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What Is The Best Treatment For Moderate Fever
Need specialist: "when the baby is born to a pregnant woman infected with valley fever. Can baby have it? Valley fever is rare in newborn babies. Most babies who get valley fever probably acquire it during or shortly after birth, through inhaling fungal spores from the environment. The "azole" family of antifungal drugs are frequently used. These are oral preparations of ketoconazole, itraconazole and fluconazole. ...Read more
Hi. I want to know. What is the best treatment for familial mediterranean fever other than tacking colchicine , my brother is 24 years old , ?
You : You may be dealing with a bacterial infection (i.e. Strep throat). This requires antibiotic therapy, however you will need to see a doctor for testing in order to determine if this is the cause. In the meantime try over the counter Ibuprofen or motrin. Also try gargling with warm salt water. I hope you are better soon. ...Read more
Dear dr. My daughter has a chiken box with fever and severe cough. What should I do ? What is the best treatment?
No easy answer: Rheumatic fever is an autoimmune process (antibodies attack our own tissues) that follows infection with streptococci. Symptoms include heart murmur and possibly heart failure, arthritis, nodules under the skin, chorea (abnormal involuntary movements) and rash. Treatment consists of penicillin, aspirin, and prednisone. Preventive penicillin is given for 10 years to prevent recurrence. ...Read more
First treat strep: Rheumatic Fever is an autoimmune reaction to infection with group A streptococcus. Antibiotics are given to eradicate the strep and then lower doses taken to prevent reinfecttion. Generally NSAIDS and other antiinflammatories drugs are sufficient unless the heart is involved. If the heart is not involved most cases clear up with antiinflammatory treatment. Heart needs follow-up study. ...Read more
Don't panic: Not sure what you consider a fever, but fever alone does not need 'treatment' - it is a symptom. Your body makes a temperature to fight off germs, both bacteria and virus, that cause infections. The fever actually helps your immune system work better. Keep yourself well hydrated, as a temperature causes you to need more fluids. See doc in next few days if fever doesn;t go away or other symptoms. ...Read more
No one bullet drug: There is no "one size fits all" medicine. For mild symptoms, an oral non-sedating antihistamine may be enough (e.g. fexofenadine) You also should use HEPA filters at home and drive with closed windows. You should also rinse nose with saline. If this is not enough, a nasal steroid or antihistamine should be added. If insufficient, see a board-certified allergist to consider allergy shots. ...Read more
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F&N is a common ...: Reason for hospital admission for cancer patients. Many chemotherapy agents are myelosuppressive and will lead to a low neutrophil count. This impairs pt's ability to fight infection and can attenuate symptoms of serious bacterial infxn. Thus, symptoms can be subtle and its hard to tell if fever means something serious or innocuous. We are cautious so we admit and treat aggressively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Influenza.....: If you develop the flu, a medicine like oseltamivir phosphate (Tamiflu) can be given to lessen symptom severity and duration. It is best given early, within the first 48 hours of symptoms. The best way to avoid the flu is to get an annual flu shot and wash your hands frequently, especially during flu season. Good luck!!! ...Read more
Flu tx: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cipro/Levaquin: The strain of salmonella typhi needs to be tested for antibiotic sensitivity. For uncomplicated typhoid fever with a sensitive strain the best treatment is oral Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or levaquin. Alternatives are amoxicillin, septra or azithromycin. Quinolone risistant strains are best treated with Azithromycin or IV ceftriaxone. ...Read more
Supportive care: There is still no effective "treatment" for "breakbone", or dengue fever. Dengue is a viral infection, spread by mosquito, which can cause severe muscle and bone pain (hence the name), and rarely vascular leakage and bleeding. In that case treatment includes lifesaving IV fluids and blood transfusion. Dengue is anothger reason to know about insect precautions when traveling to the tropics! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to work out with a moderate cough even if the symphtoms are still present after 7 days of treatment (no fever)?
If it doesn't bother: You. Go for it! coughs can last for way more than 7-10 days. Sometimes they can last up to a month or more depending on what the cause was. If you are not short of breath, and not bothered by coughing while exercising...No harm done.. ...Read more
My 2y.&4 months son has sore mouth after fever, now he can't eat any thing due to pain. He can't do mouth rins so what is best treatment for him?
Teething?: May be getting baby molars in. Can be a difficult time. Have your dentist take a look and talk with you about topical numbing agents and pediatric analgesics. 1st dental appt age 1 to evaluate growth and development, fluorides, diet, oral hygiene, etc. You may want to consider seeing a pediatric dental specialist for the same reasons you see a pediatrician. ...Read more
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