Fever is a symptom rather than a disease. A body temperature higher than 98.6 F is considered
fever, but it is not of severe consequence until it is above 100.4 F.

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How is chickenpox treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from chicken pox for the last two days with fever. So please give me your opinion.   Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chickenpox is a viral disease. First and foremost, please isolate yourself from other family members as this is a communicable disease. Get vaccination done against chickenpox for other members of the family, including small children. The patient will not be benefit...  Read Full »

What causes Nausea, Vomiting, Loose Motion, Fever?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a vomit, loose motion, fever, and body ache. I want to know what kind of fever I have. What are the medicines I can use? And what are the health tips I can follow?  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will surely help you out. From the symptoms, you have described you most probably have food poisoning. So for vomiting and nausea you need Ondansetron or Domperidone. For fever, Paracetamol will suffice and for body ache, you should have Diclofenac with Ranitidine...  Read Full »

Why do I get loose stools after taking medicines?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a high fever for two days and a severe headache and then the next morning I took medicine from a physician nearby. After taking medicine for two days the fever and headache subsided, but now I am having watery stools with a bad smell. I have a fever and body pain again and a bad tas...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Diarrhea (watery stools) can be due to the intake of the antibiotic tablet Moxikind CV (Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid). So, I suggest you stop that. Fever is mainly due to infection, and it will be fine. Because you have diarrhea, there can...  Read Full »

Can I get cold allergies with flu-like symptoms?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 17 years old. She has cold allergies and at the time of cold, she gets a fever and she gets weak and after taking some of the medicine, her fingers start to vibrate. So what kind of medicine should I give?  Read Full »

Dr. Aditi Gupta Jha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Colds and fever is a viral illness that follows seasonal change usually. For fever Paracetamol 1000 mg thrice a day should be given after food only if there is fever and for colds, she can take Chlorpheniramine maleate or Dcold. Take care that Dcold has Paracetamol a...  Read Full »

I took medications for my fever with body aches nine months ago and still have side effects. How long will it last?

Query: Hi doctor, I got a fever with body aches nine months ago. So I took a 500 mg tablet of Paracetamol at night. Took another the next morning. The next day afternoon, I got loose motions for which I took tablet Norflox. The temperature subsided, but the dizziness and fever continued. I still get loose ...  Read Full »

Dr. Archana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly do not start an antibiotic regimen on your own. Yes, it is good that you took Paracetamol tablets. Kindly take a Lactic acid sachet as they contain Lactobacillus it improve your gut flora. Kindly discuss this with your doctor before taking any medication. If you ...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from diarrhea and fever for the past two days, along with vomiting immediately after eating something. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from diarrhea and fever for the past two days. I vomit immediately as soon I eat something. Kindly help.   Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. You can have a viral or bacterial gastroenteritis-like problem. I suggest you to follow a few things mentioned below. Investigate with stool routine micro examination and blood test. If the stool report is abnor...  Read Full »

I have a fever after using a gauze piece cut with a rusted scissor on my extraction site. Is it due to tetanus?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a molar extraction recently. My dentist prescribed me 500 mg of Amoxicillin, but I did not take the medication. I used sterile gauze instead of cotton on the extracted area to control bleeding. I cut the gauze because it was big for me to bite. I found a dull scissor with a littl...  Read Full »

Dr. Geethanjali. S. S

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your complaint and the relevant details.Using gauze instead of cotton balls does not make a big difference. The gauze you used was not sterile because you used scissors from a normal temperature rather than a disinfected or sterilized one. Again that does no...  Read Full »

When does cytokine storm occur?

Query: Hi doctor, Before a week, I started feeling bad with dry cough and fever. I had these symptoms for three days. After that, my dry cough became a productive cough. My fever got disappeared. Instead of it, I lost my smell and I developed a tiny pain in my throat. During this period, I took antibiot...  Read Full »

Dr. Afifa Nighat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a possibility for you to have COVID-19 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) as you had some typical symptoms such as fever and loss of smell initially. As a week passed already, you have entered into a comparatively safer zone. It means that there ...  Read Full »

I have decreasing platelet count day by day after a fever. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had fever and my platelet count became low (91000) 10 months back and after taking medicines platelet count became normal. And now my platelet count decreases day by day and after a month, it was 1,40000 and two days after again I checked it becomes (1,30000). Now, I have only 1,250...  Read Full »

Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Normally, you have anywhere from 150,000 to 450,000 platelets per microliter of circulating blood. Platelets are produced in your bone marrow. Factors that can decrease platelet production include some types of anemia, viral infections, chemotherapy drugs, heavy alco...  Read Full »

Can my husband, who is attending to a relative diagnosed with swine flu, take preventive care?

Query: Hello doctor, My 46 year old husband is caring for a sick relative who is in the hospital. As per the reports received today, the relative has been diagnosed with H1N1. Should my husband take any preventive medicines so that he does not get the virus? I heard that Tamiflu can be taken as a preventiv...  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) can be taken as prophylaxis in this case. I suggest a dose of 75 mg once a day for at least 10 days in the absence of any renal or liver derangements. Consult your physician, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicines with thei...  Read Full »

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