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My husband 46 years old...is unwell over 8 days....start

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Hello. My husband 46 years old...is unwell over 8 days....start with cough, now he is very weak not able to walk..only fir toilet, his body is freezing cold. Showering,
JA: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?
Customer: 8 days
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Back pain
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Big weakness no energy to do anything
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 14 days ago.

What is his age?

What are the investigations/treatments done?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
46 years
Nothing yet...only taking lot of paracetamol
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 14 days ago.

Thanks for the further information.

I am writing the answer for you and will get back to you in 3-5 minutes.

Unless you wish to speak in person, you can ignore the request for a phone call automatically generated by the website, not by me.

Thank you.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thank you
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
From last Friday he only laid down...
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 14 days ago.

The first and foremost thing is to give him liquids and electrolytes. He may have dehydration and electrolyte balance, which need to be corrected. Coconut water, fresh juices would help.

You should rush to A&E or walk-in clinic;

Walk-in clinic:

https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/other-services/Urgent-Care/LocationSearch/1824

I hope your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.
Thanks for using Just Answer.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Sorry...but I don't think he is dehydrated...he has chest infection and will need some antibiotics....
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
What we need to do get some antibiotics...?
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 14 days ago.

This is not a telemedicine website, unfortunately.

The website is only meant to provide medical education and answers specific to your questions only.

I apologize for the inconvenience.

I know that’s not what you want to hear right now.

I would be happy to answer any other medical concerns you have.

A prescription of any kind here would be both illegal and malpractice

The website is not authorized to issue any prescriptions or notes or referrals.

An urgent care center can do that for you.

I am just a messenger, I am afraid.

Sorry again.

You may contact;

https://www.pushdoctor.co.uk/

https://www.theonlineclinic.co.uk/antibiotics.asp

https://plushcare.com/get-antibiotics-online/

Walk-in clinic:

https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/other-services/Urgent-Care/LocationSearch/1824