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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :  
User :   Hi Doc
User :   My Son has got 104 deg feveer
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   he is 1.3 years old
User :   we are giving him acetaminophen (Tylenol)
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
how much
Doctor :  
how much
User :   7.5
User :   every 4 hrs
Doctor :  
and did the fever come down with it
User :   yes.with sweating
User :   what can be done next
Doctor :   okay continue it for 2 days
Doctor :  
and taper it
Doctor :  
for 2 days and stop
User :   but if the fever goes case
User :   in between
Doctor :   normally it will not
User :   anthing other than sponge?
Doctor :  
if given every 4 hrs
User :   giving lukewarm water sponge after medication
User :   shall i give that only when there is high temperature?
Doctor :  
yes if it is not under control then he will require
Doctor :  
hospital care

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