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Is she still having fever and chills?
Have you checked the fever?
How high is it?
She was checked and had a temperature of 40 degrees but this was last friday we do not know her temperature now but she says it's not as hot
Has she been seen during these two weeks?
Any tests done?
no... we are in Morocco so it's a bit difficult
With the diagnosis that she already has i.e. essential thrombocythemia and with the medications that she is on for it she definitely needs blood tests.
I would strongly recommend that you should take her to the nearest hospital emergency.
Particularly because she is bed bound and she may require admission as far as I am concerned.
The reason why I say that is because hydroxycarbamide is a medication that can lower a person's immunity and this fever can be due to anything.
In a person on these kind of medications, she definitely requires further work up to make sure it is nothing serious and if it is any serious infection to treat it urgently.
Are you following me?
So I will take her to a clinic and ask for a blood test. We are back in the UK on 28th could it wait until then?
Considering that she is very ill right now and bed bound I would recommend that you should take her now to the emergency to get her blood tests done at the very least.
Okay we will go now
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