Q. My brother is suffering from fever and body pain for past two days. Could it be seasonal fever?

Answered by
Dr. Raj Parekh
and medically reviewed by Dr.Nithila A
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 10, 2019 and last reviewed on: Jul 11, 2019

Hello doctor,

My brother has a fever for the past two days. And now he has pain in his full body. Is that seasonal fever or something else?

Dr. Raj Parekh

Family Physician General Practitioner
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Hello,

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You need to get your brother thoroughly checked. A fever profile needs to be done in a season like this mosquito-borne disease are very common.


The Probable causes:

Mosquito-borne disease.

Investigations to be done:

1. CBC (complete blood count) with ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate).
2. PSMP (peripheral smear for malarial parasite).
3. Dengue, IgM, IgG
4. Chikungunya
5. Liver profile tests (SGPT, SGOT, GGT, ALP, etc)
6. Widal Test

Probable diagnosis:

Fever under investigation.

Treatment plan:

1. Tablet Paracetamol 500 mg thrice a day.
2. Tablet Cefixime 200 mg, twice a day.
3. Capsule Omez (Omeprazole) 20 mg, twice a day.
4. ORS (oral rehydration solution) one pack in one litre water, drink as and when required for all for five days.

Preventive measures:

Drink lukewarm water.


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