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Fever, cold, cough, 1 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
My Kid is 1 year 1 month old and suffering from fever last 3 days now without cold cough and his temperature is in range of 100 to 102.8 fare, we did a urine test and culture, everything is normal except rbc count 6-8 and pulse count 2-3.
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User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
User :   kid temperature is not going down
User :   without medicine it is going maximum to 102.8
Doctor :   does he have any other symptoms now ?
User :   at night
User :   no cold cough
Doctor :   when was the urine tests done ?
User :   yesterday
Doctor :   have your doctors not given any medications ?
User :   now he is under advent, meftal
Doctor :   for the start , use cold sponges to reduce the temperature
User :   yeap doing it
User :   still it increase
Doctor :   is he having feeds regularly?
User :   yeap
User :   almost continously
Doctor :   does he have any breathing trouble ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do u have any medications like crocin syrup ?
User :   when temperature increase he produces a sound
User :   yeap we tried that
User :   but it did not reduce
Doctor :   you need to give that 3 times in a day
User :   for almost 1 day
User :   yeap was giving it 5 ml at gap of 6 hours
Doctor :   the infection he has needs antibiotics and will take at least 3 days to subside
User :   ok
User :   does he has urine infection
Doctor :   why was advent adviced ?
User :   he said he need antibiotics
Doctor :   he may be having , it
User :   what urine infection right
Doctor :   yes , he may be having a urinary infecion
User :   is medicine appropiate or we need to change
Doctor :   the medications are good
Doctor :   u need to continue them for a week so that the infection does not recurr
User :   ok should we give a doctor visit tommorow
User :   ok
User :   ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   he has also given econorm
Doctor :   that would be better in case the condition does not improve
User :   ok
User :   is that a very erious problem
Doctor :   Keep him cooler with cold sponges and give him regular fluids to drink
User :   ok its kid?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   its not serious
User :   ok
User :   can u suggest some food
User :   routine
Doctor :   mashed banana with milk,
Doctor :   rice with milk and sugar
User :   rice with pulse is that ok..its his common daily food
Doctor :   yes
User :   what abt feeding?
Doctor :   that is good too
Doctor :   feed him on demand
User :   problem is he is demanding everytime
Doctor :   as and when he is hungry , in addition to once in 4-5 hrs
User :   do not want to stop
User :   okk
User :   diapers is that ok
Doctor :   when a kid is weak, he drinks less each time
Doctor :   and hence he needs more frequent feeds
Doctor :   yes diapers are fine too
User :   urine infection can occur due to what reason?
User :   what should be diaper changing frequency?
Doctor :   they are spread through blood borne infections
User :   okk
Doctor :   twice or thrice a day, or as needed
User :   can u elaborate a little
User :   we went to zoo a day before
User :   he was in car and trolley always
Doctor :   infections that are airborne or food borne when get into the blood stream, can spread to the kidney and cause infecitons in the urinary tract
User :   and a safari ride
User :   can zoo be a problem
User :   ?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   not at all
Doctor :   travel is not an issue
User :   all are blamming me for that...
Doctor :   urinary infections are common in kids
User :   as zoo may have infected animal
Doctor :   ignorance can cause people speak out a lot of things that may be incorrect
User :   thanks doc
Doctor :   this is not an animal borne infection
Doctor :   you r welcome
User :   anything more to be taken care
Doctor :   nothing much
User :   so fever can stay for one week more
User :   rht
Doctor :   just make sure u repeat the urinalysis once the course of antibiotics is completed
User :   and it need a doc visit tommorow
User :   sure
Doctor :   it may be there for 2-3 more days
User :   fine...
Doctor :   it would be better , just as a precaution
User :   completely agreed
Doctor :   i hope i have answered ur queries
User :   we visit rainbow hospital
Doctor :   ok
User :   yeap you did...
User :   Thank You Again
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   take care and have a good night
User :   need to go office in night shift so that i can be at house tommorow
User :   bye bye
User :   take care u too
Doctor :   bye for now
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