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On paracetamol and antibiotics for fluctuating temperature. Worry?

My baby girl of 4yr 3 months some times has temperature of 99.4 F and suddenly within two minutes it has about 98.3F. what can be the reason she had cold and flu two days back and was adminstered paracetamol and antibiotics . what could be the reason, is it a symptom of worry. and upto what temperature one need not worry. Sanjay
Asked On : Fri, 14 Sep 2012
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Homeopath 's  Response
Hello Sanjay,
Up to 104 or 105 F, you need not get alarmed.
Up to 99.6, it is not even considered as a fever. There are several reasons for the fluctuation in body temperature and the variation you have mentioned is not of any concern.
Avoid taking paracetamol and antibiotics during fever especially for children.
Paracetamol is harmful for the internal organs like liver and kidneys.
Antibiotics also have bad effects and will create a constitution which will develop resistance to organisms and will favour fresh infections in future.
Fever itself is a treatment done by the nature to relieve the disease. Allow the body to treat itself. But if a child is showing frequent or recurrent attacks of fever, it shows that it has poor immunity and needs medicinal treatment that will improve the immunity. Neither paracetamol nor the antibiotics improve the immunity. Instead of that they destroy the natural immunity with which the child is born.
I am a Homoeopath and I can confidently say from my 35 years of experience that fever of any sort can be managed without antibiotics or paracetamol and with Homoeopathic constitutional remedies selected on the basis of genetics and constitution of the patient.
Try Homoeopathic treatment for your baby in future.
With best wishes, Dr C. J. Varghese, Homoeopath,, +91 9447019733
Answered: Wed, 2 Oct 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
It seems that this seems to be seasonal fever and nothing to worry.
Give paracetamol syrup as and when required.
give her plenty of water and keep her well hydrated.
If temperature is very high like 101 or more consult your doctor.
Ok and take care.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Namala Bharadwaj's  Response
Oct 2013
hello dear
thanks for your query at HCM
i understand your concern reagarding child.
cold and flu in children is mainly because of viral infection of the respiratory tract.
in viral infections child will have cold, cough, fever, irritable.
you may need to worry if temperature is above 100 f .
if temperature is high do tapid sponging with wet cloth , and give her paracetamol.
that will control fever.
Answered: Wed, 2 Oct 2013
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