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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I have a fever, body pain, and a cold. What medicine can I take?
Query: Hi doctor, This is for my husband. He is a 34-year-old athletic male. Exactly a week back, he got a fever, body pain, cold, and cough. He had a high fever for two days and then a bit high temperature for a day with tiredness. Again he started feeling tired, some fever feeling inside the body (outsi... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. By your history and description, the possibility of pharyngitis is more likely in your husband. Yellow phlegm is suggestive of bacterial infection. So he needs antibiotic like Augmentin for five days. Please let me know his weight so that ... Read Full »
Fever and breathing problems keep recurring after stopping steroids in COPD patient. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, My father is 70 years old and he has COPD, diabetes and high blood pressure. His blood pressure and diabetes are under control. Last year, he was affected by COVID-19 and recovered with no signs of lung damage in a chest CT scan. He had a mild fever (100 degrees Fahrenheit) two months bac... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) you have attached. In my opinion, he should undergo CT (computerized tomography) of thorax, sputum culture, and sensitivity test. CT of thorax will be ... Read Full »
I am having severe headaches and stomach pain. What could be the cause?
Query: Hi doctor, I had a severe headache and constantly went to the toilet to poop, along with stomach pain. The following day I noticed rashes with swollen fingers and an aching foot, but the rashes disappeared after some time. Can you please explain what could be wrong with my body? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Based on your history, there are possibilities for a viral infection. Do not worry; it will subside in a few days.Take simple painkillers like Paracetamol or Ibuprofen. Keep yourself hydrated with plenty of fluids. I hope... Read Full »
I have a fever, headache, weakness, and dry cough. What medicines will help treat these symptoms?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a fever, headache, weakness, and dry cough (persistent for more than a week). I am feeling so exhausted, and I do not feel like getting up from the bed. What medicines would I have to take to get my symptoms resolved? Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your question. I can understand your concern. By your history and description possibility of viral upper respiratory tract infection is more likely. So get done the Covid (coronavirus disease) test first. I suggest taking Azithromycin, Paracetamol, and Levoceti... Read Full »
I have fever, cold and dry cough. Please advise.
Query: Hello doctor, I am having fever since last 4 days, cold and dry cough. Medicines used are Paracetmol, Amoxycillin, age: 49 years. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. I have gone through the reports you have attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Her WBC count is slightly lower. So, in my opinion, you should get chest X-ray done and Corona report. May I know what is Corona situation ... Read Full »
After medications, my sore throat and cough subsided with little fever. Is it Covid-19?
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from coughing, throat infection from last week. At that time fever did not persist and also did not felt any chest pain. Two days later, I consulted with a doctor. He prescribed Cavidur 625, Montek LC, Ambrolite syrup and Betaline gargle solution. Since then throat infe... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. In my opinion, you should get done a chest x-ray and CBC (complete blood count). If both these are normal then no need to worry much. I hope this helps. Read Full »
Can Z-pack help to cure fever, mucus filled coughs with runny nose?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old male with ulcerative colitis since the age of 9. I woke up with a nasty fever, mucus filled coughs, and runny nose. I was curious how a Z-pack would affect me. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. The possibility of respiratory tract infection is more likely. You should definitely take Z pack, no need to worry about this. Along with Z pack also, do warm water gargles and steam inhalation 4 to 5 times a day. If not improving in five ... Read Full »