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2 year old, suffering from recurring fever, convulsions. On metfal-p medication. Treatment?

hi doctor, my son is 2 yr old, he is having fever , even after crocin 5ml he is getting fever in 2 hrs and that also 101 plus......i gave him meftal-p at night his fever went down...again in the afternoon i have to give him meftal-p otherwise his fever was not going down....i gave meftal-p 5ml....he is having convulsion problem.....wht shld be the right treatment....he his having little cold and cough .....please help...thank
Asked On : Mon, 16 Jul 2012
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Hello sir/madam,
I am highly concerned about your child having fever on and off. From your complaints of fever moderate to high grade, cough, cold, it comes to be mostly a viral upper respiratory tract infection. It is better to get your child examined by a pediatrician and prescribe specific drugs and if required and perform some blood tests to verify diagnoses. Also to prevent convulsion, you should continue with tepid sponging , plenty of fluids orally, give adequate diet as much as he takes, and also continue with antipyretics like paracetamol every 8 hourly, so as to prevent fever spikes. Hope that your son will get well soon . Thank you.
Answered: Mon, 23 Jul 2012
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