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Child has fever. Red, swollen gums, blister on chin. What is it?

my 2 year old son has had a fever for a few days i took him to the hospital probably 3days ago and they did all sorts of tests, strep test and also they took x rays to make sure there was nothing related to his lungs.. they said all the tests came out clear and it was just a viral infection and to give him tylenol until it goes away. the day after we left the hospital his gums got very red and swollen and he had a blister on his chin .. it has been probably.. 2 days maybe more and i dont see it getting any better.. and i dont know what it is :(
Asked On : Sun, 6 Jan 2013
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Thanks for your query,
as mentioned by you your son is investigated and all tests were normal so nothing to worry,swollen gums and blister is also mostly a part of ongoing disease process only and is also viral in nature.
Continue with paracetamol till fever subsides,give him plenty of fluids,fruit juices as vitamin C helps in healing.avoid all kind of fried and junk food.If his symptoms do ot get better than again take pediatric consultation.
Your son will be fine,
God bless
Answered: Sun, 6 Jan 2013
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