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What causes fits after suffering from fever? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Dec-2014
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Doctor:Hello XXXXXXX
User:My daughter was suffering from the fever from last Saturday.
User:Her age is 2 years
Doctor:Did you record the temperature?
User:its more than 100
Doctor:Is she having constant fever?
User:Right now, no fever
User:Right now, we're giving her medicines
Doctor:Does she have any other symptoms?
User:She's having fits problems
Doctor:May I know what all medications you are giving her?
Doctor:I see
User:Just a moment
Doctor:Ok sure
User:Calpol 120 mg and in high fever Mefenamic Acid Suspension Mefast 100
Doctor:This is right medication for fever
User:But she got relief from Mefenamic Acid Suspension Mefast 100 only
Doctor:mefenamic acid is good
Doctor:What was her last temperature?
Doctor:I see
User:But after mefenamic no fever is there
Doctor:Since morning she does not have fever right?
User:Is that medicine is good for her health
Doctor:Is there any other symptoms associated with fever?
Doctor:Like cold , cough
User:One problem is there
Doctor:Is that fits or else?
User:May we her egg
User:in food ?
Doctor:you can give egg
User:Because she's also having digestions problem.
Doctor:which is good for health since it contains proteins
Doctor:Oh ok
User:From last two days
User:In high fever she's also having fits problem.
Doctor:Is she having vomiting or loose motions?
User:Day before yesterday she suffered with the same.
Doctor:Yes high fever can cause fits
User:In fits some liquid come outside from her month
Doctor:Ok, I suggest you wait for until to day evening to see whether she will get fever or not
Doctor:are you giving medications for fits?
Doctor:Does she get fits only during fever or any other time as well?
User:after taking mefenamic she's not having fever
User:Only during the fever
Doctor:Oh ok
User:This is the second time.
User:Last time it's happened in Aug, 2014
Doctor:I suggest you better you visit a pediatrician to find out the cause of fever
Doctor:If she gets fever again then better to start antibiotics
User:What is this ?
Doctor:and I also suggest you do sponge her body with warm cloth
Doctor:It decreases temperature rapidly
Doctor:And also discuss about fits with doctor and doctor may advice for anti convulsive medications (for fits)
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:No Thanks
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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