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Child had diarrhea, swollen face, neck. Have tonsils to be removed. Treatment?

Hi our household have had a sickness bug and my 6 year old son had diehera this morning but I have noticed that one side of his face have swollen and the same side his gland in the neck is swallon, I have checked his temp which is normal and his tonsils as he is on the waiting list to have them removed and they are normal please help
Asked On : Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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Thanks for your query ,I understand your concern.
Well it seems your baby is having a viral infection, along with salivary gland swelling of one side? Mumps . Nothing to worry as such keep your baby well hydrated , give lots of fluids like plain water, ors water whenever baby is passing motions , butter milk , glucon d water
Give soft diet avoid sour , cold food in diet, also avoid spicy and oily food. Give paracetamol in case of fever and some anti allergic like Allegra,
Add on a probiotic also . It's a self limiting disorder donot worry and take a reference from your child specialist too.
I hope I have answered your query ,
God Bless
Dr Aarti Gupta
Answered: Sat, 25 May 2013
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