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Child fell down after slipping. Blood in mouth, tear in lips, fever. Suggestions?

Doctor, My son is 2 year old. Yesterday night while walking, He fell down on the slight wet floor. I notice that his chest and mouth hit the floor(facibg down).His mouth has blood as the teeth hit & slightly tear his lips .today morning after his breakfast he has fever (38c). Given paracetamal sryup & fever is there for the whole day. Please advice.
Asked On : Sat, 24 Nov 2012
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Feb 2013

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

It seems he had injury to his teeth and lips.

Teeth should be examined for any fractures.

If the tear on lip is big, it needs suturing.

For pain and fever, you can continue paracetamol in prescribed dose.

Give liquid diet.

Consult the pediatrician or a dentist for further examination and medication.

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Thu, 22 Aug 2013
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