  • Other causes of fever like urinary tract infection and malarial fever should be ruled out if you have a persistent fever after five days.

The Probable causes:

Nutritional deficiency.

Investigations to be done:

Serum ferritin level.

Differential diagnosis:

Malarial fever or UTI.

Treatment plan:

Tablet Bizfer-XT for three months.

Regarding follow up:

For further information consult a general medicine physician online.---> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/general-medicine-physician

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