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Mild fever along with cough - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Well my son is 22 months old and is having very mild fever since after soon, and also cough
User :   after-noon
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Did you record the temperature?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Can you do it please?
User :   I dont have the instrument
Doctor :  
Now did you give any medicine yet?
User :   It is mild
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Is he wheezing?
User :   not yet he has just finished his dinner, we have crocin, relent at home
Doctor :  
Does he have cough?
User :   yes.
User :   it only started today
Doctor :   Is there sputum?
User :   what is sputum?
Doctor :  
it is called balgum in Hindi
User :   You mean thick saliva?
Doctor :   yes

User :   yes a bit
Doctor :  
Does he wheeze?
Doctor :  
Are these problems very frequent in yur child?
User :   no
User :   very rare
User :   no wheeze observed so far
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Fine then
Doctor :  
Nothing to worry about
User :   that way he is active now also
Doctor :  
You can give him ANCOLD syrup now
User :   no letting us know the sign of fever
Doctor :  
5 ml once in 8hrs
Doctor :  
It takes care of the fever, cough and the cold
Doctor :  
Do give him enough water
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for next 2 days
Doctor :  
ANCOLD syrup to be taken for 2 days
Doctor :  
5ml thrice daily
User :   we have crocine syrup and relent syrup, and alerid syrup at home now
Doctor :   When was it bought?

User :   today only
Doctor :   Fine then
User :   we normay keep that
Doctor :  
Crocin and Alerid can be taken
User :   normaly
Doctor :  
Relent and Alerid are the same composition
User :   for 2 days, 5 ml?
User :   3times a day?
Doctor :  
Alerid 2.5mg
Doctor :  
only
Doctor :  
once a day
Doctor :  
Crocin can be give thrice a day
User :   5 ml ?
Doctor :  
3 ml each time
User :   ok
Doctor :  
What is the weight of the boy
User :   14 kgs
User :   10 days back
Doctor :  
Then 5 ml is fine
Doctor :  
So let me repeat the doses once again
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Sy CROCIN 5ml thrice daily for 2 days
Doctor :  
Sy ALERID 2.5 mg , Once a day for 2 days
User :   sure
Doctor :  
Remember Alerid makes him drousy
Doctor :  
and give him enough normal water
Doctor :  
nothing cold
Doctor :  
Everything should be warm food and
Doctor :   Do not take him out for next 2 days
Doctor :   Make sure he washes his hands every time he sits for food
User :   any thing specific to food what should be given , or normal food as given daily will do
Doctor :   Normal food warmly served

User :   ok..
Doctor :  
Did you follow?
Doctor :  
what all I said?
User :   yes.
Doctor :  
Any other questions?
User :   I can feed him any fruit ?
User :   like banana , apple etc?
Doctor :  
Yes except banana
User :   ok, thanks, I am done
Doctor :  
Not served cold
Doctor :  
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