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upper respiratory tract infection, symptoms and treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :                                                     Hello, My daughter who is 2 years old, having fever and mouth ulcer/rashes and some mild rasghes on legs as weel. Little bit of coughing also. We had consultation with one of the doctor but its almost 3 days but no cure.
Could anyone pls help if treatment is going in correct direction?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
let me read
User :   Hello sir
User :   Below are the medicines given by the doctor: Doctor :  
yes let me know on what medication she is on?
User :   Sesef syp (3.5 ml for 2 times)
User :   Crocin syp (6.5 ml for 3 times)
User :   Visyneral syp (2.5 ml 2 times
User :   and
User :   cetzine syp
User :   2.5 ml for 2 times
Doctor :  
User :   because of mouth ulcer she is not even willing to drink water
Doctor :  
does she have cough?
User :   yes she has
Doctor :  
is wheeze also is there?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Doctor :   is the rash is there only on legs or is it there even on abdomen chest and arms
User :   only on the legs
Doctor :  
Doctor :   your child is suffering from upper respiratory tract infection
Doctor :   treatment is in right direction
User :   ok
Doctor :   it takes a minimum of 5 to 7 days
User :   but how come this is affecting to mouth ulcer/rash
User :   ?
User :   do we need to take care of baby from certain things in future to avoid this kind of problem?
Doctor :   fever with rash is an entity where it is associated with some infectons
Doctor :  
and most of them are viral in nature
User :   What could be the cause ?
Doctor :   the cause is probably viral infection
User :   or how can we prevent?
User :   ohh ok
User :   coz right now she is not even drinking water due to pains in the mouth.. so what shud we do if this doesnt get reduced?
Doctor :   there is no effective preventive measures
User :   she is hungry but not daring to take it in mouth
Doctor :   the ulcer take a week time to heal
User :   ok so we need to wait for 3-4 days more right?
User :   and u dont think there shud be any change in medication right?
Doctor :   at present
Doctor :  
no change in medication unless your treating doctor suggests it by himself
Doctor :  
for the present ulcer problem
User :   ok
User :   1 more thing i would like to ask.. may be it is realted to this or not
Doctor :  
you can ask the child to gargle with warm water
Doctor :  
then before feeding
User :   she had coughing problem since last 1-2 months
User :   but only for some time that too in the nioght
User :   night*
Doctor :  
yes it is related to this
User :   other times she is perefectly alright... but not sure why for some time she gets this coughing problem
Doctor :  
Doctor :   is the childs immunization schedule is followed appropriately
User :   we used to give cheston cold during that tiome
Doctor :   ok
User :   are you there
Doctor :  
User :   ok
User :   yes we did
Doctor :  
has the child been immunized against flu infections?
User :   meaning... is there any special immunization for flu also?
User :   wer followed standar / genberal immunization schedule
Doctor :   influenza vaccines are available
Doctor :  
check this with your doctor
User :   ohh ok sure
User :   i didnt know about it
Doctor :  
presently continue the same medicine
User :   ok
Doctor :  
she should be alright in a week or so
User :   ok thnks for ur consultaion
Doctor :  
and the mouth ulcer part it should heal with in a week to
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