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Fever in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   is it okay to drink milk with antibiotics/
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   It is okay
User :   ok i have another quetion
Doctor :   Yes
User :   how long should your child keep a fever after you give them fever medicine
Doctor :   It subsides in 15 to 45 minutes
Doctor :   usually
User :   ok what if it doesnt
Doctor :   Tepid sponging
Doctor :   Increase the dose of the Tylenol
User :   whats that?
Doctor :   are few other methods
Doctor :   Tepid sponging is the method by which normal tap water
User :   are alcohol baths safe?
Doctor :   is rubbed on the child body
Doctor :   No alcohol baths are not safe
User :   ok . well thank you for your time, sir or mam, have a nice rest of the day
Doctor :   Ok thanks for consulting us
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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