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Medication to reduce fever in child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   dear sir ,
my son 8 yrs old having 105 degree fever, consulted pediatrician,so please give hint to bring the fever down     
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxy here
User :   hi
Doctor :   Since when is he having fever?
User :   from two days
Doctor :   Does he have any other symptom?
User :   little cough
Doctor :   Does he have any other symptom?
User :   no
Doctor :   Is the fever constantly high or periodic?
User :   periodicly
Doctor :   Is he on any medication?
User :   yes, clamp kid forte,colpol,
User :   ascoril for cough,andem
Doctor :   1)The medications given are fine, it will take about 3 days for the oral medications to be effective.
Doctor :   2) Apply cold sponge when the fever is very high.
User :   but i am afraid of high temp
Doctor :   3)Give him steam inhalation after adding Karvol Plus in water
Doctor :   Thats why i am recommending cold sponge.
Doctor :   4)Make sure your child consumes fluids throughout the day. The child should also be given healthy, digestible food such as small portions of rice, grains, bananas and cereal among many others.
User :   if the temp 105 no problem
Doctor :   If the fever does not come down even after sponging and after 3 days of medication get him examined and also Investigations like Hemogram
Doctor :   5)Take a teaspoonful of honey. Add in that two or three drops of ginger juice. Give this juice twice.This will help the fever to resolve itself fast
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
User :   yes ,sir
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   any other technic to bring temp down
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