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Child gets frequent fever cold. Took cap, no relief. Why is this happening? How to cure it?

my child gets frequent fever cold .. shes going to a play school.. when we went to our native we consulted a doctor and he asked to test for primary complex.. test result was positive.. the mantoux test showed approximately 15mm.. doctor prescribed combinations of rifampicin , isoazinide n pirazinamide.. we are completing two months of this medicine.. the next set for 4 months contains rifampicin and isoazinide.. even though we have completed two months she keeps getting fever two times in a month.. i am really worried..please do let me know why this is happening..
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

Are there any other associated complaints other than cold. This may give a clue to the diagnosis,
Does she have any chills or rigors?
Does she have burning urination or sore throat?
What other investigations were done?
If so what are the reports?
Is there any history of contact with a case of tuberculosis?

If it is a confirmed case of tuberculosis and other diagnosis of tuberculosis are ruled out then multi drug resistance should be thought of.

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Hope this helps.
Take care

Dr Y V Siva Sankara Murty
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Answered: Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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