Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
133 Doctors are Online

Child has a fever, threw up. Could this be from going swimming?

my 5 year old went swimming yesterday and it was a little bit chilly. Later in the day he had a fever and threw up, today he has been the samer and in bed all day. Could this be from going swimming and his body was shocked from the cold? He was ok until he went swimming, in fact I was surprised because he had a virus about a month month and a half ago.
Asked On : Thu, 11 Apr 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  32
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Pediatrician 's  Response
Hi dear,
Thanks for placing your query through HCM.
I can appreciate your concerns.
It is very likely that he caught this virus from pool.
Viral infections are very common in young kids & it is not uncommon or unusual to have 10-12 infections in a year even for otherwise normal & healthy kids.
Can use paracetamol syrup in appropriate doses & ensure he is drinking enough liquids.
There is no reason to worry.
Hope I have answered your query
Wish you son good health.

Answered: Fri, 12 Apr 2013
I find this answer helpful

2 Doctors agree with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor