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High temperature of 38c in baby even after taking medicines. See a doctor?

what is the worst temperatures for a child,my baby Liam of 5mths and 2wks has been running between 36-38c, went already to see a doc, he has a viral rash which has been there for like 2 wks now and has been given paradenk 125mg suppositorie, and Ebastel at the hospital like 6 hrs ago but the fever is now at 38.9c, worried what should i do. should i go back now to the hospital or do i still watch.
Asked On : Thu, 15 Nov 2012
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
You have already consult with your doctor. So no need to worry.

If temperature is below 38 C/102 F , its most probably viral infection , even some time viral infection also reached upto 102 F,

> 102 f Temperature indicated bacterial infection. And it need appropriate Antibiotic.

Some time viral fever take 5 to 6 days to settle ,

I would Advice:
1.Take medicine which already proscribed your doctor.
2.If Fever is not subside, you should get her evaluated once for her complaint to get her examined
physically by a pediatrician.
3.If necessary do investigation,( Fever profile )
4.Keep your baby Hydrate (Sugar 4 tsf+ salt 1/2 tsf+ 1/2 liter water, Fresh fruit juice, coconut water
etc )
5.Cold sponging.

I wish your child recover soon
Regards Dr. Sagar Mhatre

Answered: Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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