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Viral fever and bacterial infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   20 days back my son(3.11yrs) suffered from viral fever then it got cured after taking blood test.
User :   complaint was neutrophilis(14%).
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   at that time temp was between 101 to 104.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   slowly after using antibiotics it got reduced
Doctor :   oK.
User :   then my daughter got fever(11months old),temp between 101 to 103
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   doctor gave same antibiotic to my daughter and gave one injection it' s got reduced
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   nearly 10 days has passed ,now my son having fever 3 hrs before 100.8
User :   why frequently it's coming?
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   will the infection be spreaded after using antiboitics also?
Doctor :   Has he got any cold, cough, any other symptoms ?
Doctor :   k
User :   from 3 days onwards he having mild cold and cough (more)
Doctor :   It might be a viral infection with super added bacterial infection .
Doctor :   Does he have any expectoration ?
User :   wt is meant by expectoration ?
Doctor :   Any sputum ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok, It might be for sure a super added recurrence of the bacterial infection, for how many days have you given him antibiotic ?
Doctor :   What was the antibiotic used ?
User :   azhitral 200 mg/5ml per day /4 days
Doctor :   What is the weight of the baby ?
User :   15kg's
Doctor :   You might have to use at least 7.5 ml for 5 days
Doctor :   Please discuss with the Pediatrician
Doctor :   And give proper amount of antibiotic dose for him.
Doctor :   This will help in recurrence, the main reason for relapse is : Doctor :   or
Doctor :   1. either low dose of drug
User :   dosage prescribed by pediatrician only
Doctor :   2. Not given for sufficient no. of days.
Doctor :   Please discuss with the same pediatrician what i have advised you ,
User :   ok
User :   one more question
Doctor :   let him know that 5 ml is given in children upto 10kgs weight, and ask him if he would prescribe more.
Doctor :   Ok,Please go on.
User :   this fever/infection spreaded from my daughter? b'coz my son fever is controlled on 20th march,again today started fever
Doctor :   It can be very much possible that his fever could have relapsed form his previous bout as it can stay dormant for 2-3 weeks.
Doctor :   But whatever be the etiology of spreading , correct treatment is necessary.
User :   ok
Doctor :   So lets put the emphasis on treatment on treatment modality, please talk to the pediatrician and ask him to adjust proper dosage on the basis of weight, And do give him a syrup of P25 or Paracetamol for 4 dyas.
Doctor :   Do emphasise the points i advised you.
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me,Take care
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