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Child suffering from fever. What medication can be given? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Jul-2013
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:my 3 years child suffering from
Doctor:Are you there?
User:fever pls telme mrdicine
Doctor:May I know you the child's current weight?
Doctor:Since when is he suffering from fever?
User:14kg last night
Doctor:Apart from fever, does the child have any other symptoms?
Doctor:Did you record the temperature last night, if yes, what was the temperature reading?
Doctor:Apart from fever, does the child have any other symptoms?
Doctor:The fever can be related to any infection.
Doctor:You may give the child Syp.Calpol (250mg/5ml syrup) in the dose of 5ml thrice daily.
Doctor:If the fever does not reduce with this, then you can try sponging/wiping the body with XXXXXXX warm water.
Doctor:If the fever continues to stay for more than 3 days, it is worth while to see a pediatrician.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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