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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my daughter has fever since 3days ,on advil every 4hrs amoxicilline two times a day why is fever not geting better and still has 102.4F.
Doctor :   hello
User :   hello
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   since how many days the fever is there ?
User :   i wanted to know why my daughters fever is not reducing
User :   3days now and presently 102.4
Doctor :   is the fever continuous ?
Doctor :   or does it goes down when you give medications ?
User :   intermitently goes and comes day and night
Doctor :   and chills and shivers ?
User :   after advil and cold compress goes down and come back in 4-5hours
User :   yes 2days back not today
Doctor :   were amoxcillin prescribed by a doc ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   i see
Doctor :   what have the doc said?
Doctor :   well you see as per medical protocol
Doctor :   a child with fever 102 degree
User :   he said it shouls go down in 48hrs
Doctor :   needs medical supervision
Doctor :   yes it should
Doctor :   you need to see doc right away
User :   i have called and left message hope to hear from him soon
Doctor :   till then keep on giving sponge bath
User :   yes i am doing it right now
Doctor :   and tylenol for babies
User :   yes i am giving every 4hrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   well 102 is high so just treat it conservatively
User :   ok
Doctor :   give lots of water
Doctor :   or fluids that will help to reduce the temperature
User :   ya she is drinking water only has not eaten any food since 3days now
Doctor :   ok
User :   thankyou doctor
Doctor :   your most welcome
User :   ok bye
Doctor :   bye bye
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