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I have a male 30 years old, covid positive, he is on day 5,

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I have a male 30 years old , covid positive, he is on day 5 , no fever , saturation 94/95 , but a very strong headache that's been going on for hours , he is taking an anti-inflammatory every 12 hours , I gave him also 500 mg of paracetamol for the headache at around 21 but it did nothing . what can I do
JA: How long have you had the headache? Could you rank it on a scale from 1-10?
Customer: 6 hours he says a 6 /10 , light and sound bother him a lot
JA: The Doctor will be able to answer that. Where are you located? How widespread is COVID-19 in your area?
Customer: we're in London , in earls court not sure about covid spread in the area
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no

Hello My name is***** will try my best to help you today.

I am so sorry that you are going through this.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
hello , thank you for your help doctor

You should give two tablets of paracetamol as he is adult. You can give it up to 4 times a day. 2 tablets 4 times a day.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
is it ok in conjunction with the anti-inflammatory medicine?
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
the other medicine is called nimesulide
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
he takes it every 12 hours, last one was at 14

Yes, it is ok to take that with nimesulide.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
ok I already gave him 500 at around 21 so should di give him another 500 or 1000?
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
of paracetamol that is

Just 500mg.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
ok thank you very much , what should I do should the problem persist ?

You can alternate between paracetamol and nimesulide. It is secondary to covid.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
ok thank you very much I gave him the paracetamol

You are welcome.

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