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Developed conjunctivitis, has temperature, cough and cold. Taken amoxicillin. Worry?

My 2 year old daughter developed conjunctivitus on monday took her to the doctors they treated her for that but by the early hours tuesday morning she had developed a temperature cough and cold , took her back to the doctors tuesday morning. The doctor prescribed amoxicilyn its now thursday and still no change, calpol and antibiotics every 6 hours but still the same. since yesterday she has complained about pains in her feet . please help.
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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welcome to healthcaremagic,
your daughter is suffering from a viral infection, the pain in the feet is due to the fevers she is getting on and off.
you need to see if you has any kind of a rash starting from the face going downwards to rule out measles.
the viral infection usually goes on its own antibiotics dont help.
for the cough you can give her warm honey water, steaming can help for the cold and tepid sponging if fevers get to high.
you can also get a blood test done to see if there is a superimposing bacterial infection and if amoxil is working.
if symptoms persist then get her reviewed by the pediatrician.
wish your daughter a quick recovery.
Answered: Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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