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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My 1 year 1 month baby is suffering from fever. the temparature is near 101. please help.                                                                 
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Since when is she having temperature?
User :   Hello Sir. My son 1 year 1 month old is suffering from fever. His temparature is near 101. He is having fever since today afternoon.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he is not in mood to eat any thing. please help.
Doctor :   Have you tried any medications?
User :   yes . calpol liquid one 5 ml dose was given just a few mins back.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   use tipid sponging.
User :   Please suggest any remedy
Doctor :   Thats using warm water to rub the body.
Doctor :   Calpol would take some time to reduce the temperature.
User :   OK any thing more Sir.
User :   I even visited a doctor who suggested that its influenza.
Doctor :   SInce i cannot perform a physical examination, I cannot comment on the cause for the fever.
Doctor :   You would need to follow consult a pediatrician to know about this/
User :   OK Sir, anything more u would like to suggest.
Doctor :   Use of calpol syrup and tipid sponging.
User :   thanks.
Doctor :   And if the fever does not reduce in another 45 minutes, then you have to consult a doctor.
User :   ok thanks. good night.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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