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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   my 10 months old daughter has been told she has croup 5 days ago. she was doig well no feaver, very little cough and then today she spiked a feaver of 101.9 and has only ate 2 bottles and no food today. Aswell she has slept for all day except 3hrs. I gave her motrin this morning to help the fever and it wet down to 99.8. This evening i thought she felt warm around 4pm and she had a feaver of 100.9. Then about 15 min later her feaver went up to 101.9 again. I gave her motrin . So i need to know if i should take her to the hospital now or wait until the motrin is gone or do i just keep her home?
Doctor :   let me read
Doctor :  
is she having hurried breathing?
User :   a little
Doctor :   is there any noise while breathing like grunting or wheezing?
User :   there was a couple of days ago but not know
User :   now
Doctor :   about her feeds is she accepting the feeds as usual or is she refusing to feed?

User :   she is eating a little then refusing the rest about 5 oz
User :   she usually eats 8 oz 4 times a day
Doctor :   it is not an emergency but fix a appointment with the doc and get her chest examined

Doctor :   there is some amount of sleepiness and feeds refusal
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