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11 year child has fever. Should we consult pediatrician? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 27-Jul-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I have a question
User:I have daughter who is 11 years old
User:she is having fever, should I consult a paediatrician or a general physican
User:till what age does a paediatrician take care
Doctor:A pediatrician can see a child, teenager up to the teens
User:when we go to a paediatrician, only small kids come there and she feels uncomfortable that is the reason I asked
Doctor:No, it is not that way
Doctor:Your daughter is 11 and she needs to be seen by a Pediatrician
Doctor:A pediatrician sees a patient up to 19 years
Doctor:You may have to explain this clearly to your daughter so that she understands
User:ok I will explain her
User:thank you
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is that all for now?
User:yes that's all
Doctor:Pleasant evening ahead
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
User:you too
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