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Infant suffering from fever. Administered crocin drops. Is that sufficient? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
User:Hi Doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:My 7 month old son is suffering from fever since yesterday morning.
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
User:It looks like started with mild cold and resulted in fever
Doctor:Did you check the temperature reading?
User:After talking to other doctor here, I have administered him with crocin drops
User:Yesterday it was 102
User:After giving the drops the temperature resides to normal within an hour
Doctor:I am sorry, but I think it would rather be good to take the baby to a Pediatrician at the earliest
User:He also becomes active and stays active/sleeps for another 5 hours
Doctor:This high temperature is not good to the infants
User:Later the temperature again increases...
Doctor:But it has been 24 hrs now, and the baby is still having fever
Doctor:We need to conclude on the cause of fever and manage the baby accordingly. is going and coming back again...
User:we have given him crocin about 4 times till now
Doctor:That fluctuation is the temperature is not a good sign either
User:since yesterday
Doctor:Are you following me?
User:yeah getting you...
User:I will take him to pediatrician now...
Doctor:That would be ideal
Doctor:Wish your son a quick recovery
User:Thank you..!
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
Doctor:It seems like you are done with the chat
Doctor:Bye for now
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