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Date : 09-Jan-2015
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User:Hi Doctor, My 2 year old daughter has ear pain, she just woke up from sleep and crying because of pain
Doctor:I see
User:please Suggest some remedy
Doctor:How long has she been having this?
User:this is the first time, she started crying from last 10 mins
Doctor:Do you have any paracetamol syrup available?
User:yes, thats for fever right
Doctor:its a good pain killer as well
User:what should be the dosage
Doctor:Whats the concentration of the syrup? And how much does your daughter weigh?
User:she weighs approximately 12 Kgs
Doctor:Ok, and the concentration? It should be on the bottle.
User:ok, i got it its written on the bottle, for 2-3 yrs kids weighing 12-14 kgs, dose should 7-8 ml
User:i will try this giving her
Doctor:7 ml should be fine
User:also wanted to check, i have soliwax ear drops which i brought for my ear pain 3 mnths back
User:can i apply that to her ear
Doctor:No, we are not sure that there is any wax there and it could make things worse if there is an infection
Doctor:If this persists for more than a day or 2, then take her to the doctor.
User:Sure doctor, also she had cold one week back, now stopped but kofa is still there, it blocks her nose while breathing
User:she does nt know hpw to spit it also
Doctor:then you should take her to the doc
Doctor:She will need a prescription for an antihistamine
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:no doctor
User:thanks for the advise
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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