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Infant is diagnosed with rotavirus. Has cold, diarrhea and vomiting problem. Should I consult a doctor?

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21month old has a cold and has a temperature for 3 days. she was diagnosed with rotavirus last week after visiting doctor and giving a stool sample as she had vomiting and diarria. Is this still part of the virus or should i visit doctor again
Posted Mon, 27 May 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Uma Rajah Ananth 3 hours later
Welcome to HCM!

Rota virus usually causes only gatro enteritis.

This must be a separate illness.
Better to show her to the doctor if there is no improvement in 48 hrs after fever with paracetamol.

Good luck
God bless
Dr Uma
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