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Temperature of the fever varying from 100-102 in infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   My kid 1 and half years, weight 13-14 kgs
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   has got fever for the past 3 days(From Monday Evenining)
User :   Doctor has advised Crocin DS 5ml-5ml-5ml-5ml
User :   Every 6 hours we are putting that syrup
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   Whenever the, medicine is given we see reduction in temprature
User :   Soon after the 6 hour time period is over, again we are seeing the temprature varying from 100-102
User :   Temprature is not reducing till now
User :   Its only reducing as long as medicine power is there
Doctor :   What symptoms he other than fever ?
User :   Only fever
User :   High(100-102)
Doctor :   Ok, Syp crocin contains Paracetamol which is a short acting drug
User :   When should we see him normal?
Doctor :   I would suggest you to giv hi a syp which has a combination of Paracetamol with Ibuprofen for better controll over fever
User :   ok, Ibuprefen is it?
Doctor :   The better brand would be IBUGESIC 250mg give it in the same dosage as the crocin
User :   ok
User :   when should we him normal, I mean within how many days?
User :   Or do you suggest any further investigations?
Doctor :   well this my control the fever , but if the fever is not gone completely with syp ibugesic of one day then he may be needing antibiotic syps
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do wipe him with cold water dipped cloth
User :   Yes we are doing that
Doctor :   ( tepid sponging )
Doctor :   well that will ensure half control
Doctor :   also give him warm water only
Doctor :   i mean to drink
User :   no cold water is it?
Doctor :   Warm water to drink and ice cold water for wiping and sponging
User :   Do we need to observe any other symptoms
Doctor :   yes, watch for pain while urinating ( urinary tract infection ), this is the most common cause of fever in that age
Doctor :   others to be expected are loose stools , vomiting , cough and rashes on the body
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Wish him good health
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