Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

165 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

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

What causes high fever and watery eyes in a child?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Diptanshu Das

Pediatrician

Practicing since :2005

Answered : 3640 Questions

default
Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 in Child Health
Question: My 3 1/2 year old daughter has a fever of 103. She keeps saying my eyes hurt and rubs them. They are bloodshot and watery. She woke up with a fever so she's had it for 12 hours that I know of, it's a little higher now than it was this morning. She had a small dose of Tylenol this afternoon but not a lot of medicine.
doctor
Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 30 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please upload an image.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through the details and understand your concern. Most often such symptoms are due to viral infections and antibiotics are ineffective in such cases. Antibiotics would not help and irrespective of treatment it usually spontaneously resolves in 5-7 days. Such infections are frequently associated with an allergic component and that could be the reason of the red itchy eyes. However, I would insist you to upload an image of the eyes. It will help me to understand the situation better and I can guide you accordingly.

You are doing the right thing by giving Tylenol when the temperature rises. Also give tepid sponging.

I will wait for your response.

Regards
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
Drug/Medication

Recent questions on  Tylenol

doctor1 MD

Hi, I am 30 years old. I have been more and more swollen for the past week and tonight is unbearable. Tylenol and ibuprofen aren t helping much. I m so drained and tired but have trouble sleeping at night. I m also catching myself snapping and frustrated. And a mild headache just nagging in the back ground for 3 days. What could be wrong with me? What can I do or try that may help?

doctor1 MD

Our 92 year old mother is in a deep sleep like state, then she will pop out for 30 sec - 2 min and suddenly fall back into the sleep like state from which it is impossible to arouse her. She had a bad headache last night, took Tylenol and then slept for 11 hours before our father realized that he could not wake her up. What could this be? Acc to the hospital, she has not had a stroke or major brain bleed or heart attack. Her blood pressure was high also.

doctor1 MD

prednisone, prochlorper, metronidazol, prilosec, tylenol, he has basically been shitting blood, it was every twenty minutes all day for severeal days cant eat anything with out it coming back out , feels like he has to vomit but hardly nothuing comes up, has bad stomach cramps and has been in bed for over a week





doctor1 MD

I came home from work and my son looked sick in the eyes and his face looked a little pale . about 2 hours later i felt his skin and it was burning up, i could not find my thermometer to check but he felt very hot and when he moved he moved slowly adn complained of his body hurting. so i gave him tylenol. 3 hours later he was in bed and his skin finally felt normal but the bed is drenched in his sweat and he is complaining that he is cold even after two blankets and a change of clothing. is he ok and its just from having the fever or could he still be having problems?

doctor1 MD

My 2 year old grand daughter is staying with me. She only gets a fever of 104 at night. IN the day it is normal and she goes throgh her normal routine, active and eats and drinks well. In the evening, she is drigining and eating snacks too. My...

doctor1 MD

Hey doctor this morning before work I had a blood test done. There was not much pain during it but afterwards I was in a bit of a rush since I had to go to work straight after and in the rush I noticed pain in my left arm where the blood was drawn...

doctor1 MD

Getting tatoo in couple hours. Is it ok to take tylenol & flexeril before and or after tatoo? Thanks for prompt help!