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7 year old had fever after ear infection, taking Omnicef. Still high fever. Concerned ?

7 year old boy had 103 for four days a month ago, ear infection 2 weeks later, treated with antibiotics . Now high fever again, 103. Went to ped yesterday war was red but no infection, gave antibiotics if pain worsened, it did. Been on omnicef since last night, still at 103, comes down when treated with Motrin. Concerned mom.
Asked On : Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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HI I have gone through your mail and as you said that your seven years old child is having high grade fever and he is also having associated ear infection,your paed doctor had given but still child is having fever.You are advice to consult E.N.T.specialist for examination of ear of your child to rule out otogenic causes of fever and complications of ear infections.If your suggest than you should go for some investigations like-C.T.Scan ear & head,Blood -CBC,ESR,malaria parasite,widal test, X-Ray chest.By clinical examination and co-relation of investigations report conclusion of co-relation between fever and ear infection.Thanks.
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