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Fever, 6 months - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi Doctor i have a query regarding my 6 month old baby boy
User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   Hi Doctor Good Morning
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   Actually i have a query regarding my 56 months baby boy
User :   sorry 6 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   yesterday night at 10 o clock he had a feve 100.5 F
User :   so we have given a crocin 5 ml (120mg/5ml)
Doctor :   ok. has the fever got controlled with that?
User :   fever went down
User :   yes yes
User :   then again morning 6 on clock again we meausred fever 100.4 F
User :   so we have given the same syrup (crocin) 5 m
User :   5ml
User :   so doctor wut should we do if fever again come
Doctor :   you can continue with giving the syrup every 8 hours
User :   ok
User :   we can continue with the same syrup doctor ??
Doctor :   what other symptoms does he have?
User :   he doesnt have any other symtom
User :   only tempreture
User :   he is feeding well also
Doctor :   ok
User :   his weight is 7.96 kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he have running nose, throat pain?
Doctor :   is the child active otherwise when fever comes down?
User :   yeah yeah sir he is very much active and no running nose
Doctor :   ok
User :   but little bit of congetion i felt while brething
Doctor :   then continue with giving crocin syrup 5 ml 3 times a day or very 8 hours
Doctor :   do tepid sponging if fever goes up more than 100.
User :   tepid sponging means sir
Doctor :   if the child develops any other symptoms, then take for immediate examination
Doctor :   tepid sponging means to put lukewarm water bandage over forehead, axilla, and wipe the wole bosy
User :   ohh ok ok sir got it
User :   any other precaution what we can take
Doctor :   if the chest congestion becomes more, or breathing problem starts, it would indicate infection, do not delay, take for chest examination.
Doctor :   continue to feed him well,
Doctor :   let him drink lot of fluids
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yeah yeah sir i recording thi schat
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   nothing sir i will follow the same as u said
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please chat with our doctors 24/7 for medical queries. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   sure sir thanks a lot
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