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Raging fever, delirium. Taken nat mur, sore throat, difficulty swallowing. Suggestions?

Hi there, my 9 yr old daugher had a raging fever two nights ago to the point of delirium that was calmed with Nat Mur. She now has a very painful sore throat , she s drying from the pain. She s just about able to swallow , she s eating blueberries and I m about to give her some active honey . All holistic advice welcome
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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Hi I am Dr.kadhir,

Fever , cough , very painful sore throat could be a viral or bacterial pharyngitis. though we have scoring systems to differentiate , i would quite difficult practically.

There are few good remedies , one is antiseptic mouth wash goggling for 4 to 5 times a day for bad sore throat , next plenty of hot water and honey for dry throat ( soothing action) and paracetamol tablet for pain .

Its better to wait for antibiotics if she is not toxic or if her fever and sore throat gets better , at same time it is important to take a throat swab for culture as per doctors advice. If her problems are worsening then start on antibiotics for 7 to 10 days.

Thank you for your consultation in health care magic.
Answered: Sat, 24 Aug 2013
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