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Child is pale, has fever, flu, coughing, headache. Help

I notice that my 6 years old daughter look pale, and been observing her for few days. Previously, she was having mild fever(1 week ago), flu and now coughing. She complained of headache last Monday after school so I advised her to rest. At the moment, I notice that she look tired and pale. Plan to do blood test . Please help.
Asked On : Sat, 18 Aug 2012
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Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
Looking tired and pale doesn't warrant blood tests.Give her a lot of fluids and ORS if possible.Allow her to take rest for a few days.Post flu fatigue is pretty common at this age.Do not panic.If she has anemia then probably a blood test might help.Hope this answers your query.Wishing your child a speedy recovery.Have a nice day.
Answered: Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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