Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps

175 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 18 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Suggest remedies for intermittent fever and vomiting in a child

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Eric Goldstein

Pediatrician

Practicing since :1999

Answered : 1284 Questions

default
Posted on Sat, 24 Mar 2018 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: My 7year old has had fevers on and off for several days. They go away and then randomly come back before bed and early in the morning. She has had the flu and common cold this past week. There was vomiting for less then 24 hours and spread through the house to each member. Still has a bad cough and congestion. Over all her mood and behavior is normal. But this morning she is complaining of head pain. Hurts when she coughs and bends over.
doctor
Answered by Dr. Eric Goldstein 33 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Fever

Detailed Answer:
Hello. I just read through your question.
The symptoms you describe are very common in this age group. They are consistent with a developing sinus infection. The head pain and the increased pain when bending over are classic for it. In most cases, the only way to treat is with antibiotic. It would be worth a visit to your doctor to have her examined and discuss if this would be right for her.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,  

Recent questions on Sinus infection

doctor1 MD

My Mother has C-Diff and can no longer take most antibotic so the question is how do we treat small infections like a sinus infection or a kidney infection. I know the one antibotic she can take is Flagaral but if she takes it to much will it help her when the c-diff acts up again. Also how contagious is it when she isnt sick with it.

doctor1 MD

Hi last August I had a sinus infection together with what felt like an explosion in my head. This happened 2 months after being put on a second blood pressure tablet and after a course of antibiotics. I had an intense pressure in my head and ears. The problem is still on going and I have had two MRI scans and been cleared through ENT, the second MRI was to look closer at the Trigeminal Nerve (am on Carbamazepine) but all seems normal. The sensations (difficult to discribe) down my right side of my head mainly seem to be coming from the temple area. The neurologist has passed me back to my doctor but said in his letter that they could refer me back to him if needed! I still have not had any real diagnosis. Can you help me please?

doctor1 MD

my sister is in hospital... total knee replacement 10 weeks ago, doing great diagnosed with sinus infection last week, drainage, coughing, lost voice this Tuesday had fever 101.6 with redness on surgical site went to dr next day. said cellutitis, sent her to ER @ hospital. Did blood cultures, chest xray, ultrasound of lower leg. Sent her to Omaha to her knee surgeon. He said no infection in knee, but she was sick and had infection. Gave her Zpack antibiotics. Sent home Today (Friday) went to clinic again. Dr. admitted her to hospital in Omaha. Her scar is redder and spreading. sudden redness in ankle and splotches all over leg that look like hot water has splashed and burned her. Dr. said doesn t look like normal cellulitis. Had lots of questions about cancer in family. We are all worried sick. What is causing this? She had taken her antibiotic pill today so they are going to start her on strong IV antibiotic Saturday. Thank you so much for your kind advise.

doctor1 MD

Can you take amoxicillin and Valtrex for shingles at the same time. I have a sinus infection and my shingles has returned. YYYY@YYYY

doctor1 MD

Hello Sir/Mam, My self XXXXXXX XXXX and i m 29 yrs old.I m accountant by profession.from last 1 yr i m suffering from Sinus problem.I DAILY FEEL PAIN IN MY FOREHEAD IN MORNING NEAR 11-12 AM. AND IT IS NOT SHARP PAIN .I FEEL PAIN IN MY FOREHEAD AND...

doctor1 MD

I had a sinus infection about a month ago and right after i had a headache on the top back of my head. It was not severe but throbbing intermidiatly. Head ache long gone but the same spot is sore to the touch and i is sore if i move my head most...