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Child's body feels warm. Had convulsion. GIve crocin? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:How are you?
User:need some guidance
User:am fine
Doctor:please go ahead
User:my daughter is 02yrs 02m
User:since yesterday evening, we feel that her body is bit warm
Doctor:Does she have any cough or cold?
User:however when the thermometer is used, we see no temperature
Doctor:where did you put the thermometer?
User:the temperature shows 96-97 degrees
Doctor:In the mouth or in the underarms?
User:in the armpit
Doctor:Thats fine then
Doctor:Did you keep it for a full 2 minutes
Doctor:Then I think we should go by the reading of the thermometer
User:the problem is she has had convulsion in the past once when her temp was above 101 degrees
User:so as a preacuation, we kind of keep a tab on her regularly
Doctor:If you have a doubt, take her to a physician and get her temperature documented
User:is there any reason for the light warmness
Doctor:It can be just lots of physical activity or lack of water
Doctor:I dont think you need to worry about it
User:think that we are getting paranoid
Doctor:But if you think she has fever
Doctor:It would be best to take her to a physician
Doctor:It would also be good to give her Crocin syrup as a precaution
User:yup thanks
Doctor:We do that for children who get convulsions during fever
Doctor:What is her weight?
User:but without fever, would it be advisable
Doctor:Only if she does have fever
User:her wgt is 11kg
Doctor:Then for her the dose will be 165 mg
User:ie 08ml
Doctor:So that would mean roughly 1 and 1/4 tsp
User:just kind of getting my doubts resolved
Doctor:is there anything else I can help with?
Doctor:Have a great day ahead
Doctor:Bye for now
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