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Date : 10-Sep-2014
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User:my daughter is 4.10 years . she has got fever 101.8 when do i give her crocin is it fever above 100
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:May I know the if there any other symptoms along with fever?
User:actually i went to doc today. yesterday night 4 am she had tendency of vomitting and had fever so huband gave crocin today morning 6 am
User:her fever was 99 husband gave her crocin
User:her fever did not come down i gave her crocin at 12 pm today
User:since her fever did not come down i gave her ibugesic 3.5 ml few mins back
User:coz now when i checked her fever was 101.8
User:my query is at wat temperature should i gie crocin or ibugesic to her
Doctor:What did the doctor diagnosed her condition as?
User:viral fever
User:she has little cold as well
User:viral infection
Doctor:As she is suffering from viral fever, there are possibilities that her temperature doesn't reduce after taking crocin or ibugesic.
Doctor:As she is having fever from yesterday, it will take another 3 to 4 days for the fever to come down.
Doctor:You can give her crocin 3 to 4 times a day, irrespective of her fever.
Doctor:after food.
Doctor:Monitor her temperature every 4th hourly.
Doctor:you can give her cold water body sponge whenever her temperature is above 100.
Doctor:Ask her to take complete bed rest.
Doctor:Give her healthy diet along with vegetables and fruits as these will improve her immunity.
Doctor:You can try Anamol rectal suppository as this will act like an injection.
Doctor:It has to be placed in the anus.
Doctor:If you are placing the suppository then no need to give her crocin syp.
Doctor:Do it if she is comfortable with a suppository or you are comfortable placing it.
Doctor:Are you able to follow my instructions?
User:sorry i had to pick one call
Doctor:No problem.
Doctor:I hope you could follow my instructions.
User:ya i got it
Doctor:Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:actually i had my 6 monthy old baby who had running nose and little fever till morning. i consulted with doc and he said its viral. when i came back from hospital now my baby is fine no fever no running nose. shall i still continue her medicine
Doctor:If she stills has temperature, you can continue with the medicine.
User:no she does not have fever
Doctor:keep monitoring her temperature.
Doctor:If it raises then you can give her crocin syp as advised by your doctor.
User:k thanks doc
Doctor:Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User:bye doc
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:no more queries as of now
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