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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor
My son (3.5 yrs old) suffering throat pain also getting fever on and off
Childrens specilist suggested Clamp-Kid Forte, do suggest shall use this
Doctor :   Hello
User :   Hi, Good Evening
Doctor :   Good Evening
User :   Dear Doctor
User :   My son (3.5 yrs old) suffering throat pain also getting fever on and offChildrens specilist suggested Clamp-Kid Forte, do suggest shall use this
Doctor :   Since when is your child having fever ?
Doctor :   and throat pain ?
User :   it's from keep on and off from last two days
Doctor :   Is the fever constant ? or does it comes and goes ?
User :   it comes and goes
User :   he says pain in mouth
Doctor :   How high is the fever ?
User :   and throat
User :   it goes to peak 102+
Doctor :   Besides the above said medicine, are you giving him anything else ?
User :   for fever we used Crocin, Dolo
User :   for throat pain azitral
Doctor :   Ok so that must be bringing the fever down
User :   yes, these are suggested by childrens specilist
Doctor :   Well far as your question you had asked about the medicine. Yes you can go ahead and give him the medication
User :   Is Clamp-Kid Forte is good or shall we continue with Ajithral 200, since as per chemist heavy dose (Clamp-Kid Forte)
Doctor :   Also i would want you to the following thing which will help in a speedy recovery
Doctor :   No Clamp Kid forte is ok
Doctor :   You can go ahead and take it
Doctor :   Also do the following
User :   please sir
User :   Could you suggest to go ENT specilist, if you feel it's required
Doctor :   Well you need to wait for 4 days after taking the medications .
User :   since similar fasion he got around 10 days back also
User :   noted sir
Doctor :   Also if the fever is constant at 102 then also you need to show him for a physical examination
Doctor :   1) Give your child a lukewarm sponge bath for 15 to 20 minutes
User :   okay
Doctor :   2) 'Keep your child lightly dressed, and have him sleep under a thin blanket or sheet.
Doctor :   3) If your feverish child doesn't want to eat, don't urge him
User :   he not taking food properly and weight also come down hence suggested vitamin tablets too today
Doctor :   4) Give food like such as oatmeal and mashed potatoes as well as bananas and pudding are also good choices
Doctor :   5) Fluids are essential in treating a fever, so be sure to provide your child with fluids multiple times during the day.
Doctor :   Rest all the medications you are giving is correct
Doctor :   I can understand your concern, don't forget that if the fever is not coming down after 4 days you please take him to the doctor .
Doctor :   I hope you have followed my advice
User :   Well noted, thank you for your assistance
Doctor :   You are most welcome
User :   We are grateful if you can suggest any good clinic incase same situation continues
Doctor :   Sure, where are you located ?
User :   NEar Marathahalli
User :   Now we regularly contacing at Little Angels Clinic (doctor is MD (Pedia)
Doctor :   Well thats good clinic
Doctor :   You can carry on there, its always better to go to the doctor who has examined before unless of course you are not satisfied
Doctor :   You also have Fortis Speciality Clinic in Marathahalli
User :   Noted with thanks and your guidance
Doctor :   Your welcome
Doctor :   Take care and thank you for consulting me.
User :   Thank you sir and bye
Doctor :   Bye
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