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Productive cough with fever in a 14 month old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
Doctor :   Dr XXXhere
User :   HI Dr XXX i want to speak to pedeatratian
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   my daughter is 14 months old
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   she issuffering from fever from afternoon with little cough
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   we gave her sinarest cc at 7:30 pm 3.5 ml
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   there is no fever .now there is fever of 100.7
User :   please suggest
Doctor :   Is the cough dry or associated with gurgling sound?
User :   with gurgling sound
Doctor :   Ok, since there is gurgling sound in the cough and fever associated i consider it probably to be lower respiratory tract infection
User :   ok
Doctor :   for which she may have to be put on antibiotics after detailed examination by a specialist
Doctor :   for time being
User :   ok
Doctor :   i can advise you management till the time you see the specialist
Doctor :   fever cannot be controlled by sinarest alone but cough would get alleviate with it
Doctor :   May i know the paracetamol content ( mg ) in the syrup
Doctor :   I mean how many mg of paracetamol does the sinarest you giving contain
User :   125
Doctor :   ok,then you can give 125 mg more , that is 250mg thrice day after food would suffice
Doctor :   you can go for Syp febrex
User :   ok
Doctor :   both the cough and fever will be controlled
User :   is febrex antibotic or similar to sinarest
Doctor :   but to cure her she needs examined by pediatrician and put on antibiotics
Doctor :   No, febrex is not an antibiotic
Doctor :   it contains paracetamol which controls the fever
User :   yes i will take her in the morning ever to reduce fever do i go ahead give her crocin suspension
Doctor :   If you cannot get the febrex now its ok to give crocin 125 with sinarest
User :   in what interval
User :   she had one at 7:30
Doctor :   6 to 8 hour spacing between the doses is advisable
User :   how much
User :   3.5 ml is ok
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   you can increase it upto 5 ml if the fever is not coming down
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with?
User :   no thanks you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting XXX
Doctor :   kindly provide your fedback
Doctor :   bye for now.
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