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Child suffering from high fever. Suggestion? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jul-2013
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Doctor:Good Morning
User:Good morning doctor
User:My daughter is 4.5 yr old
User:She is suffering from fever since yesterday afternoon
Doctor:Good morning.
User:Hi doctor
Doctor:Does she have any other symptoms apart from fever?
User:My daughter is 4.5 yr old
User:no other symptoms, but her temperature is 104F, we checked few minutes ago
Doctor:Have you given her any medications>
Doctor:May I know her current weight?
User:should be around 14kg
Doctor:Temperature of 104F is high grade fever and needs to be controlled.
User:we gave her crocin syrup couple of times yesterday
Doctor:I suggest you to continue Syp Crocin (250mg/5ml) syrup - 4.5ml now and repeat it after 4 hours if necessary.
Doctor:You can also wipe the whole body especially the forehead, neck, armpits and the chest with XXXXXXX warm water (spongin)
Doctor:to lower the temperature.
Doctor:You also need to visit your pediatrician who can evaluate her for the cause of fever.
User:Anything else need to be given doctor?
Doctor:Keep her well hydrated and encourage her to eat and drink.
Doctor:Other specific medications can be started after the visit to the doctor.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:Yes Doctor, So doctor visit is a must?
Doctor:It is essential that we rule out bacterial infections and treat it with specific antibiotics.
Doctor:I would be pleased if bacterial infections are ruled out.
Doctor:Hope you understand.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:Thank you
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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