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Suggest treatment for fever, cold, cough and vomiting - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Sep-2014
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User:Hello Doctor
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User:M father of 2 years old baby boy
User:he is not keeping well for the past 4 days
Doctor:What is wrong?
User:It was fever and cold.. Now he has severe cough and vomiting too
User:its close to midnight.. he is vomiting like his lungs will come out..
Doctor:Is he able to hold any food down?
User:im seriously concerned
Doctor:oh dear
User:he has not taken any solid food for the last 2 days..
Doctor:i understand its late, but if he is in such a state, its time to take him to emergency room and get iv fluids put in
User:this evening i took him to doctor again and she prescribed few syrups to give him very 4 hrs
User:the moment he takes the syrup , he vomits again
Doctor:Nothing i can tell you here will resolve this quickly enough
Doctor:he will need an iv line then
User:I'm just confused whether to take him to hospital now or wait until morning
Doctor:Does that make sense?
User:so thought of seeking your advice
Doctor:now, do not delay
Doctor:2 day without adequate nutrition is worrisome
Doctor:he most likely has a bacterial infection, the ER will give him direct iv antibiotics and an anti nausea med
User:is it ok to go for iv for a 2 years baby ?
Doctor:I'm sorry i can't be of furthur help, but i do not wish to take any chances
Doctor:yes, i've seen many, they will calculate the dosages based on his weight
User:Alright doc, Thanks
Doctor:Take care
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