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Suggest Treatment For Persistent Fever In A Child

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Posted on Tue, 18 Oct 2016
Question: My six year old son had high fever for two days starting Saturday morning . By Monday morning his fever had come down to around 100 and he was playful in the day. But at night he started complaining about severe pAin in his calf muscles . He is not even able to stand..
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Answered by Dr. Bruno Mascarenhas (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Please rule out dengue

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to HealthCareMagic.com I am Dr.J XXXXXXX Anto Bruno Mascarenhas. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you.

fever with body pain with pain so severe that child cannot stand can occur in dengue. hence we need to do blood tests. please consult a paediatrician or paediatric hospital immediately

Hope you found the answer helpful.

If you need any clarification / have doubts / have additional questions / have follow up questions, then please do not hesitate in asking again. I will be happy to answer your questions.

Best Wishes for Speedy Recovery
Let me know if I can assist you further.
Take care.

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Suggest Treatment For Persistent Fever In A Child

Brief Answer: Please rule out dengue Detailed Answer: Hi, Welcome to HealthCareMagic.com I am Dr.J XXXXXXX Anto Bruno Mascarenhas. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. fever with body pain with pain so severe that child cannot stand can occur in dengue. hence we need to do blood tests. please consult a paediatrician or paediatric hospital immediately Hope you found the answer helpful. If you need any clarification / have doubts / have additional questions / have follow up questions, then please do not hesitate in asking again. I will be happy to answer your questions. Best Wishes for Speedy Recovery Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care. -oOo- PS 1 : After all your doubts have been cleared, kindly (a) Close this Question (b) Rate my Replies and (c) Give your Feedback. PS 2 : In the future, for continuity of care, I encourage you to contact me directly in HealthCareMagic at http://bit.ly/askdrbruno