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7 months old baby with fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   hi
User :   my daughter is having little fever just wanted to take some suggestion from u
User :   r u sandeep?
Doctor :   no this is siva
User :   ooh hi siva
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   what is her age
User :   so daughter is 7 months old
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you record her temp?
User :   running cold from last 4 days, having cough also from last 2 days
Doctor :   ok

User :   I am not having thermometer
User :   i guess temp is around 101
Doctor :   do you have any syrups with you right now at your home ?
User :   her behavior was pretty fine today ..but today night only temp is little more
Doctor :   ok
User :   wat kind of syrups?
Doctor :   acetaminophen
User :   I usually keep Benadryl for myself
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   this is for what "acetaminophen "?
User :   and I feel that her head, top-center of the head is little swallo
Doctor :   it is anterior fontanelle
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do one thing
User :   ok...we were giving inhillation using cenarist...
User :   ya say.
Doctor :   Do mopping once or twice.
User :   with normal water?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ook
User :   and what else?
Doctor :   and if you have any medical shop near by ...... bring acetaminophen syrup
Doctor :   but it is not needed
Doctor :   you can do it morning
User :   name me the exact name of the medicine?
User :   one more thing is, I was having cough n cold, n might be little virul also, so i guess he wud have been infected by me, shall we c a doctor tomorrow?
Doctor :   you said he is having cough also
Doctor :   so it is better to have a check up once
User :   ya little cough today only, day b4 yesterday also but that was very minor
User :   shall I try that "acetaminophen" medicine first, this medicine is for what purpose?
Doctor :   it is anti pyretic which reduces fever
User :   c is not having continuous fever

User :   it comes n goes n comes...n..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so do mopping for now
User :   ya will do that
User :   suggest me best thing, what shall I do tomorrow morning?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if at all he suffer fever attack tomorrow .. then you give acetaminophen syrup
Doctor :   probably he will recover ..
Doctor :   otherwise go to pediatrician in the evening
User :   ook
User :   name of the medicine is "acetaminophen" only?
Doctor :   but he will also prescribe the same drug , but he may add antibitotic syrup too
Doctor :   ya thats it acetaminophen syrup
User :   I'll prefer avoiding more medicines, better things wud be home remedies
Doctor :   it is simple antipyretic as paracetamol for adults

Doctor :   so it wont cause any harmm
User :   that is for babies only?
Doctor :   ya
User :   kool
Doctor :   it is antipyretic for pediatric age group
User :   thanks buddy
Doctor :   ok
User :   I'll do that in morning
Doctor :   sure
User :   if require will catch a doctor in evening
User :   thanks
User :   byee
Doctor :   bye
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