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3 year old, fever reduces only when medicine is given. All test results negative. Advise?

My child is 3 years old. he is down with fever last 3 days and he is under medication.All the test results ( hepatytis, typhoid, malaria,) are negative. But the fever is fluctuating. Whenever the medicine is given the temprature reduces and increases later. His fever is between 99 degree to 102 degrees. Please advice. Is there anything to be worrying. Should we perform any more tests.
Asked On : Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Body has a circadian rhythm...
Most fevers will fluctuate...
Most tests normal, it maybe viral...
Generally, it takes four days to settle down.
Give the fever medicine (paracetamol?) - proper dose and timing, to enable symptomatic suppression, until the episode weras off...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Fri, 3 May 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. E Venkata Ramana's  Response
Feb 2013

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

What about the results of CBP, CUE?

Are these reports are with in normal range?

If these are normal, then this illness is looking like a viral or a simple upper respiratory tract infection.

But typhoid fever can not be diagnosed by doing widal test in a 3 days fever and the widalk test has to be repeated after 5 days if the fever is still persisting.

Continue the medication as prescribed by your Pediatrcian.

Give plenty of oral fluids to maintain hydration.

Consult your Pediatrician if the fever is not coming down.

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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