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Child had fever followed by upset tummy, loose stools with blood. Worrisome?

hi my daughter is 4 years old and has had temp last night and the night before. The night before was 39.7 which took ages to get down, yesterday during the day she was fine no temp then last night temp of 38.8. she has had upset tummy yesterday and during the night. This morning she has been to the toliet still loose but has blood in it should i be worried? YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Mon, 29 Oct 2012
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It seems like Dysentry/gastroenteritis from the symptoms mentioned.

Has she had any travel recently? Does she complaint of pain in her tummy?

It would be advisable to get checked over by a Pediatrician. If he feels following examination that the symptoms do fit with dysentry, then the treatment is antibiotics and taking adequate fluids.

Hand washing is very essential before and after food and after going to toilet.

She should get better soon.

Dr Tejas Shah
Answered: Mon, 29 Oct 2012
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